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  • By doing neither you have put upon her the greatest affront that a man may put upon a woman. Cited from At the Earth's Core, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • His young, healthy soul cried out in protest against the affront that had been put upon it. Cited from Youth Challenges, by Clarence B Kelland
  • She looked upon this liberty as the greatest disgrace and affront that could happen to her.
  • She spoke with apparent venom, as though this were an affront that had been offered her. Cited from The Sagebrusher, by Emerson Hough
  • Any delay is a direct personal affront that makes a vivid impression upon their minds. Cited from The History of the Telephone, by Herbert N. Casson
  • That action cut Bonbright more deeply than any of the few affronts that had been put upon him in his life had cut. Cited from Youth Challenges, by Clarence B Kelland
  • He was already greatly affronted that his mother had chosen to confound his former gallantries with his present attachment. Cited from Absalom's Hair, by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
  • Your sense of justice would be so affronted that you would feel yourself compelled to discuss the injury done to you with all your intimate friends. Cited from Mr. Scarborough's Family, by Anthony Trollope
  • It was such a palpable affront that she shrank within herself and could have cried. Cited from Beverly of Graustark, George Barr McCutcheon
  • Also, he manifested anger; it was a deliberate affront that the boy should stand out like this. Cited from Love's Pilgrimage, by Upton Sinclair
  • The many-voiced answer to everything -- it was like the autumn wind round the house -- was the affront that fell back on her mother. Cited from The Marriages, by Henry James
  • As it was an affront that could not be made up, he no sooner recovered of his wounds, than he called out the captain a second time. Cited from Travels through France & Italy, by Tobias Smollett
  • There was, in many a face or bearing, an expressed resentment, in advance, of any affront that might be offered. Cited from An Enemy To The King, by Robert Neilson Stephens
  • But there was more than hate in the affront that he had offered; there was calculation - to an even greater extent than we have seen. Cited from Mistress Wilding, by Rafael Sabatini
  • He thought, also, that he had grounds for avenging the affront that Harald had put upon him with respect to his daughter. Cited from Heimskringla [Norwegian Kings], by Snorri Sturlson
  • Ten thousand unthinkably atrocious deaths could not atone for the affront that you have put upon me. Cited from Gods of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Besides, how could he possibly repay this highest favor with an affront that no woman could ever forgive -- least of all a Cleopatra? Cited from The Sisters, by Georg Ebers, v2
  • KING: This is a great affront that he places upon a king, to demand a man who has come to sanctuary in that part of my Court called holy. Cited from Plays of Near & Far, by Lord Dunsany
  • But Tsimehei would not listen to him, and was bent upon wiping out the affront that he had received. Cited from Tales of Old Japan, by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford
  • Besides, said he, he remembers the affronts that Mansoul has given him, and he is resolved to be revenged of them. Cited from The Holy War, by John Bunyan
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