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THE SARCASTIC BYSTANDER [not attending to her] Do you know where
THE SARCASTIC ONE [amazed] Well, who said I didn't?
THE SARCASTIC BYSTANDER [affecting great distinction of speech] Thenk you, teacher.
The significance of the sarcastic man's words took from him all loud moods that would make him appear prominent.
"Shucks!" says the king, very sarcastic; "but I don't know -- maybe you was asleep, and didn't know what you was about."
Certainly it was agreeable, when the day's work was over, to find one's employer an intelligent and cheerful companion; and if he was sometimes a little sarcastic and sometimes a little too insinuating, and if I did discover that his mildness was more a matter of appearance than of reality--if I did occasionally suspect the existence of flint or steel under an external covering of velvet--still we are none of us perfect; and weary as I was of the atmosphere of brutality and insolence in which I had constantly lived at X , I had no inclination now, on casting anchor in calmer regions, to institute at once a prying search after defects that were scrupulously withdrawn and carefully veiled from my view.
"Bonaparte has said so," remarked Prince Andrew with a sarcastic smile.
Monk may not have as much pride as I have; for I declare if any one had put me into a coffer with that grating over my mouth, and carried me packed up, like a calf, across the seas, I should cherish such a memory of my piteous looks in that coffer, and such an ugly animosity against him who had inclosed me in it, I should dread so greatly to see a sarcastic smile blooming upon the face of the malicious wretch, or in his attitude any grotesque imitation of my position in the box, that, Mordioux!
These from his distance he admired extravagantly; and though he was inclined to be more sarcastic with them than with others, though he made little jokes at their expense, he would have given anything to change places with them.
I wanted to go to it 'cause Milty said his mother said Aunt Atossa would be sure to rise up in her coffin and say sarcastic things to the folks that come to see her buried.
So glad you aren't snobs and look down on me for any particular reason Singer and former X Factor winner James Arthur has a sarcastic dig at Glastonbury Festival organisers after being overlooked this year
One CEO I worked with years ago had been known for being sarcastic, poking fun and belittling others in his previous role as CFO.