the Squire was sick and peevish; he had been all day glooming over Dick's estrangement - for so he put it to himself, and now with growls, cold words, and the cold shoulder
, he beat off all advances, and entrenched himself in a just resentment.
He had an uneasy feeling that Lawson, after helping him, would turn the cold shoulder
Casaubon has devilish good reasons, you may be sure, for turning the cold shoulder
on a young fellow whose bringing-up he paid for.
cried his brother-in-law; 'I struck Walter Hargrave when I was drunk, the second night after we came, and he's turned a cold shoulder
on me ever since; though I asked his pardon the very morning after it was done
But Tom turned a cold shoulder
to Polly, and made it evident, by his cavalier manner that he really did n't think her "worth a sixpence.
All understood the art of speaking fair when a point was to be gained, and could with consummate skill and at a moment's notice turn the cold shoulder
the instant civility ceased to be profitable.
Sedley's kitchen--how black Sambo was in love with the cook (as indeed he was), and how he fought a battle with the coachman in her behalf; how the knife-boy was caught stealing a cold shoulder
of mutton, and Miss Sedley's new femme de chambre refused to go to bed without a wax candle; such incidents might be made to provoke much delightful laughter, and be supposed to represent scenes of "life.
The Hole, albeit in a general way not over nice in its choice of company, was rather shy in reference to the honour of cultivating the Rogue's acquaintance; more frequently giving him the cold shoulder
than the warm hand, and seldom or never drinking with him unless at his own expense.
Winterbourne wondered how she felt about all the cold shoulders
that were turned toward her, and sometimes it annoyed him to suspect that she did not feel at all.
I READ with dismay the article 'Stingy Brits' giving Cupid the cold shoulder
at British Club (GDN, February 11).
So don't even think about giving this trend the cold shoulder
just as long as Irish cinemagoers don't give it the cold shoulder