affront me

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  • "I leave you to consider whether you have done well to affront me in your own house." Cited from Foul Play, by Charles Reade and Dion Boucicault
  • You say you came not with any intention to affront me. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 7, by Samuel Richardson
  • Recollect the last time I saw you, you rather affronted me. Cited from Paul Clifford, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 7
  • It seems instead that you are come hither to affront me. Cited from St. Martin's Summer, by Rafael Sabatini
  • He affronted me when I was in trouble. Cited from It Is Never Too Late to Mend, by Charles Reade
  • "I think, sir, it is your aim to affront me." Cited from The Strolling Saint, by Rafael Sabatini
  • After having been in your service for four years you shall not pay me with a switch, nor affront me in so sensible a part as my shoulders! Cited from The Blunderer, by Moliere
  • After such a declaration, nobody, I presume, will affront me by asking them. Cited from Cecilia Vol. 3, by Frances Burney
  • Was it not enough to affront me with your saucy passion? Cited from The Old Bachelor, by William Congreve
  • I then answered boldly, if he thought I had given my promise, he affronted me in proposing any breach of it. Cited from Joseph Andrews, Vol 1, by Henry Fielding
  • "The modest, sensible and well-bred man Will not affront me, and no other can." Cited from Why Worry?, by George Lincoln Walton, M.D.
  • As to Waife, the old vagabond, he has injured and affronted me, sir. Cited from What Will He Do With It, Lytton, Book 3
  • Why, sirrah, says I, you know me well enough; you know I am not dead, and how dare you affront me in this manner? Cited from Bickerstaff-Partridge Papers by Jonathan Swift
  • It is enough you affronted me with that before Lady Clementina -- and after foolish boasts on my part of your good breeding! Cited from The Marquis of Lossie, by George MacDonald
  • Thus rejected on all sides, I betook myself to the court, and rolled myself round in the straw of my own kennel, where nobody could affront me. Cited from Cat and Dog, by Julia Charlotte Maitland
  • "Do you take me for a thief-catcher, like Jonathan Wild, that you dare to affront me by such a proposal?" Cited from Jack Sheppard, by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • My pride bleeds, that is all; and I give you my word of honor that if you ever affront me by going to justify me, I shall never in my life see you or her. Cited from Monsieur de Camors by Octave Feuillet, v3
  • Sir, replied the barber to me, you affront me in calling me a prattler; on the contrary, all the world gives me the honourable title of Silent. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments, Vol. 1, by Anon
  • "I do excuse you; for I do not consider that one bearing the name of Louvois is in a position to affront me by doubting my word." Cited from Prince Eugene, by Louisa Muhlbach
  • I have taken blows from him, and smiled; but yesterday in a public place he affronted me, lashed me across the face with his riding-whip, as I still bear the mark. Cited from The Sea-Hawk, by Rafael Sabatini