It was also particularly stated that all legal procedure must henceforth be conducted in the English tongue, an arrangement which fell very heavily on poor monoglot Welshmen and appears an especially harsh and ungracious enactment when coming from a sovereign who was himself a genuine Welshman by birth.
strong, stern, able, devoted woman of the old Puritan school, Calvinist in religion, unsparing of herself and others, rigid in her ideas of duty, proud, reserved and ungracious.
A rather ungracious association as they ' seldome cease wagging ' .
ungracious way the Ass players (didn't) accept defeat.
But looking back recently through the papers which have accumulated over the past ten years perhaps I was a little ungracious to decline.
The somewhat ungracious driver asked me if I had ever been towed before.
Hazel has never forgiven HE for being so ungracious about the quid pro quo that night he tweaked her nose.
ungracious task, seeing that to the degraded warrior he was beholden for his victories in Syria.
When we remember that only about one-tenth of the True Word is really lost and that about three-quarters of what we have is verbatim text, it would be ungracious to carp at the method.
Only on his very ungracious compliance did Great Britian also promise to countenance the union of Norway and Sweden (treaty of Stockholm, March 3, 1813); and, on the 23rd of April, Russia gave her guarantee to the same effect.
A rather ungracious association as they ' seldome cease wagging '.
Abu ' Obeida had an ungracious task, seeing that to the degraded warrior he was beholden for his victories in Syria.
What we did see was the ungracious way the Ass players (did n't) accept defeat.
He shrugged his shoulders in ungracious acquiescence, while our visitor in hurried words and with much excitable gesticulation poured forth his story.
It seems ungracious to question the basis of the beliefs which inspire their heroic resistance.
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