churlish


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I have no churlish objection to the circumnavigation of the globe for the purposes of art, of study, and benevolence, so that the man is first domesticated, or does not go abroad with the hope of finding somewhat greater than he knows.
Nay, brother,' said the same person, 'you're but a churlish Englishman, if Englishman you be--which I should much doubt but for your tongue.
We have urged the Conservatives for so long to buy British that it would be churlish not to acknowledge this welcome shift.
Although this week, call us churlish, we don't really want it to.
Charlie Churlish, from Fishburn, overcame hundreds of applicants to claim the title.
It would be churlish to deny them the pleasure they will presumably get out of these honours yet to me it has the aura of those kids at school who were always obsessed with getting gold stars and running home to show mummy.
Regan said: "Scotland on its own, particularly when it hasn't played in the World Cup for so many years, I think it would be rather churlish of us to say we're going to boycott the World Cup as well.
Surely it's just churlish to suggest that a judge who doles out her opinion on live singing should practise what she screeches?
It would be churlish to stress how only Hart's penalty save - which will surely be the last word in the goalkeeping argument going on inside Pellegrini's head - stopped Spurs regaining parity in the second half.
I thought it was rather churlish of Alan Shearer to suggest the referee was biased.
Can I reassure friends in England that an independent Wales would naturally sell water to England, but it would be churlish to go on about this other dependence - we are bigger than that.
Adam and Claire Gill Churlish McIlroy Jay Townsend's tweeted description of Rory McIlroy's poor course management on the first day of the Irish Open may have been somewhat exaggerated, but this was done only to make a valid point.