So the group in the vicinity of the blacksmith's door was by no means a close one, and formed no screen in front of Chad Cranage, the blacksmith himself, who stood with his black brawny arms folded, leaning against the door-post, and occasionally sending forth a bellowing laugh at his own jokes, giving them a marked preference over the sarcasms
of Wiry Ben, who had renounced the pleasures of the Holly Bush for the sake of seeing life under a new form.
Steighton; this enlightened me; afterwards I came to the counting-house prepared, and managed to receive the millowner's blasphemous sarcasms
, when next levelled at me, on a buckler of impenetrable indifference.
Her smile had for him, with the words, the particular mild irony with which he found half her talk suffused; an irony without bitterness and that came, exactly, from her having so much imagination - not, like the cheap sarcasms
with which one heard most people, about the world of "society," bid for the reputation of cleverness, from nobody's really having any.
They succeeded in that aim by a fire of sarcasms
which presently brought down the pride of the Right coterie.
To fling elaborate sarcasms
at Tess, however, was much like flinging them at a dog or cat.
They swaggered up and down the almost deserted pier, and hurled curses, obscenity, and stinging sarcasms
at our crew.
The students crowded into the window, saluted them as they passed with sarcasms
and ironical applause.