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Contemptibly   Listen

In a manner deserving contempt.

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"Contemptibly" Quotes from Famous Books

... unsightly as a night-hag, tawny as a Moor, the eye of a gipsy, low in stature, contemptibly diminutive, scarcely bulk enough to cast a shadow as she walks, less luxuriance than a charred log, fewer ...
— Arthur Mervyn - Or, Memoirs of the Year 1793 • Charles Brockden Brown

... Contemptibly as I think of the morals of Dee, yet, as an able mathematician and an extraordinary character, I could not resist my curiosity to view the house in which he resided. It is now a Ladies' boarding-school; and, on explaining the ...
— A Morning's Walk from London to Kew • Richard Phillips

... I may have a contemptibly weak stomach for this kind of thing, but I confess that I don't care much for a representation of the Judgment Day in a melodrama of low life. Of course low life has just as much right as any other sort of life to be represented ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, September 22, 1920 • Various

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