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"Indeed, I don't want to cast aspersions, but it's just as well to have no illusions."
He affected to be jealous:--he may, for aught I know, be inclined enough to jealousy in his natural temper; nay, he must have had it from nature, or the devil must have put it into his head; for I defy all the world to cast a just aspersion on my character: nay, the most scandalous tongues have never dared censure my reputation.
With such pacific and bantering remarks did Mr Brass refute the foul aspersion on his character; but the virtuous Sarah, moved by stronger feelings, and having at heart, perhaps, a more jealous regard for the honour of her family, flew from her brother's side, without any previous intimation of her design, and darted at the prisoner with the utmost fury.
Bishopriggs stopped in the middle of the room, thunder-struck at the aspersion cast on the wine.
"I did not come back for your forgiveness," she exclaimed, passionately, as if clamouring against an unjust aspersion.
Peggotty seemed to take this aspersion very much to heart, I thought.
He said sharply that it was not very likely, as if defending the absent victim of the accident from an unkind aspersion. He felt, in fact, indignant.
He may have been trained in England (Tom Jennings at Newmarket) and ridden by an Englishman (the very shortsighted Harry Grimshaw), but the colt was regarded in racing circles as a foreigner casting aspersions on the invincibility of the British thoroughbred.
Mr Doughty said: "I think it is unacceptable of NEAG to cast aspersions like this on any teachers.
Sereno is ordered to show cause within 10 days from receipt thereof why she should not be sanctioned for violating the Code of Professional Responsibility and the Code of Judicial Conduct for transgressing the sub judice rule and for casting aspersions and ill motives to the members of the Supreme Court,' the SC en banc decision read.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Electronic Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Thursday issued show cause notices to ARY News for casting aspersions against the armed forces in its programmes.
Staley had tried to identify a complainant after the complainant cast aspersions on a new recruit.