me presumptuous

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  • I do hope you won't think me presumptuous in saying this. Cited from The Cathedral, by Hugh Walpole
  • You may call me presumptuous if you like. Cited from Under Handicap, by Jackson Gregory
  • Do not think me presumptuous, dear maid, in having dared to write you. Cited from The Rector of St. Mark's, by Mary J. Holmes
  • I wish I had bid him pray for me, but it seemed to me presumptuous. Cited from The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay Volume 1
  • Thou wilt not think me presumptuous in this saying, as another might. Cited from Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Vol. I, by Margaret Fuller Ossoli
  • I have now read your paper, and I hope that you will not think me presumptuous in writing another line to say how excellent it seems to me. Cited from More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II
  • "Then if I offered myself as a suitor for Evelyn, you would not think me presumptuous?" Cited from Vane of the Timberlands, by Harold Bindloss
  • I am afraid if he knew how much I write from intuition, how little from actual knowledge, he would think me presumptuous ever to have written at all. Cited from Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle, by Clement K. Shorter
  • "Oh, you consider me presumptuous and arrogant; but that is common report, and you do right, perhaps, to believe it." Cited from Ernest Maltravers, E. B. Lytton, Book 7
  • Then again, if I do say anything to show that I appreciate such honors, you may well consider me presumptuous, conceited, and even insulting. Cited from The Captain's Toll-Gate, by Frank R. Stockton
  • "I hope you won't think me presumptuous, Mr. President, if I ask you to tell me why you recalled General McClellan?" Cited from The Southerner, by Thomas Dixon
  • "Miss Howard will not think me presumptuous, if I remind her that there was a time when she did not think me unworthy to be entrusted with her person and happiness." Cited from The Pilot, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • They who once pursued me, were now satisfied to escape from me; and they who had before thought me presumptuous in hoping to overtake them, had now their utmost wish, if they were permitted, at no great distance, quietly to follow me. Cited from The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D, In Nine Volumes, by Samuel Johnson
  • "Do not let us talk any more about it, Caretto, or it will end by turning my head and making me presumptuous enough to imagine that the Lady Claudia, who only saw me for three or four days, and that while she was still but a girl, has been thinking of me seriously since." Cited from A Knight of the White Cross, G.A. Henty
  • But I say nothing yet of your caution, or my own uneasiness, to Mrs. Jervis; not that I mistrust her, but for fear she should think me presumptuous, and vain and conceited, to have any fears about the matter, from the great distance between such a gentleman, and so poor a girl. Cited from Pamela, by Samuel Richardson
  • Do not deem me presumptuous when I say that it is pitiable to hear Lord Grenville talking as he did in the late debate of the inability of Great Britain to take a commanding station as a military Power, and maintaining that our efforts must be essentially, he means exclusively, naval. Cited from The Prose Works of William Wordsworth, by William Wordsworth
  • They called me presumptuous and cruel in exposing my wife and child, as well as myself, to such imminent hazard, for the sake of one, too, who most probably was worthless, and whose disease had doubtless been, by negligence or mistreatment, rendered incurable. Cited from Arthur Mervyn, by Charles Brockden Brown