1 For even satire is a form of sympathy.
2 In its venerable one coat lay a certain vein of satire on human vanity in clothes.
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3 The moment then came when she could scarcely sit longer, and it was like a satire on her patience to remember that Clym could hardly have reached the inn as yet.
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4 The affair, as it will be reported, will cover us with shame; for in a society such as ours satire inflicts a painful and incurable wound.
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5 It was some foul parody, some infamous ignoble satire.
6 One morning, though I had never tried my hand with the pen, it suddenly occurred to me to write a satire on this officer in the form of a novel which would unmask his villainy.
7 I had not expected him to be, and was not surprised myself; or my observation of similar practical satires would have been but scanty.
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8 Well, these sad and hopeless obstacles are welcome in one sense, for they enable us to look with indifference upon the cruel satires that Fate loves to indulge in.
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9 Even in anger, he was suave and satirical, and whisky usually served to intensify these qualities.
10 It is therefore not in strict character, however admirably satirical, that after going to school himself, he should then go abroad inculcating not what he learned there, but the folly of it.
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11 Charlie May was slightly satirical, for he had flirted a very little with Julia, and Hammond had cut up very roughly.
12 He could also "embellish" his words by the simple expedient of half-closing, half-winking one eye; which trick communicated to some of his satirical utterances quite a mordant effect.
13 'I should have thought sexual indigestion from surfeit would have interfered with you more seriously,' said Hammond satirically.
14 'A poacher, your Ladyship,' said the man satirically.