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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • Heron gave the lead and all three joined in a scornful laugh.
  • —Princes of the church, said Mr Casey with slow scorn.
  • Mr Dedalus uttered a guffaw of coarse scorn.
  • A frown of scorn darkened quickly his forehead as he heard again the silly laugh of the questioner.
  • Temple cried out scornfully.
  • The scorn and anger in his voice brought Cranly’s eyes back from a calm survey of the walls of the hall.
  • —All your intellectual soul is in that phrase, O’Keeffe, said Temple with open scorn.
  • —Look at him! he said with scorn to the others.
  • Lynch gazed after him, his lip curling in slow scorn till his face resembled a devil’s mask: —To think that that yellow pancake-eating excrement can get a good job, he said at length, and I have to smoke cheap cigarettes!
  • —Such is the threefold sting of conscience, the viper which gnaws the very heart’s core of the wretches in hell, so that filled with hellish fury they curse themselves for their folly and curse the evil companions who have brought them to such ruin and curse the devils who tempted them in life and now mock them in eternity and even revile and curse the Supreme Being Whose goodness and patience they scorned and slighted but Whose justice and power they cannot evade.

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  • Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.
  • That coach scorns students who don’t have natural ability.

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