Strickland employed not the rapier of sarcasm
but the bludgeon of invective.
Two months after marriage her husband abandoned her, and her impassioned protestations of affection he met with a sarcasm
and even hostility that people knowing the count's good heart, and seeing no defects in the sentimental Lidia, were at loss to explain.
It makes a body ooze sarcasm
at every pore, to go about Rome and Florence and see what this last generation has been doing with the statues.
On the contrary, the deviations made from his theory were, in his opinion, the sole cause of the whole disaster, and with characteristically gleeful sarcasm
he would remark, "There, I said the whole affair would go to the devil
They all returned to their work now; but Wiry Ben, having had the worst in the bodily contest, was bent on retrieving that humiliation by a success in sarcasm
Now and again he would mutter, 'Ay, well, I'll be going to vote - little did I think the day would come,' and so on, but if he rose it was only to sit down again, and at last she crossed over to him and said softly, (no sarcasm
in her voice now),
yes, had I died years ago; but now to die would be, indeed, to give way to the sarcasm