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wretch
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Gone with the Wind
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  • You are a clever, black-hearted wretch, Rhett Butler, and you know very well this bonnet’s too pretty to be refused.
  • This was what that little wretch meant when he said he’d give me something to remember him by!
  • He had almost seemed like a human being and not the perverse wretch she knew so well.
  • What a perverse wretch he was, but how nice he could be at times!
  • Of all the people in the world to turn up here, this terrible person who had witnessed that scene with Ashley which still gave her nightmares; this odious wretch who ruined girls and was not received by nice people; this despicable man who had said, and with good cause, that she was not a lady.
  • "Oh, Captain Butler, what a crafty wretch you are!" she cried, smiling.
  • He was bad enough when he was a speculator during the war and making money out of our hunger but now that he is hand in glove with the Carpetbaggers and Scallawags and a friend—actually a friend of that odious wretch, Governor Bullock— Call, indeed!
  • He should thank God on bended knee for a girl with your—how did he put it?—’passion for living,’ but being a poor-spirited wretch—"

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  • Pity the poor wretch.
  • If you pay the blackmail, you will remain at the mercy of the unscrupulous wretch.

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