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  • noun Plural form of rascallion.


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  • They are the pests of society, and a scandal to a profession, to which indeed they do not belong, and which owes to such kind of rascallions the ill-will which weak persons bear towards it.

    Joseph Andrews, Volume 2

  • Perhaps I was harsh on those rascallions at NASA, particularly with all the magnificent work they do with global modelling along with other agencies.

    Posthuman Blues

  • The great majority had been rude, and poor, and despicable in their own country, --- the rascallions of Northern Gaul: these, suddenly enriched, lost all compass and bearing of mind; and no one circumstance vexed the spirit of the English more, than to see the fair and noble English maidens and widows compelled to accept these despicable adventurers as their husbands.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 108, October, 1866

  • We seemed to think that he had said, in substance, that he knew we were a gang of young rascallions, and that, if he didn't intimidate us, we'd surely be guilty of some form of vandalism.

    Reveries of a Schoolmaster

  • Lagardere whistled cheerfully the lilt of a drinking-song as he reflected thus, for he considered himself quite equal to handling the whole batch of rascallions if only he had a wall of some kind to back him.

    The Duke's Motto A Melodrama

  • Cocardasse and his companion were recognized fencing-masters in Paris, well esteemed, if not of the highest note, whereas Staupitz was no better than an ordinary bully-broker, and his so-styled children no more than provincial rascallions.

    The Duke's Motto A Melodrama

  • "Vos dose rascallions gone alretty?" questioned Hans, coming cautiously from the cabin.

    The Rover Boys in Southern Waters or The Deserted Steam Yacht

  • There be enough of us to make our way through these peasants to the French border, so unless you let us settle the matter with a few crowns to these rascallions, we part company. '

    Two Penniless Princesses

  • Jest now, do you follow me close; I reckon we kin go ahead boldly in this quarter, sence it's onpossible that these rascallions kin have got quite to these parts.

    The Sword and the Distaff: Or, "Fair, Fat, and Forty." A Story of the South, at the Close of the Revolution by the Author of "The Partisan," "Mellichampe," "Katharine Walton," Etc. Etc.

  • Every one aspired to the crown; every one was for taking the lead; and the manager's widow, although a tragedy queen, and a brimstone to boot, pronounced it utterly impossible to keep any controul over such a set of tempestuous rascallions.

    Tales of a Traveller


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