harshly


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Synonyms for harshly

Synonyms for harshly

in a harsh and grating manner

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I hope," said I, hurriedly putting something into a glass for myself, and drawing a chair to the table, "that you will not think I spoke harshly to you just now.
There is, said MICHAEL, if thou well observe The rule of not too much, by temperance taught In what thou eatst and drinkst, seeking from thence Due nourishment, not gluttonous delight, Till many years over thy head return: So maist thou live, till like ripe Fruit thou drop Into thy Mothers lap, or be with ease Gatherd, not harshly pluckt, for death mature: This is old age; but then thou must outlive Thy youth, thy strength, thy beauty, which will change To witherd weak & gray; thy Senses then Obtuse, all taste of pleasure must forgoe, To what thou hast, and for the Aire of youth Hopeful and cheerful, in thy blood will reigne A melancholly damp of cold and dry To waigh thy spirits down, and last consume The Balme of Life.
A truce with your raillery, Sir Knights,'' said Fitzurse; ``and it were well,'' he added, addressing the Prince, ``that your highness should assure the worthy Cedric there is no insult intended him by jests, which must sound but harshly in the ear of a stranger.
You don't know his name, though," said the lad harshly.
She, however, treated him so harshly that he dared not live there altogether.
The Prince followed her, and heard her scolding the beasts harshly for not having hidden themselves better.
You would deal with them more harshly and cruelly than their owner himself," said Vivaldo, "for it is neither right nor proper to do the will of one who enjoins what is wholly unreasonable; it would not have been reasonable in Augustus Caesar had he permitted the directions left by the divine Mantuan in his will to be carried into effect.
Its master spoke to it gently, and then harshly, and then angrily.
And when I pressed her, perhaps a little harshly, she burst into tears.
And before we judge of them too harshly we must remem- ber what ruthless and utter destruction our own species has wrought, not only upon animals, such as the vanished bison and the dodo, but upon its inferior races.
she asked, with a sort of curiosity, but speaking even more harshly and abruptly than before.
Don't forget to treat me harshly in speaking of me to the abbess.
de Villefort, so harshly that the child started up from the floor, "do you hear me?
Did not your fathers tell you when you were children, how good Ulysses had been to them--never doing anything high-handed, nor speaking harshly to anybody?
The creepers, catching against his legs, cried out harshly as their sprays were torn from the barks of trees.