- n. Plural form of rascal.
“Such fellows were formerly called rascals, but now must we call them 'Christian and revered princes.”
“In the camp were three hoboes, as they are sometimes called rascals who were willing to do almost anything but work for”
“These people to be sure, have in some instances plundered and robbed trappers and travellers in their country; and for that I have sometimes heard them called rascals slid thieves, and rogues of the first order, &c.; yet they do not consider themselves such; for thieving in their estimation is a high crime, and considered the most disgraceful act that a man can possibly do.”
“But we give the 'rascals' - as I call them - their own time too, he says, with a big smile.”
“The rascals are the Republicans, and I think you're going to see a change.”
“Let people show up and chastise the rascals, that is good, it is even moral, but let them tell us and show us the opposite; otherwise the simple reader, who is the average reader, is discouraged, saddened, horrified, and contradicts you so as not to despair.”
“The rascals were a smart, active lot -- I will give them credit for so much -- and in less than ten minutes from the announcement of Mendouca's decision, the boats, two of them, with ten men in each, were in the glassy water, and their crews stretching out lustily for the brig.”
“He called the rascals by their names, without circumlocution.”
“That some time ago, Mr Lytle had a cosen whipped by the boys — the boys called rascals by Lytle — Mr Benton took it up — Benton raved —”
“Good for you, Ed. It is time for true public servants to call the rascals out.”
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