One Sunday morning Napoleon appeared in the barn and explained that he had never at any time contemplated selling the pile of timber to Frederick; he considered it beneath his dignity, he said, to have dealings with scoundrels of that description.
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He’s a scoundrel. Don’t trust him.
He is the most intolerable scoundrel on the face of the earth.