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  • They ridiculed it, and they expected to make it ridiculous in the eyes of the American people, by calling it "Snivel"

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  • Glad you knew CPR Bee, hope he recoveers completely, I was trained in the Army, and refresher training every year in Snivel (GS) Service job I had after I retired.

    How many of you folks have been trained in CPR or other life saving techniques?

  • He is commonly called "Snivel the lawyer," although the profession regard him with suspicion, and society keeps him on its out skirts.

    An Outcast or, Virtue and Faith

  • Snivel, commonly called Mr. Soloman, the accommodation man, is at the house of Madame Flamingo, endeavoring to effect a reconciliation between the Judge and George Mullholland.

    An Outcast or, Virtue and Faith

  • While Mr.. Swiggs is being entertained by Sister Scudder and her clerical friends in New York, Mr. Snivel is making good his demand on her property in Charleston.

    An Outcast or, Virtue and Faith

  • Her eyes fill with tears; she exchanges inquiring glances, first with Keepum, then with Snivel; then a thought strikes her that she received a letter from Tom, setting forth his prospects, and his intention to return in the ship above named.

    An Outcast or, Virtue and Faith

  • Snivel, then fixing his eyes wickedly on the woman.

    An Outcast or, Virtue and Faith

  • Snivel here receives a nostrum from the lady's purse.

    An Outcast or, Virtue and Faith

  • Snivel would put in execution, sinks, cowardly, upon the sofa, while his compatriot (both are celebrated for their chivalry) stands off apace endeavoring to palliate the insult with facetious remarks.

    An Outcast or, Virtue and Faith

  • Snivel; the manner in which they sought her ruin while harassing her father; the artlessness and lone condition of the pure-minded girl; and the almost holy affection evinced for the old man on whom she doted -- all tended to bring him nearer and nearer to her, until he irresistibly found himself at her feet, pledging that faith lovers call eternal.

    An Outcast or, Virtue and Faith

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