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  • "A promise is a promise," he concluded, still aggrieved.†   (source)
  • With the Krahn essentially replacing the Americo-Liberians as an American-backed oppressive ruling elite, it was only a matter of time before other ethnic groups felt aggrieved enough to revolt as well.†   (source)
  • Albriech advanced between the houses with three beer casks tied to his back and an aggrieved look that was comic enough to make Baldor and several others laugh.†   (source)
  • We don't feel threatened and aggrieved in quite the same way other towns do.†   (source)
  • "I didn't say a word to the barkeep," I pointed out in an aggrieved tone as I rubbed the spot on my head where his heavy seal ring had hit.†   (source)
  • President Musharraf was still aggrieved at her for "embarrassing" Pakistan, so his intelligence services harried her and her supporters.†   (source)
  • They had been with the outfit longer, and felt aggrieved.†   (source)
  • Looking aggrieved, Max stalked past them both, his book clutched to his chest.†   (source)
  • Mandy Ann, she wouldn't lend us a thing," Bud began in an aggrieved tone.†   (source)
  • "You did not mention anything about a mark," said the man, sounding aggrieved.†   (source)
  • 'He keeps her around just to drive me crazy,' Colonel Moodus accused aggrievedly at the other end of the bar.†   (source)
  • To the safer place," he said, with the aggrieved air of a man forced to explain the obvious.†   (source)
  • The ancestral seat of House Baratheon, his by rights ...if you knew how many times he came to Robert singing that same dull song in that gloomy aggrieved tone he has.†   (source)
  • Not even the news from home of an uprising of aggrieved farmers in western Massachusetts seemed to distress Adams.†   (source)
  • He is already sorely aggrieved at me because I will not go about half naked as he does.†   (source)
  • Its tone was that of a kindly heart aggrieved by injuries undeserved.†   (source)
  • Since I did not have the courage to quit, my time in the system became an inquest into the nature of aggrieved innocence.†   (source)
  • ROS (aggrieved, aggressive) : Well, I won-didn't I?†   (source)
  • As the local game warden aggrievedly described the situation to me: the local people had been able to kill 50,00o caribou each winter as recently as two decades past, whereas now they were lucky if they could kill a couple of thousand.†   (source)
  • He was drunken, aggrieved and threatening, and as deliberately irrational as an official who had decided to be malin.†   (source)
  • That's lucky for him," said Stormgren, still somewhat aggrieved.†   (source)
  • Now descends a rack, which remains suspended) COMMON MAN (Aggrieved.†   (source)
  • He felt not only anxious because of this, but unbearably aggrieved and sad about them.†   (source)
  • He had the alternately proud and aggrieved look of a man believing himself to be an instrument in the hands of a power, and when he was young he said at once to strangers that he was being used by Evil, or sometimes he stopped a traveler by shouting, "Stop!†   (source)
  • Again she had to do her own work, and this time she felt aggrieved, hating it, and blaming it on the offending native whom she had sacked without payment.†   (source)
  • "After she promised," Carla says, nodding, aggrieved.†   (source)
  • Our faces shone darkly, sadly in the mirror, an aggrieved and hopeless trinity.†   (source)
  • Mainly Roscoe felt aggrieved that July had put him in such a position.†   (source)
  • It's not just your room!" shouted a sullen, aggrieved voice.†   (source)
  • We had filled out in a year, but we still carried aggrieved mementoes of the journey.†   (source)
  • Fudge subsided into what was clearly an aggrieved silence, but it was broken almost immediately by the portrait, which suddenly spoke in its crisp, official voice.†   (source)
  • Where a split second before there had been an armchair, there now crouched an enormously fat, bald, old man who was massaging his lower belly and squinting up at Dumbledore with an aggrieved and watery eye.†   (source)
  • She remembered Nana saying once that each snowflake was a sigh heaved by an aggrieved woman somewhere in the world.†   (source)
  • In the bronze tower we used the rhetoric of aggrieved minorities to prevent legislation that would hurt our business.†   (source)
  • "I like turnips," said Jack, aggrieved.†   (source)
  • Oh, don't look so aggrieved.†   (source)
  • Gleason aggrieved.†   (source)
  • They departed in a thump of footsteps and aggrieved protests until Max was finally left alone with the elderly couple.†   (source)
  • Joe had managed to get the sleep out of his eyes, and was rather aggrieved that July had given the gun to the girl.†   (source)
  • Taking up his walking stick, Max did his best to shoo them away, but they merely flapped into the air, offered an aggrieved look, and settled defiantly back in their spots.†   (source)
