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But Lady Eleanore, with a laugh of scorn, drew the rich folds of the embroidered mantle over her head, in such a fashion as to give a completely new aspect to her beautiful face, which--half hidden, half revealed--seemed to belong to some being of mysterious character and purposes.
The people raved against the Lady Eleanore, and cried out that her pride and scorn had evoked a fiend, and that, between them both, this monstrous evil had been born.
The malice of his mental disease, the bitterness lurking at the bottom of his heart, mad as he was, for a blighted and ruined life, and love that had been paid with cruel scorn, awoke within the breast of Jervase Helwyse.
The woman took no notice of these taunts, but walked on, with the same expression of angry scorn, as if she heard nothing.
She picked very fast and very clean, and with an air of scorn, as if she despised both the work and the disgrace and humiliation of the circumstances in which she was placed.
A glance like sheet-lightning suddenly flashed from those black eyes; and, facing about, with quivering lip and dilated nostrils, she drew herself up, and fixed a glance, blazing with rage and scorn, on the driver.
She knew of none save those to which you subscribe a pittance weekly in anticipation of rainy days, and the London clubs were her scorn.
So, gathering up his hat and newspaper, he stalked solemnly behind the landlord to that humble apartment, and throwing himself on a settle by the fireside, resumed his countenance of scorn, and began to read and drink in silent dignity.
It remains oddly affecting in this form, despite Gonzo's attempts to pour scorn on the enterprise.
Sydney, Mar 28 ( ANI ): West Indies captain Darren Sammy has poured scorn on young Australian all-rounder James Faulkner by saying that 'talk is cheap, which he added, his team proved that by virtually knocking Australia out of the World Twenty20 tournament.
I had an unhappy childhood but no way would I have dragged my parents onto a television programme to be held up for public scorn.
SIR - Your correspondent Terry Mackie (Letters, Feb 17) heaps scorn on Jane Davidson's record as education minister.