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giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation

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As no scandalous, ill-natured rumour had reached her, it was impossible for her to understand much of this strange letter.
Bulstrode has been guilty of shameful acts, but I call upon him either publicly to deny and confute the scandalous statements made against him by a man now dead, and who died in his house--the statement that he was for many years engaged in nefarious practices, and that he won his fortune by dishonest procedures--or else to withdraw from positions which could only have been allowed him as a gentleman among gentlemen.
But the Epanchins had not had time to get more than twenty paces away when a scandalous episode occurred.
She had stayed to watch the scandalous scene in spite of her mother's and sisters' anxious cries to her to come away.
I consider the way in which that punch was cut off, if I may use the expression, highly disrespectful to this company; scandalous, perfectly scandalous.
But this old affair, scandalous enough to serve as a motive for a Greek tragedy, arose from the simi- larity of their characters.
Do you want to marry into a family with a scandalous divorce-suit hanging over it?
Two or three curates who had hoped for preferment told their wives it was scandalous to give a parish that needed a young, strong, and energetic man to an old fellow who knew nothing of parochial work, and had feathered his nest already; but the mutterings of the unbeneficed clergy do not reach the ears of a cathedral Chapter.
With serious crime on the increase, hundreds of murders unsolved across the North and harsh cuts being implemented on the PSNI, having seven detectives tied up investigating a flag is scandalous.
Johannesburg, Nov 1 ( ANI ): Former Hampshire batsman and cricket host Mark Nicholas has said that it is scandalous that Newlands has lost its traditional New Year Test match because of the severe shortening of India's summer tour of South Africa.
aI find the map published in the Milliyet paper to be absolutely scandalous,a Raykov told reporters on Wednesday.
Grainy photos have just made their way to the Internet and are much more scandalous.
What makes it even more scandalous is that even Catholics themselves, apparently, are showing an unusual apathy towards the visit of this particular Pontiff.
IN these days of austerity, I find it bothastonishing and scandalous that our government is about to shell out millions of pounds to host the visit of a dodgy-looking old bloke, permanently in fancy dress and peddling superstitionwherever he goes.