  • Roscoe felt aggrieved.†   (source)
  • As a soldier I would have learned much more about an aggrieved and singularly bewildered species, but by then due to the strangeness of our times, ol' Will McLean, born and bred to be a military man, had decided he would never be a military man.†   (source)
  • And she felt aggrieved and insulted; for she did not care to remember that for years she had refused all his pleas for her help and that he was acting as she had trained him to act.†   (source)
  • Presently Alice appeared, her face rather aggrieved.†   (source)
  • Manuel looked troubled and somewhat aggrieved.†   (source)
  • Izzy's aggrieved voice greeted him.†   (source)
  • "He comes with his moaney, he pays it down like everybodies — I should say no?" he cried, with such an accent of aggrieved innocence that, in spite of the occasion, a few people smiled.†   (source)
  • He felt aggrieved, moreover, that Scarlett should still look desolate after being offered the best of the County boys and Tara, too.†   (source)
  • Now, after the surprise, there was the flash of fury, then the merely humble and aggrieved expression and the placating whine, "What made you go and do that now, Boss, what made you go and do that?"†   (source)
  • "Well, I won't be happy to have Scarlett for my sister, because she's a fast piece if ever I saw one," came the aggrieved voice of Hefty Tarleton.†   (source)
  • The neighbors would have been shocked, aggrieved and indignant, had these brief prayers been all the service over the body of their loved friend, and no one knew this better than Ashley.†   (source)
  • He was evidently surprised and slightly aggrieved at his own ignorance.†   (source)
  • "That's impossible!" said he in an aggrieved tone.†   (source)
  • Pahom felt still more aggrieved, and let his anger loose upon the Elder and the Judges.†   (source)
  • You are nasty to me,' she answered, aggrieved.†   (source)
  • The aggrieved virtue of the burly man made him want to laugh.†   (source)
  • HIGGINS [aggrieved] Do you mean that my language is improper?†   (source)
  • Aggrieved, Kennicott stopped drawing plans, and in ten days the new house was forgotten.†   (source)
  • The woman encountered him with an aggrieved air.†   (source)
  • I was aggrieved against him, as though he had cheated me—me!†   (source)
  • Carrie was ashamed, and Drouet aggrieved.†   (source)
  • He would now be less aggrieved when Aziz was deported.†   (source)
  • The aggrieved and the injured say, "Beauty is kind and gentle.†   (source)
  • Is there any enjoyment in it, if his opinion is that he is aggrieved?†   (source)
  • There was a tinge of sadness in his deep joy; Dinah knew it, and did not feel aggrieved.†   (source)
  • Rosamond felt that she was aggrieved, and that this was what Lydgate had to recognize.†   (source)
  • Eva looked downcast and aggrieved, and turned slowly.†   (source)
  • I never tried it before, and hang me if I ever do again!" added John, with an aggrieved air.†   (source)
  • "Then this is my fault again," said Luzhin, aggrieved.†   (source)
  • Assuming an aggrieved air, Luzhin relapsed into dignified silence.†   (source)
  • His teachers were asked to state their respective charges against him, which they did with such a rancor and aggrievedness as evinced that this was not a usual case, Disorder and impertinence were among the offenses named, yet each of his instructors felt that it was scarcely possible to put into words the real cause of the trouble, which lay in a sort of hysterically defiant manner of the boy's; in the contempt which they all knew he felt for them, and which he seemingly made not the least effort to conceal.†   (source)
  • Wal, now, Flo, you needn't pitch into me jest because I hev a natural Christian spirit," replied Stillwell, much aggrieved.†   (source)
  • Old Mr. Graysford and young Mr. Sorley made converts during a famine, because they distributed food; but when times improved they were naturally left alone again, and though surprised and aggrieved each time this happened, they never learnt wisdom.†   (source)
  • His face, covered with pimples, was neither thoughtful nor even contemptuous; it wore an expression of complacent satisfaction in demanding his rights and in being an aggrieved party.†   (source)
  • I made a third on more than one occasion, unpleasantly aware every time of Cornelius, who nursed the aggrieved sense of his legal paternity, slinking in the neighbourhood with that peculiar twist of his mouth as if he were perpetually on the point of gnashing his teeth.†   (source)
  • If the courts of the Union violated an important law of a State in a private case, the real, if not the apparent, contest would arise between the aggrieved State represented by a citizen and the Union represented by its courts of justice.†   (source)
  • It was because you felt insulted and aggrieved, and you remained to vindicate yourself by showing off your intelligence.†   (source)
