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But I am very far from thinking that the causticity of quick-lime is at all owing to this circumstance.Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air|Joseph Priestley
The one represented the strength and goodness of the people, the other its turbulence and causticity.
"Well, I suppose we must pity his errors," observed Miss Patty, with some causticity.That Unfortunate Marriage, Vol. 1(of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
I know it will be all sense for the church, and all causticity for schism.Shirley|Charlotte Bront
"We must simply marry as soon as possible; to-morrow, if necessary," said Bernard, with some causticity.Confidence|Henry James