deign

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  • If you deign to value thus My poor service you may pay it. Cited from The Wonder-Working Magician, by Calderon
  • He walked around it once without deigning to look at the open door. Cited from Jess of the Rebel Trail, by H. A. Cody
  • She too has deigned to come to this far country to be your queen. Cited from The Ancient Allan, by H. Rider Haggard
  • You will not deign to speak a word to a poor old woman now. Cited from The Black Douglas, by S. R. Crockett
  • It will be a great deal if you deign to take all we send you.
  • He then frequently deigned to question me as to what was said of recent events. Cited from Private Life of Napoleon, V12, by Constant
  • What hope had he that she would ever deign to look upon him with favour? Cited from Under Sealed Orders, by H.A. Cody
  • The lady frequently passed him without deigning to cast her eyes on his red-coat. Cited from The Mysteries of All Nations, by James Grant
  • She deigned no answer to that, and sat down just in front of me. Cited from To-morrow? by Victoria Cross
  • He need not deign to tell her what had happened, and he did not. Cited from The Head of the House of Coombe, by F Burnett
  • And why should we obtain them, if we do not deign to ask for them? Cited from The Eve of the French Revolution, Edward J. Lowell
  • We have heard that the greatest lady in the land deigned thus to serve her soldiers. Cited from Queen Victoria, Vol. 2, by Sarah Tytler
  • If the person passes to one side, he deigns not to turn his head. Cited from The Naturalist in La Plata, by W. H. Hudson
  • They deigned to give me no other memorial of my first fight. Cited from Vittoria by George Meredith, v6
  • During all this time he had never, for one moment, deigned to regard me. Cited from Typee, by Herman Melville
  • Nearly a month has passed since he has deigned a visit. Cited from Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House), by James S. De Benneville
  • This ship also passed without deigning to take any notice of us. Cited from Ned Myers, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • And he whom love deigns to control ought to prize himself the more. Cited from Four Arthurian Romances, by Chretien DeTroyes
  • If ever you deign to visit us, you will find that we have lost the power of speech. Cited from The Conqueror, by Gertrude Franklin Atherton
  • He had asked her that question the previous night, but she had not deigned to hear. Cited from The Odds, by Ethel M. Dell
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