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  • Steerforth evaded the question for a little while; looking in scorn and anger on his opponent, and remaining silent.
  • I have merely to observe, that I am not aware that it is any business of theirs, and that I repel that exhibition of feeling with scorn, and with defiance!’
  • Such a concentration of rage and scorn as darkened her face, and flashed in her jet-black eyes, I could not have thought compressible even into that face.
  • I have received outrages from a person — a female I am sorry to say, for the credit of my sex — who is not to be mentioned without scorn and disgust; and therefore I would rather not mention her.’
  • She condescended to make no reply, but, turning on me with another scornful laugh, said: ’The friends of this excellent and much-injured young lady are friends of yours.
  • As she still stood looking fixedly at me, a twitching or throbbing, from which I could not dissociate the idea of pain, came into that cruel mark; and lifted up the corner of her lip as if with scorn, or with a pity that despised its object.
  • ’And that,’ said Rosa Dartle, ’is so strong a claim, preferred by one so infamous, that if I had any feeling in my breast but scorn and abhorrence of you, it would freeze it up.
  • As she now stood panting, looking at her with the utmost detestation that she was capable of expressing, and trembling from head to foot with rage and scorn, I thought I had never seen such a sight, and never could see such another.

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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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