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She was a woman who could not be taught, it is said, though she had a crude natural force which carried with people whose feelings were accessible and whose taste was not squeamish.
Such squeamish youths as cannot bear to be connected with a little absurdity are not worth a regret.
Philip had a squeamish appetite, and the thick slabs of poor butter on the bread turned his stomach, but he saw other boys scraping it off and followed their example.
I'm not a particular chap, wasn't brought up to it - no, nor squeamish either, but this is a bit thicker than anything I've ever knocked up against.
I am not squeamish in such cases when manners are concerned.
He seemed to think it was eminently proper to be squeamish if the word meant disgust at Falk's con duct; and turning up his eyes sentimentally he drew my attention to the horrible fate of the victims --the victims of that Falk.
That lady is more mighty than dainty, she is no way squeamish, she devours all and is ready for all, and fills her alforjas with people of all sorts, ages, and ranks.
But, squeamish as I may seem, I cannot bring myself to describe what I could not endure even to continue watching.
He knew nothing of weekday services, and thought none the worse of the Sunday sermon if it allowed him to sleep from the text to the blessing; liking the afternoon service best, because the prayers were the shortest, and not ashamed to say so; for he had an easy, jolly conscience, broad- backed like himself, and able to carry a great deal of beer or port-wine, not being made squeamish by doubts and qualms and lofty aspirations.
The light of the moon fell directly upon her full, broad, and red visage, exhibiting her masculine countenance, under the mockery of a ruffled cap that was intended to soften the lineamints of features that were by no means squeamish.
His appetite was not of that squeamish kind which cannot feed on a dainty because another hath tasted it.
I was feeling sick and squeamish, and sat down on a bench.