be presumptuous

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  • He had declared his love, and she had not thought him to be presumptuous. Cited from Phineas Finn, by Anthony Trollope
  • Who will be presumptuous enough to say what would have occurred had not this happened and that first taken place? Cited from Little Journeys, Volume 4, by Elbert Hubbard
  • I felt that perhaps I had been presumptuous in coming to live in the same house with him. Cited from The Agony Column, by Earl Derr Biggers
  • That would be presumptuous in me, for I am not yet your candidate. Cited from The Ramrodders, by Holman Day
  • It may be presumptuous on his part, but he will submit his version. Cited from The Abolitionists, by John F. Hume
  • It might be presumptuous, but it made us very sorry for him. Cited from Chantry House, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Sometimes I can't make them eat and drink with me; they think it would be presumptuous. Cited from Life of John Coleridge Patteson, by C. Yonge
  • "Would it be presumptuous to ask what has been happening and who is cross?" Cited from The Knave of Diamonds, by Ethel May Dell
  • Where the ingenuity of American newspaper men has failed it would be presumptuous for any one to try. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, Feb 1915
  • It would be presumptuous for him to think so. Cited from Luther Examined and Reexamined, by W. H. T. Dau
  • She had been presumptuous in pushing herself into his presence. Cited from Mrs. Day's Daughters, by Mary E. Mann
  • What the end will be, it would be presumptuous to attempt to foretell. Cited from The Gospels in the Second Century, by William Sanday
  • He goes to the Mountains, but they tell him he is being presumptuous; he must go to the lowlands.
  • Who can be presumptuous enough to predict all the good? Cited from Letters from an American Farmer, H. de Crevecoeur
  • Of the Portuguese society here I know so very little, that it would be presumptuous to give an opinion of it. Cited from Journal of a Voyage to Brazil, by Maria Graham
  • And because He was the cause, it would be presumptuous to argue concerning it. Cited from The Banquet (Il Convito), by Dante Alighieri
  • It is I who am presumptuous to dream of you as I do; but a man is not always master of his thoughts. Cited from The Fortunes of the Farrells, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • I may have been presumptuous, hasty, foolish, mad if you will, but not base. Cited from The Young Fur Traders, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • But a man is said to be presumptuous even if he deem himself worthy of small things, if they surpass his ability. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part II-II (Secunda Secundae), by Thomas Aquinas
  • It would be presumptuous to assert that it can ever be otherwise. Cited from Life of Chopin, by Franz Liszt
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