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Sir Percival's reply (though not designedly uncivil) had only resulted in making matters worse, and Mr.
"Pardon me, mademoiselle; it enters not, it cannot enter into my thoughts to be uncivil."
'Ask me some other time, when you can speak like a gentleman,' returned he, and he made an effort to pass me again; but I quickly re-captured the pony, scarce less astonished than its master at such uncivil usage.
But when churchman and layman, prince and prior, knight and priest, come knocking to Isaac's door, they borrow not his shekels with these uncivil terms.
For instance, if you were INSIDE, you might knock, and I could let you out, you know.' He was looking up into the sky all the time he was speaking, and this Alice thought decidedly uncivil. `But perhaps he can't help it,' she said to herself; `his eyes are so VERY nearly at the top of his head.
According to the popular fictions, the crews of vessels, shipwrecked on some barbarous coast, are eaten alive like so many dainty joints by the uncivil inhabitants; and unfortunate voyagers are lured into smiling and treacherous bays; knocked on the head with outlandish war-clubs; and served up without any prelimary dressing.
"I name them with scruple, monsieur, because I seek an honest gain, and that I wish to carry on my business without being uncivil or extravagant in my demands.
It was Cumberbatch who played Vote Leave campaign head Cummings in the drama 'Brexit: The Uncivil War' about the EU referendum and how it was won, or lost, depending on your politics.
In some instances, the backfire from uncivil attacks may exceed damage done to a rival.
Meanwhile, there's uncivil war among the school staff as head Mandy (Jo Joyner) hurls a few home truths at them.
This superbly produced, complete and unabridged audiobook edition of "Uncivil Warriors: The Lawyers' Civil War" by Peter Charles Hoffer (who is a Distinguished Research Professor of History at the University of Georgia) is deftly narrated by Joe Barrett and unreservedly recommended for personal, community, and academic library American Civil War collections.
Is it painful for you, too, as it is for me, to hear Bisaya culture and especially the Bisaya language used to justify foul words, filthy speech, uncivil discourse, illiberal tendencies, murderous thoughts, even blasphemy?