Bullying


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Bullying

Chowne, Parson Stoyle
terrorizes parish; kidnaps children. [Br. Lit.: The Maid of Sker, Walsh Modern, 94–95]
Claypole, Noah
bully; becomes thief in Fagin’s gang. [Br. Lit.: Oliver Twist]
Curley
he picks on feeble-minded Lennie. [Am. Lit.: Of Mice and Men]
Flashman, Harry
unconscionably impudent and overbearing coward. [Br. Lit.: Flashman; Tom Brown’s Schooldays]
hector
street gang member (early 1600s). [Br. Hist.: Espy, 40]
Kowalski, Stanley
crude humor, animal maleness. [Am. Lit.: A Streetcar Named Desire]
McTeague
forbidden to practice dentistry, he becomes mean and surly. [Am. Lit.: McTeague]
References in classic literature ?
His manner varies from genial bullying when he is in a good humor to stormy petulance when anything goes wrong; but he is so entirely frank and void of malice that he remains likeable even in his least reasonable moments.
Why have they all been bullying me these three days about you, prince?
He darted into the hall, and a few moments later his bullying voice sounded from the back room.
She suspected him of nameless atrocities with regard to his daughter, as indeed she had always suspected him of bullying his wife.
I don't own you any more than if I saw a crow; and if you want to own me you'll get nothing by it but a character for being what you are--a spiteful, brassy, bullying rogue.
Along this path came a woman': I had intended to rush on here in a loud bullying voice, but 'Along this path came a woman' I read, and stop.
For a moment in his tender voice I caught a glimpse of a new Challenger, something very far from the bullying, ranting, arrogant man who had alternately amazed and offended his generation.
Rather than expose them to the tender mercies of his bullying jailer, he drove away for ever those gentle messengers to whom he owed the happiness of having seen Rosa again.
It came to him curiously that it was his destiny ever to stand on this high place, looking down on unending hordes of black trouble that required control, bullying, and cajolery.
The moment White Fang appeared near them, Lip-lip was upon him, bullying and hectoring him, or fighting with him until he had driven him away.
I put it to your own common-sense, " he said, in the most reasonable manner, "what's the good of bullying me?
Worse, a myriad times, he decided, were these bullying lawyers and this bullying judge then the bucko mates in first quality hell-ships, who not only did their own bullying but protected themselves as well.