for the affront

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  • But she should pay for the affront she had put upon him. Cited from Marietta, by F. Marion Crawford
  • It did not seem likely that they would get any chance of punishing him for the affront he had put on them. Cited from The Terrible Twins, by Edgar Jepson
  • Yes, there has been bloodshed, and I have had satisfaction for the affront offered to my house to-day. Cited from Prince Eugene, by Louisa Muhlbach
  • No outward honours could recompense him for the affront he had received. Cited from Bismarck and the Foundation of the German Empire, James Wycliffe Headlam
  • "For -- for the affront I put upon you; for the -- the honor I declined." Cited from Love Me Little, Love Me Long,by Charles Reade
  • A keen pang shot across George's face, as much for the affront as the disappointment. Cited from It Is Never Too Late to Mend, by Charles Reade
  • It fell upon the head of one of the passengers in the street, who came up to demand instant satisfaction for the affront and injury he had sustained. Cited from Table-Talk, William Hazlitt
  • 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
  • They now resolved to be even with him for the affront he gave them, and without speaking one word of the peace, only desired leave to go into Corinth. Cited from Plutarch's Lives, A. H. Clough,
  • But I must have satisfaction for the affront. Cited from Prince Eugene, by Louisa Muhlbach
  • The old scar showed strangely white in his purple face, as he left the mill, vowing vengeance for the affront. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 12, October, 1858, by Various
  • Why, first sing a Baudy Song, and then break the Windows, in revenge for the Affront was put upon me to night. Cited from The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. III, by Aphra Behn
  • And when he was not included as a member of the Land Conference I am sure it does him no wrong to say that he made up his mind that somebody should suffer for the affront put upon him. Cited from Ireland Since Parnell, by Daniel Desmond Sheehan
  • I wanted to make amends for the affront I had put upon her in my ignorance, and I wanted to -- well, I wanted to see her again, and to be with her. Cited from At the Earth's Core, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • When the period of Esquivals office expired, he learnt that Aguira had determined upon assassinating him in revenge for the affront he had suffered. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. 5, by Robert Kerr
  • In course of time a very serious incident grew out of this misunderstanding, through her desire to take revenge for the affront I had put upon her; whereof I shall speak hereafter in the proper place. Cited from Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Tr. Symonds
  • The satisfaction they extorted for the affront given by Count Rechteren to Mons. Cited from The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, Vol. X., by Jonathan Swift
  • The people here are undoubtedly cowed by the overwhelming display of military force, but they vow revenge for the affront put upon the soil of the county by the Northern invaders. Cited from Disturbed Ireland, by Bernard H. Becker
  • For whiles there were some of that court who were sorry for the affront that King Mark had put upon him in public before the eyes of the entire court, yet there were others who smiled and were glad of his humiliation. Cited from The Story of the Champions of the Round Table, by Howard Pyle
  • The view being over, and the troops returned to their camps, the captain with whom we drank the day before meeting me told me I must come and sup with him in his tent, where he would ask my pardon for the affront he gave me before. Cited from Memoirs of a Cavalier, by Daniel Defoe
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