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Friend finally suggests that it doesn't matter what Harris is singing so long as Harris gets on and sings it, and Harris, with an evident sense of injustice rankling inside him, requests pianist to begin again.
One quill he had carried away in his muzzle, where it had remained for weeks, a rankling flame, until it finally worked out.
Thus they rejoined their friends: each with causes of dislike against the other rankling in his breast: and the young man haunted, besides, with thoughts of the vindictive retaliation which was threatened against Nicholas, and the determination to prevent it by some strong step, if possible.
For one thing," answered Richard, rankling a little, "it won't buy one into the exclusive circles of society.