- n. Plural form of blackguard.
“The speaker was one of those he had classified as blackguards or scoundrels, a small man with a scarred face, at least ten years older than himself, who carried no fewer than three knives.”
With a Single Spell
“And if there are any titled blackguards on board --”
“When proposals were made in 1863 in various quarters to publish her life, he turned like a wild beast upon the "blackguards" who "thrust their paws into his bowels" by prying into his intimacies.”
“Did Phil Quantrell address them as "blackguards," he would be much nearer the mark.”
“Oh, 'e sez we're no good, a lot o' blackguards an 'scoundrels as won't work.”
“Witness — Somebody responded “blackguards stop behind,” so I walked forward with the rest.”
“Snobbles has a finely honed rapier wit, but he is a gentleman and uses it only on the deserving blackguards who cross his path.”
“But by far, the worst scandals were perpetrated by the blackguards who manipulated the trade in essential medications and medical supplies.”
“There is nothing redeemable in the mustache-twirling blackguards who run the patriarchy for their own benefit and nothing of any complexity in the women who are their targets.”
“The thought of Adam taking on not one but three blackguards frightened her.”
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Words and terms that moved and intrigued me upon my second reading of the novel. Or maybe they just sounded pretty.
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