affront put

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  • For a moment he seemed to struggle, as if endeavouring to stifle his keen sense of an affront put upon him. Cited from Wacousta, by John Richardson (Complete)
  • Let him also take a most Christian -- kingly, vigorous resolution against the great affront put upon him in the failure to carry out the treaty. Cited from Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-17 by Motley
  • Still suffering from the affront put upon him by Diener, he was inclined to think that everybody was having a joke at his expense. Cited from Jean-Christophe: In Paris, by Romain Rolland
  • Resenting an affront put upon me, I one day heaved a rock* at the head of the Vandal schoolmistress. Cited from Condensed Novels, by Bret Harte
  • He was keenly conscious of his citizenship, wished to live with his city on terms mutually honourable and resented any affront put upon him by those whom he called country bumpkins. Cited from Dubliners, by James Joyce
  • And that I do not resent the affront put upon me in your dishonourable proposal, must be set down to the obligations you have imposed upon me, and which tie up my hands. Cited from The Star-Chamber, Volume 2, by W. Harrison Ainsworth
  • At first, the affront put upon her had roused a feeling of indignation, but now, when she thought of it, she felt only a gentle embarrassment, and a soft beating of the heart. Cited from A Woodland Queen, by Andre Theuriet, v2
  • This is the last affront put upon poor Falstaff; and with this contrivance the conclusion of the second love affair is made in a most ingenious manner to depend. Cited from Lectures on Dramatic Art, by A. W. Schlegel
  • Nor did he brook the affront put upon him by this injurious treatment, but immediately sent secret messengers to Laevinus, to treat about delivering up Agrigentum. Cited from The History of Rome; Vol II, Books 9 to 26, by Titus Livius
  • The glossy hat was a mockery to his bold sea-worn face, and his big knuckles were almost bursting through the soft kid with indignation at the affront put upon them. Cited from Stories by English Authors: The Sea, by Various
  • The anger of the old man vanished at once: he now thought only how he might console his son for the affront put upon him, and he gave him back his power, exhorting him only to conduct himself with more moderation and gentleness towards his subjects. Cited from A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times, V.1 of 6, by Guizot
  • She had by no means recovered from what she conceived to be the affront put upon her by the brilliant display made by Count Nobili, at the festival of the Holy Countenance, nor, indeed, from the festival itself. Cited from The Italians, by Frances Elliot
  • As she was in expectation of him, her father the vizier, who was mightily vexed at the affront put upon him by the sultan, came and knocked at her chamber-door, with a resolution to bewail her sad destiny. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments, Vol. 1, by Anon
  • "If Monseigneur alludes to the affront put upon M. de Mancini touching his last night's indiscretion, by a bully of the Court, I am informed of it." Cited from The Suitors of Yvonne, by Rafael Sabatini
  • All Methodists were further angered by the affront put upon them by the General Assembly, which, in spite of their known determination not to receive the money, appointed Methodist trustees, of whom a majority were Federalists, to receive their share of the appropriation. Cited from Religious Liberty in Connecticut, by M. L. Greene
  • This our author calls an affront put by the Samians on the Corinthians, who therefore instigated the Lacedaemonians against them, to wit, because the Samians had saved three hundred children of the Greeks from being unmanned. Cited from Works Volume 3: Essays and Miscellanies, Plutarch