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For that reason I have been with you a little outspoken,--for that reason and another which I think you know of.
The frankness of such a secretly outspoken thought could not go without some derisive self-criticism.
And I would not, even if I had the choice, be the clever novelist who could create a world so much better than this, in which we get up in the morning to do our daily work, that you would be likely to turn a harder, colder eye on the dusty streets and the common green fields--on the real breathing men and women, who can be chilled by your indifference or injured by your prejudice; who can be cheered and helped onward by your fellow- feeling, your forbearance, your outspoken, brave justice.
It was one which was too outspoken for his taste--and he had no mind to be frank with me.
* Everhard might have drawn a better illustration from the Southern Church's outspoken defence of chattel slavery prior to what is known as the "War of the Rebellion." Several such illustrations, culled from the documents of the times, are here appended.
Marvell's satires were so witty and so outspoken that once or twice he was in danger of punishment because of them.
His attitude toward his audiences was that of a learned schoolmaster, whose ideas they should accept with deferential respect; and when they did not approve his plays he was outspoken in indignant contempt.
Happy together, they would never forgive that outspoken hostility--and should the marriage turn out badly .
Paisley creative body Outspoken Arts Scotland is working with Williamsburgh Housing Association and is inviting people of all ages to contribute to designs and ideas for new murals in the local area.
Ryanair, run by outspoken chief Michael O'Leary, said: "British pilots should not be threatening the holiday flights of British passengers and families, very few of whom earn over PS170,000 per annum."
AMID the opposition to Mr Rennie's appointment 10 years ago today, the Queen's Cross Church minister received the backing of outspoken Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu.
CHLOE Grace Moretz has said she was warned she could lose her job because she was too "outspoken" about negative behaviour within the industry.