blackguard


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When I began calling myself a scoundrel and a blackguard and my tears flowed (the tirade was accompanied throughout by tears) her whole face worked convulsively.
I suppose you've heard that blackguard has deserted her," he cried explosively.
Yes, Watson, I went there, and I found very quickly that the late lamented Oldacre was a pretty considerable blackguard.
Mary," he began, "I am a good-for-nothing blackguard.
I could not read of his death without emotion, and it was a personal pang to me when the prince, crowned king, denied him: blackguard for blackguard, I still think the prince the worse blackguard.
There, you low blackguard, that will teach you to be impertinent to a lady.
Even the London blackguard stood awed and quiet in the presence of the national calamity.
It is really pitiable, particularly when one gets into the hands of a little blackguard, perfect in all sorts of cruelty to animals: all I should like to know is, how the story will end.
Every school, indeed, has its own traditionary standard of right and wrong, which cannot be transgressed with impunity, marking certain things as low and blackguard, and certain others as lawful and right.
I have given them a thrashing they will remember; a set of cowardly, rascally `orange' blackguards.
If I must eat my hard fare here, madam," cries she to the landlady, "I beg the kitchen may be kept clear, that I may not be surrounded with all the blackguards in town: as for you, sir," says she to Partridge, "you look somewhat like a gentleman, and may sit still if you please; I don't desire to disturb anybody but mob.
He was, I honestly believe, one of the greatest blackguards that ever lived.