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" Now," said Mr. Brown, with that ironical
bitterness so common to intense despair, " now, that's what I call pleasant."
- "The Disowned, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
Thornton bowed with an air of ironical
respect, and obeyed the command.
- "Pelham, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009.
He makes himself quite as much the subject of ironical
study as his neighbor.
- "The Function Of The Poet And Other Essays", James Russell Lowell.