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  • Miss Price, in rejoinder, congratulated herself upon not being possessed of the envious feeling of other people; whereupon Miss Squeers made some general remark touching the danger of associating with low persons; in which Miss Price entirely coincided: observing that it was very true indeed, and she had thought so a long time.
  • HER opinion was of no consequence, it didn’t matter what SHE said, with many other rejoinders of the same class.
  • ’It depends on you, Mr Nickleby, whether that’s all or not,’ was the rejoinder.
  • ’No matter! what do you mean, sir?’ was the tart rejoinder.
  • With this rejoinder, and waiting for no further discussion, Sir Mulberry Hawk yawned, and very leisurely turned back.
  • ’That’s not Mr Nickleby’s voice, surely?’ was the rejoinder.
  • To this Ralph deigned no other rejoinder than a harsh smile, and a glance at the shrivelled old creature before him, which were, however, sufficiently expressive.
  • In rejoinder to this sally, old Arthur again raised his hands, again chuckled, and again ejaculated ’What a man it is!’ which done, he dragged the low chair a little nearer to Ralph’s high stool, and looking upwards into his immovable face, said, ’What would you say to me, if I was to tell you that I was—that I was—going to be married?’
  • To these remonstrances Mr Timberry deigned no other rejoinder than striking his chest and gasping for breath, and giving many other indications of being still the victim of indisposition—for a man must not make himself too cheap either on the stage or off—while Mr Crummles, who knew full well that he would be the subject of the forthcoming toast, sat gracefully in his chair with his arm thrown carelessly over the back, and now and then lifted his glass to his mouth and drank a little…

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  • I couldn’t keep from laughing at his sarcastic rejoinder.
  • Churchill’s famous rejoinder to Chamberlain’s claim that he had obtained peace with honor at the Munich pact: "You were given the choice between war and dishonor. You chose dishonor, and you will have war."

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