’Then comes the question; said the eminently practical father, with his eyes on the fire, ’in what has this vulgar curiosity its rise?’
While, from Mr. Gradgrind, he heard in his much lower tone the words, ’But even as an example to Louisa, of what this pursuit which has been the subject of a vulgar curiosity, leads to and ends in.
Adam Smith and Malthus, two younger Gradgrinds, were out at lecture in custody; and little Jane, after manufacturing a good deal of moist pipe-clay on her face with slate-pencil and tears, had fallen asleep over vulgar fractions.
He several times spoke with an emphasis, similar to the vulgar manner.
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Her vulgarity was a turnoff.
As if I’d ever given her grounds to believe I’d stoop to such vulgarity!