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Catiline,' but his most significant dramatic works, on the whole, are his four great satirical comedies.
He has a very satirical eye, and if I do not begin by being impertinent myself, I shall soon grow afraid of him.
The manager, happening to notice the costume window as he came in, had sent for the buyer and made satirical remarks upon the colour scheme.
Lydgate had often been satirical on this gratuitous prediction, and he meant now to be guarded.
Yet, as she stood looking down at him, a faint smile, half humorous, half satirical, playing about the corners of her shapely mouth, he felt his heart beat faster than ever it had done in any African jungle.
Whether my medical friend's admiration of my satirical sketches led him into talking about them in public with too little reserve; or whether the servants at home found private means of watching me in my moments of Art-study, I know not: but that some one betrayed me, and that the discovery of my illicit manufacture of caricatures was actually communicated even to the grandmotherly head and fount of the family honor, is a most certain and lamentable matter of fact.
Francine's satirical smile showed itself for a moment.
He took an easychair, uninvited; placed himself close at his aunt's side, and ran his eye over her ill-chosen dress with an air of satirical admiration.
Crayford looked at her partner with a satirical smile.
That was, at least, the entirely fictional forecast reported by the Pan-Arabia Enquirer , a well-known satirical site in the Middle East.
Into this fray, the site Clickhole has boldly tread, offering a satirical send-up of those partisans who insist on poisoning every conversation remotely connected to Israelis and Palestinians.
Coos Art Museum will be hosting "Heads Up: The Satirical Art of Stan Fullerton," in the museum's Uno E.