Sentence Examples


  • He has two neighbours, who live still farther north; one is King Winter, a cross and churlish old monarch, who is hard and cruel, and delights in making the poor suffer and weep; but the other neighbour is Santa Claus, a fine, good-natured, jolly old soul, who loves to do good, and who brings presents to the poor, and to nice little children at Christmas.
  • And he looked on this visit to a churlish old man and a rich and ugly heiress in the same way.
  • However, when Dangercon announced that the Farber Fund would be the official convention charity, it seemed a bit churlish not to go.
  • Still, for a mere 50 quid it seems churlish to complain about the software.
  • It seems churlish to criticize such a worthy volume for offering too much, but do walkers really need so much detailed data?

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