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Oh, tallish, dark, clever--talks well--rather a prig, I think.
I never can make out what you mean by a prig," said Rosamond.
But a prig is a fellow who is always making you a present of his opinions.
On the contrary, he was a moral prig," Haythorne blurted out, with apparently undue warmth.
Milton was never, however, a conventional prig, and a quarrel with a self-important tutor led at one time to his informal suspension from the University.
Northerton now winked on Adderly, and whispered to him slily, "Smoke the prig, Adderly, smoke him.
For her woman's eyes, which Love had made sharp-sighted, had in one instant discovered a secret which was invisible to Miss Crawley, to poor virgin Briggs, and above all, to the stupid peepers of that young whiskered prig, Lieutenant Osborne.
If father was determined to make me either a Prig or a Mule, and I am not a Prig, why, it stands to reason, I must be a Mule.
It is all too easy to imagine psycho-profiles - people who like uniforms or selfrighteous prigs who think there are a lot of suspect people out there who should really be locked up.
She follows this introductory defense of John Calvin's thought with essays on such topics as "Darwinism," "Puritans and Prigs," "Family," and "Wilderness.
Suppressing every sense of academic fidelity, prigs and prima donnas from both extremes find a few words from Quaid's speeches and embellish them to suite their own interests.
Her admirable people are frankly detestable-a parcel of prigs.