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Usage examples for malcontent

  1. The red flames lighted a circle among the trees, and she beheld the seated groups and saw the swaggering malcontent who paced to and fro. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day
  2. Several dealt with tragic material, and one, " The Malcontent is a notable combination of a tragedy of blood and a satirical comedy. – Tragedy by Ashley H. Thorndike
  3. You knew what was said, written, and published everywhere, and I confess that when I knew this malice, and that you had not taken offence at it, I was much amazed and very malcontent – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  4. Suppose some one, who has deserved your trust, Some one, who knows mankind, should be employed To mix among them, seem a malcontent And dive into their breasts, to try how far They dare oppose your love? – The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian by John Dryden
  5. On the one hand, closest to the leader stand the devoted Roller, the sturdy Schweizer and the romantic idealist, Kosinsky; on the other are the envious malcontent Spiegelberg, and the wretched Schufterle. – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas
  6. The efforts of the Malcontent nobles, the religious discord, the consummate ability, both political and military, of Parma, all combined with the lamentable loss of William the Silent to separate for ever the southern and Catholic provinces from the northern confederacy. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  7. Perhaps France has recommended the Porte this policy, having found it answer so well in the experiment made on malcontent regiments in Algeria. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  8. The four plays may be said to constitute a new species whose differences from the old type seem clearly unconnected with Shakespeare's " Hamlet" but directly traceable to Marston's plays, especially his " Malcontent – Tragedy by Ashley H. Thorndike
  9. If this fellow Cresap, who is a notorious malcontent too, be imposing on the Cayugas, I doubt not that my Lord Dunmore will recall him and deal with him severely. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  10. It was considered as a blow aimed directly at the malcontent princes of the blood, who were at that moment plotting their first levy of arms against the Queen. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  11. " Very well," murmured the malcontent – Tom Swift and his Undersea Search or, The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic by Victor Appleton
  12. Brother Scotton was still malcontent but as he was in a minority he held his peace. – The Revolution in Tanner's Lane by Mark Rutherford
  13. He was a malcontent – The Gods are Athirst by Anatole France
  14. The malcontent Ann opened the door in silence. – Not Quite Eighteen by Susan Coolidge
  15. In general he was directed to be friendly and respectful to every one, to the Queen- Regent and her counsellors especially, and, within the limits of becoming reverence for her, to cultivate the good graces of the Prince of Conde and the other great nobles still malcontent and rebellious, but whose present movement, as Barneveld foresaw, was drawing rapidly to a close. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  16. Had you and I lived in those times we should have been what we are now, I 'a sour malcontent ' and you 'a sweet courtier. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
  17. It was not easy to discover the qualifications of all the members from an educational point of view; some at least represented the village malcontent section, now getting rather nervous as to School Board rates. – Grain and Chaff from an English Manor by Arthur H. Savory
  18. In the previous year, Marston had dedicated his " Malcontent in terms of fervid admiration, to Jonson; so that the wounds of the war of the theatres must have been long since healed. – Epicoene Or, The Silent Woman by Ben Jonson
  19. This, they said, had alone made them malcontent – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley