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grudged

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  • The genre may be regarded as a sub-set of the topographical poem. And these grudged at, art reverenced the while." This poem was imitated in subsequent country house poems. — “Country house poem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Indeed, the descendants of Abdal have ever been respected and grudged by different nationalities upon their honesty, sincerity and sympathetic in the society. Even, the non-Ismailias greatly respect and appreciate them based on the variety of concepts. — “Kayan, Baghlan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Berg explained so clearly why he wanted to collect at his house a small but select company, and why this would give him pleasure, and why though he grudged spending money on cards or anything harmful, he was prepared to run into some expense. — “Talk:Periodic sentence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The men opposed to him hardly grudged him this stroke of luck. — “The Way We Live Now” by Anthony Trollope
  • "And that's naething," said he. "But I'm saying, Mr. Betwixt-and-Between," he added, "this bottle of yours is dry; and it's hard if I'm to pay sixty guineas and be grudged a dram upon the back of it." — “Kidnapped” by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • He was such a sharp landlord, that he could hardly find any but bankrupt tenants; and such a close farmer, as to grudge almost the seed to the ground, whereupon revengeful Nature grudged him the crops which she granted to more liberal husbandmen. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Toad took the plate on his lap, almost crying, and stuffed, and stuffed, and stuffed, and kept asking for more, and the gipsy never grudged it him. — “The Wind in the Willows” by Kenneth Grahame
  • It would be different if you grudged losing a laborer–that's how I regard him–but you want to cure him from love of him. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • As for the first, which was so vastly big, for I made it without considering beforehand, as I ought to have done, how I should be able to launch it, so, never being able to bring it into the water, or bring the water to it, I was obliged to let it lie where it was as a memorandum to teach me to be wiser the next time: indeed, the next time, though I could not get a tree proper for it, and was in a place where I could not get the water to it at any less distance than, as I have said, near half a mile, yet, as I saw it was practicable at last, I never gave it over; and though I was near two years about it, yet I never grudged my labour, in hopes of having a boat to go off to sea at last. — “Robinson Crusoe” by Daniel Defoe

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