  • He removed his hat, and, saluting him with a sort of aggrieved awkwardness:— "Excuse me, Mr. Mayor—" The words "Mr. Mayor" produced a curious effect upon Fantine.†   (source)
  • The truth is said to be that when Sir Leicester came down to Lincolnshire for good, Mr. Boythorn showed a manifest desire to abandon his right of way and do whatever Sir Leicester would, which Sir Leicester, conceiving to be a condescension to his illness or misfortune, took in such high dudgeon, and was so magnificently aggrieved by, that Mr. Boythorn found himself under the necessity of committing a flagrant trespass to restore his neighbour to himself.†   (source)
  • Now in view of this entire disfranchisement of one-half the people of this country, their social and religious degradation — in view of the unjust laws above mentioned, and because women do feel themselves aggrieved, oppressed, and fraudulently deprived of their most sacred rights, we insist that they have immediate admission to all the rights and privileges which belong to them as citizens of the United States.†   (source)
  • She was aggrieved and wounded that the possession of hopeless love from Gabriel, which she had grown to regard as her inalienable right for life, should have been withdrawn just at his own pleasure in this way.†   (source)
  • And Dunyasha, with clenched teeth, without replying but with an aggrieved look on her face, hastily got into the coach to rearrange the seat.†   (source)
  • Thus some of the actions which were indifferent on the part of a man in humble life, dishonored a noble; others changed their whole character according as the person aggrieved by them belonged or did not belong to the aristocracy.†   (source)
  • But as he sat still for a moment, and as he steadfastly looked into the mate's malignant eye and perceived the stacks of powder-casks heaped up in him and the slow-match silently burning along towards them; as he instinctively saw all this, that strange forbearance and unwillingness to stir up the deeper passionateness in any already ireful being—a repugnance most felt, when felt at all, by really valiant men even when aggrieved—this nameless phantom feeling, gentlemen, stole over Steelkilt.†   (source)
  • "And pray, what time were you directed to appear, sir?" shouted the assistant superintendent, seeming for some unknown reason more and more aggrieved.†   (source)
  • If to this be added the fact that, in consequence of the ex parte application of the spur, one side of the mare appeared to journey faster than the other; and that the aggrieved flank was resolutely indicated by unremitted flourishes of a bushy tail, we finish the picture of both horse and man.†   (source)
  • If all the citizens of the State were aggrieved at the same time and in the same manner by the authority of the Union, the Federal Government would vainly attempt to subdue them individually; they would instinctively unite in a common defence, and they would derive a ready-prepared organization from the share of sovereignty which the institution of their State allows them to enjoy.†   (source)
  • Suffering engenders wrath; and while the prosperous classes blind themselves or fall asleep, which is the same thing as shutting one's eyes, the hatred of the unfortunate classes lights its torch at some aggrieved or ill-made spirit which dreams in a corner, and sets itself to the scrutiny of society.†   (source)
  • He was aggrieved and annoyed, though he might have reflected that each of them was just passing through a spiritual crisis such as does not come often in a lifetime.†   (source)
  • It was said that Ippolit Kirillovitch was in a tremor at meeting Fetyukovitch, and that they had been enemies from the beginning of their careers in Petersburg, that though our sensitive prosecutor, who always considered that he had been aggrieved by some one in Petersburg because his talents had not been properly appreciated, was keenly excited over the Karamazov case, and was even dreaming of rebuilding his flagging fortunes by means of it, Fetyukovitch, they said, was his one anxiety.†   (source)
  • I hasten to tell you all about the matter, and though it has been arranged without asking your consent, I think you will not be aggrieved with me or with your sister on that account, for you will see that we could not wait and put off our decision till we heard from you.†   (source)
  • At that moment, Amalia Ivanovna, deeply aggrieved at taking no part in the conversation, and not being listened to, made one last effort, and with secret misgivings ventured on an exceedingly deep and weighty observation, that "in the future boarding-school she would have to pay particular attention to die Waesche, and that there certainly must be a good dame to look after the linen, and secondly that the young ladies must not novels at night read."†   (source)
  • At sight of him, to shame him, Hektor said: "Unquiet soul, why be aggrieved in private?†   (source)
  • When Balin saw that, he was sore aggrieved, for he might not help the damosel.†   (source)
