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ingratitude
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The Winter's Tale
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  • For Polixenes,— With whom I am accus’d,—I do confess I lov’d him, as in honour he requir’d; With such a kind of love as might become A lady like me; with a love even such, So and no other, as yourself commanded: Which not to have done, I think had been in me Both disobedience and ingratitude To you and toward your friend; whose love had spoke, Ever since it could speak, from an infant, freely, That it was yours.

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  • "Boy," Mrs. Amos said, "I am not the least bit surprised at your show of ingratitude.
    Christopher Paul Curtis  --  Bud, Not Buddy
  • I remember he used words like ’failure’ and ’ingratitude,’ and once he said very clearly, ’I know how well I have performed my duty.’
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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