I know that sounds churlish, but I am pleased subsidiarity has been mentioned and we call on Member States to act and not the EU.
It would be churlish of me not to say so.
It would be churlish of us not to recognize that the Commission has made a great deal of progress.
A good soft pillow for that good white head were better than a churlish turf of France.
How can Adeline marry a man so churlish?
Yes, well, under the circumstances, it seems a little churlish not to meet the woman responsible for this voyage of lunacy.
A good soft pillow for that good white head... were better than a churlish turf of France.
A good soft pilloW for that good White head Were better... than a churlish turf of France.
I tell thee, churlish priest, a ministering angel shall my sister be, when thou liest howling.
It would be churlish not to acknowledge this, but it is certainly true that we need to state more strongly the convictions that we have in our deeds and must learn to accord them their due worth.
having a bad disposition; surly: ill-natured
rude and boorish: ungracious