affront offered

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  • Besides which, the want of punctuality is an affront offered to the person to whom your presence is due. Cited from Enquire Within Upon Everything, by Anonymous
  • Apparently a catastrophe had occurred, in which the chief source of pain was an affront offered to some one. Cited from Mother, by Maxim Gorky
  • Yes, there has been bloodshed, and I have had satisfaction for the affront offered to my house to-day. Cited from Prince Eugene, by Louisa Muhlbach
  • Mr. Watterson sat with his head drawn as far back as possible, and with his nose wrinkled at the affront offered it. Cited from The Lady of the Aroostook, by W. D. Howells
  • I have never seen the slightest affront offered by a soldier to a citizen; and there is evidently no personal ill-will engendered. Cited from Venetian Life, by W. D. Howells
  • But, more than all, she felt acutely every indignity or affront offered to Gentleman Waife. Cited from What Will He Do With It, Lytton, Book 1
  • Even their taboo'd grounds would not be so respected by us, if we were not quite certain they possessed the power instantly to revenge any affront offered to their sacred places. Cited from Narrative of a Nine Months' Residence in New Zealand in 1827, by Earle
  • Its tone was considered extremely discourteous; it contained no apology for the public affront offered to the British Government, and indicated no desire for improved relations. Cited from Forty-one years in India, by Frederick Sleigh Roberts
  • "But may I presume to submit to your majesty that the public affront offered to the syndic should be repaired?" Cited from Snarley-yow, by Frederick Marryat
  • Each affront offered to the army by the democratic majority in the Assembly supplied the King with new weapons; each slight passed upon the royal authority deepened the indignation of the officers. Cited from History of Modern Europe 1792-1878, by C. A. Fyffe
  • One or two had some influence with him, and led him away from the spot; while as to Maximilian, so absorbed was he that he had not so much as perceived the affront offered to himself. Cited from The Lock and Key Library, Julian Hawthorne, Ed.
  • The reason of it was that one of them was that same Master Anthony Baine who had witnessed the affront offered Sir Oliver. Cited from The Sea-Hawk, by Rafael Sabatini
  • This committee pretended that it was an affront offered to the town of Boston to act thus arbitrarily, since the sloop might have been left in safety at the wharf. Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • The more conspicuous a person is in dignity and the more worthy of respect, the more serious the affront offered him; and still more grave the offense, if through him many others are attainted. Cited from Explanation of Catholic Morals, by John H. Stapleton
  • I am powerless to resist the affront offered to the Confederate States of America by your Excellency's conduct and proceedings. Cited from The Cruise of the Alabama and the Sumter, by Raphael Semmes
  • It was an affront offered to the King's understanding that he took affront at, and whether he had made a promise to resent it as such to me, or to you could make no difference. Cited from Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Vols. I & II, by William Sleeman
  • To show you how general the good feeling amongst everybody was, I squeezed the hand of an alfalfa widow during a waltz, who instantly reported the affront offered to her gallant. Cited from Cattle Brands, by Andy Adams
  • "But may I presume to submit to your Majesty, that the public affront offered to the syndic should be repaired." Cited from Snarleyyow, or, the Dog Fiend, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • This pen is not graphic enough to give the remote reader an idea of the affront offered to an inhabitant of Old Charlesbridge in these closing words. Cited from The Wit and Humor of America, Vol. I (of X), ed. by Marshall P. Wilder
  • It is much more probable that he would have resented the application to himself, as an affront offered to royalty, and avenged himself on the Lord's messenger. Cited from Sermons on Various Important Subjects, by Andrew Lee
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