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  • And I was so aggravated that I almost doubt if I did know.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I think the Romans must have aggravated one another very much, with their noses.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was very aggravating; but, throughout the interview, Joe persisted in addressing Me instead of Miss Havisham.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Anyhow, Mr. Wopsle's Roman nose so aggravated me, during the recital of my misdemeanours, that I should have liked to pull it until he howled.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The appointed punishment for his return to the land that had cast him out, being Death, and his case being this aggravated case, he must prepare himself to Die.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Meanwhile, councils went on in the kitchen at home, fraught with almost insupportable aggravation to my exasperated spirit.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Words cannot state the amount of aggravation and injury wreaked upon me by Trabb's boy, when passing abreast of me, he pulled up his shirt-collar, twined his side-hair, stuck an arm akimbo, and smirked extravagantly by, wriggling his elbows and body, and drawling to his attendants, "Don't know yah, don't know yah, 'pon my soul don't know yah!"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The privilege of calling her by her name and hearing her call me by mine became, under the circumstances an aggravation of my trials; and while I think it likely that it almost maddened her other lovers, I know too certainly that it almost maddened me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This was so very aggravating—the more especially as I found myself making no way against his surly obtuseness—that I said, disregarding Herbert's efforts to check me,— "Come, Mr. Drummle, since we are on the subject, I'll tell you what passed between Herbert here and me, when you borrowed that money."  (not reviewed by editor)

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