  • So Sir Launcelot went unto Gaheris, and prayed him not to be aggrieved for to lend him his horse.†   (source)
  • And right as Arthur did at Christmas, he did at Candlemas, and pulled out the sword easily, whereof the barons were sore aggrieved and put it off in delay till the high feast of Easter.†   (source)
  • said Sir Launcelot, I did never this knight no harm, for hither by feute of blood this brachet brought me; and therefore, fair lady, be not displeased with me, for I am full sore aggrieved of your grievance.†   (source)
  • He said: Sir knight, me repenteth of thy sickness for thou art called a full noble knight, and so it seemeth by thee; and wit ye well it shall never be said that Sir Darras shall destroy such a noble knight as thou art in prison, howbeit that thou hast slain three of my sons whereby I was greatly aggrieved.†   (source)
  • But his mother was to be punished still more for what she had done, as hardly had his sister arrived home in the evening than she noticed the change in Gregor's room and, highly aggrieved, ran back into the living room where, despite her mothers raised and imploring hands, she broke into convulsive tears.   (source)
    aggrieved = upset (by bad treatment)
  • across them at the crucial moment in a loving position locked in one another's arms, drawing attention to their illicit proceedings and leading up to a domestic rumpus and the erring fair one begging forgiveness of her lord and master upon her knees and promising to sever the connection and not receive his visits any more if only the aggrieved husband would overlook the matter and let bygones be bygones with tears in her eyes though possibly with her tongue in her fair cheek at the same time as quite possibly there were several others.†   (source)
  • You are, in fact, too calm to be believed; You ought to have seemed a bit more aggrieved.†   (source)
  • When Balin saw that, he was sore aggrieved, for he might not help the damosel.†   (source)
  • So Sir Launcelot went unto Gaheris, and prayed him not to be aggrieved for to lend him his horse.†   (source)
  • well adapted to humour Don Quixote, and effect their purpose; and his notion, which he explained to the barber, was that he himself should assume the disguise of a wandering damsel, while the other should try as best he could to pass for a squire, and that they should thus proceed to where Don Quixote was, and he, pretending to be an aggrieved and distressed damsel, should ask a favour of him, which as a valiant knight-errant he could not refuse to grant; and the favour he meant to ask him was that he should accompany her whither she would conduct him, in order to redress a wrong which a wicked knight had done her, while at the same time she should entreat him not to require her t†   (source)
  • There saw I how woful Calistope,<52>
    When that Dian aggrieved was with her,
    Was turned from a woman to a bear,
    And after was she made the lodestar*: *pole star
    Thus was it painted, I can say no far*; *farther
    Her son is eke a star as men may see.†   (source)
  • are without arms offensive or defensive, and so, though naturally they are bound to defend themselves, they have no right to offend anybody; and though I said just now I might have received offence, I say now certainly not, for he who cannot receive an insult can still less give one; for which reasons I ought not to feel, nor do I feel, aggrieved at what that good man said to me; I only wish he had stayed a little longer, that I might have shown him the mistake he makes in supposing and maintaining that there are not and never have been any knights-errant in the world; had Amadis or any of his countless descendants heard him say as much, I am sure it would not have gone well with hi†   (source)
  • If perchance thou shouldst come to know him, tell him from me that I do not hold myself aggrieved; for I know well what the temptations of the devil are, and that one of the greatest is putting it into a man's head that he can write and print a book by which he will get as much fame as money, and as much money as fame; and to prove it I will beg of you, in your own sprightly, pleasant way, to tell him this story.†   (source)
  • And right as Arthur did at Christmas, he did at Candlemas, and pulled out the sword easily, whereof the barons were sore aggrieved and put it off in delay till the high feast of Easter.†   (source)
  • said Sir Launcelot, I did never this knight no harm, for hither by feute of blood this brachet brought me; and therefore, fair lady, be not displeased with me, for I am full sore aggrieved of your grievance.†   (source)
  • He said: Sir knight, me repenteth of thy sickness for thou art called a full noble knight, and so it seemeth by thee; and wit ye well it shall never be said that Sir Darras shall destroy such a noble knight as thou art in prison, howbeit that thou hast slain three of my sons whereby I was greatly aggrieved.†   (source)
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