any affront

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  • Nor can we fairly blame them, for putting up any affront, rather than part with their employers. Cited from Works, V2, by Lucian of Samosata
  • Lady Cecilia was sure her mother could not mean any affront. Cited from Helen, by Maria Edgeworth
  • He cannot bear any affront, or even neglect. Cited from Love Eternal, by H. Rider Haggard
  • 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
  • Any affront to me which is also an affront to my class and its dignity deserves punishment or satisfaction. Cited from The Colored Cadet at West Point, by Henry Flipper
  • They denied that any affront or want of respect on their part could have provoked the outrage of which the Duke had been guilty. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1582-84 by Motley
  • When any affront was offered to a chieftain, the clan was instantly summoned. Cited from Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745, Vol. II, by Mrs. Thomson
  • Thus, since God is infinite, his honour is infinite and any affront to his honour requires from humanity an infinite satisfaction.
  • It is doubtful if there were any affront which Pepys would not pardon in a pretty woman. Cited from Shakespeare and the Modern Stage, by Sir Sidney Lee
  • And because I have nobody but you to look to, you think you are to make me do, or not do, everything you please, and are to put any affront upon me. Cited from Little Dorrit, by Charles Dickens
  • 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
  • There was happily no danger of any affront to Winthrop which might have called Rufus's fire disagreeably into play. Cited from Hills of the Shatemuc, by Susan Warner
  • It had dismayed him then, as we have seen, that this man who, he thought, must stomach any affront from him out of consideration for his sister, should have ended by calling him to account. Cited from Mistress Wilding, by Rafael Sabatini
  • "How unkind!" broke in Clover, taking fire, as usual, at any affront to Katy. Cited from What Katy Did At School, by Susan Coolidge
  • We were expected, I perceived, for though it rained very hard, the street was thronged with men, who looked very earnestly on us, but did not put any affront upon us. Cited from The History of Thomas Ellwood Written by Himself
  • I had indeed been in some passion at first with them, though it was really raised, not by any affront they had offered me personally, but by the horror their blaspheming tongues filled me with. Cited from History of the Plague in London, by Daniel Defoe
  • 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
  • When, therefore, any affront or any thing seemingly of that nature was offered me, I have been disposed, naturally I think, to unduly magnify it, because I expected it. Cited from The Colored Cadet at West Point, by Henry Flipper
  • Lapham was ready, in his dense pride, to resent any affront to his blood, but doubtful, with the evidence of this invitation to the contrary, if any affront had been offered. Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
  • As to resenting any affront from her brother, he would have felt, even if he had not naturally been of a most pacific disposition, that to wag his tongue or lift his hand against that sacred gentleman would be an unhallowed act. Cited from Little Dorrit, by Charles Dickens
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