too severe

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  • He felt the treatment was a little too severe even for people in love. Cited from I Married a Ranger, by Dama Margaret Smith
  • Some of our physical training is too severe for a girl of that age. Cited from Parent and Child Vol. III., Child Study and Training, by Mosiah Hall
  • I fear the present rule is too severe to do much good. Cited from The Journal of Sir Walter Scott, by Walter Scott
  • Many of us are not severe enough, but very many are too severe. Cited from As A Matter Of Course, by Annie Payson Call
  • There were many who thought he had been too severe, too narrow, too particular. Cited from The King's Cup-Bearer, by Amy Catherine Walton
  • In the first we are too sweet, in the last too severe. Cited from Early Letters of George Wm. Curtis, ed. G.W. Cooke
  • I cannot think that any operation which could cure her is too severe. Cited from A People's Man, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • He cannot be too severe on the first French Revolution and its results. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 9, No. 54, April, 1862, by Various
  • My only fear is that I am too severe with them. Cited from With Moore At Corunna, by G. A. Henty
  • It must all be so simple, yet not too severe. Cited from His Second Wife, by Ernest Poole
  • She asked herself if she had not been too cruel, too severe. Cited from Baron Trigault's Vengeance, by Emile Gaboriau
  • The game is too fast and too severe for that. Cited from The Art of Lawn Tennis, by William T. Tilden, 2D
  • He had it out with her of course, but he wasn't too severe. Cited from Charles Rex, by Ethel M. Dell
  • And yet it is not easy to be too severe. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V2
  • But to me he seemed too serious, too severe. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. IX, Ed. by Francke
  • Perhaps you have been too severe with him. Cited from The Unruly Sprite, by Henry van Dyke
  • He was perhaps then, as he was ever, too severe a critic of his own works. Cited from The Slave Of The Lamp, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • I am told that the measure is too severe. Cited from History of the Girondists, Volume I, by Alphonse de Lamartine
  • If his Epistle is too severe it will do more damage than good. Cited from Commentary on Galatians, Martin Luther
  • The damage turned out not to be too severe.
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