not affront

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  • I trust my saying what had to be said Has not affronted you? Cited from The Dynasts, by Thomas Hardy
  • His question, kindly put, did not affront her, for it had been expected. Cited from The Mysterious Rider, by Zane Grey
  • I will not affront you so much as to talk of settlements; my all is at your disposal. Cited from The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Smollett
  • The young lady would not affront him by refusing to take some syrup. Cited from Doctor Pascal, by Emile Zola
  • Yes, he must keep it, he thought; he could not affront his young manliness and independence by returning it. Cited from Herb of Grace, by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • "Your voice at times sounds very like -- no, I will not affront you by such a comparison." Cited from A Terrible Temptation, by Charles Reade
  • On the contrary, he bored all whom he did not affront. Cited from Americans and Others, by Agnes Repplier
  • But as I would not affront him by offering to return them, so I beg you will equally respect my feelings. Cited from A Set of Rogues, by Frank Barrett
  • I told him that he was very rude; and that he had better not affront you, for you would soon teach him better manners. Cited from The Monctons: A Novel, Volume I, by Susanna Moodie
  • But I know that you were not affronted. Cited from Rezanov, by Gertrude Atherton
  • "The modest, sensible and well-bred man Will not affront me, and no other can." Cited from Why Worry?, by George Lincoln Walton, M.D.
  • He anxiously wished for the countess's consent to the scheme, for he would not affront her, even after he was dead. Cited from Precaution, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Rose was not affronted at this plain allusion to the power that Mulford had obtained over her feelings. Cited from Jack Tier, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • But I must not affront you by my incredulity. Cited from Tales and Novels, Vol. III, by Maria Edgeworth
  • To me has been given the privilege of siring a man, and I shall not affront him with requests for further favors. Cited from The Pride of Palomar, by Peter B. Kyne
  • There's nothing passes time more agreeably away than champagne, and if you do not affront this regal wine by mixing him with any other, he never punishes you next morning. Cited from Mr. Midshipman Easy, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • Now Beauty did not indeed wish for a rose, nor anything else, but she only said this that she might not affront her sisters; otherwise they would have said she wanted her father to praise her for desiring nothing. Cited from The Fairy Book, by Dinah Maria Mulock (AKA Miss Mulock)
  • Atharna therefore judged that the Leinstermen might fall upon him to recover their booty when he was once beyond the border, for within their own borders they might not affront a guest. Cited from The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland
  • So he caused them to believe; and thus there was no order of his that they would not affront any peril to execute, for the great desire they had to get back into that Paradise of his. Cited from Travels of Marco Polo Volume 1, by Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa
  • There's nothing passes time more agreeably away than champagne, and if you do not affront this regal wine by mixing him with any other, he never punishes you the next morning. Cited from Mr. Midshipman Easy, by Frederick Marryat
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