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You needn't criticize our relations like that," said Felicity tartly.
I say,' repeated Ralph, tartly, 'let him get that situation, and his fortune is made.
He hastened to add that he had not seen his cousin for many years, while he looked upon Fyne (who received him alone) with so much distrust that Fyne felt hurt (the person actually refusing at first the chair offered to him) and retorted tartly that he, for his part, had NEVER seen Mr.
Munt, rather tartly, for she longed to add, "It was lucky that your father married a wife with money.
He retorted tartly that he didn't want to know of any.
Well, you know Oxford has always had it's provincial side, I replied, tartly.
asks "To dramatically overreact," tartly replies Matt.
It's not unheard-of to think that liking people is part of the job," one political consultant to the stars said tartly.
David Axelrod tartly tweeted: "Just to clarify: 'Don't do stupid stuff' means stuff like occupying Iraq in the first place, which was a tragically bad decision.
Very few (grooms) make doll's houses," observes the wedding planner tartly.
A member of the press tartly reminded Southern that his day hadn't been nearly as long as the 300,000 people who were now without potable water thanks to the leak, which had left much of the Kanawha River Valley smelling oddly of penny candy.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says that former UN nuclear chief Muhammad ElBaradei was welcome to run for the presidency if he wants, but tartly dismissed any suggestion that he was a national hero.