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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Sneer
 
Sapping a solemn creed with a solemn sneer.
        Byron—Childe Harold. Canto III. St. 107.
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There was a laughing Devil in his sneer,
That raised emotions both of rage and fear.
        Byron—Corsair. Canto I. St. 9.
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Who can refute a sneer?
        Paley—Moral Philosophy. Of Reverencing the Deity. Vol. II. Bk. V. Ch. IX.
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