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ingratitude
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War and Peace
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  • I knew that I could expect nothing but meanness, deceit, envy, intrigue, and ingratitude—the blackest ingratitude—in this house….
  • I knew that I could expect nothing but meanness, deceit, envy, intrigue, and ingratitude—the blackest ingratitude—in this house….
  • The father and mother did not speak of the matter to their son again, but a few days later the countess sent for Sonya and, with a cruelty neither of them expected, reproached her niece for trying to catch Nicholas and for ingratitude.
  • I am not a man, that I should repay kindness with ingratitude!
  • The princess, who had never liked Pierre and had been particularly hostile to him since she had felt herself under obligations to him after the old count’s death, now after staying a short time in Orel—where she had come intending to show Pierre that in spite of his ingratitude she considered it her duty to nurse him—felt to her surprise and vexation that she had become fond of him.

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  • "Boy," Mrs. Amos said, "I am not the least bit surprised at your show of ingratitude.
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  • 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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