personal affront

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  • Each man at once took this call to duty as a personal affront. Cited from The Little Regiment, by Stephen Crane
  • When he was ploughed for his final he looked upon it as a personal affront. Cited from Of Human Bondage, by W. Somerset Maugham
  • You can never feel the sense of personal affront. Cited from The Idiot, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Those in my care seemed to regard my attentions as a personal affront. Cited from A Yankee in the Trenches, by R. Derby Holmes
  • To put such a mark on a man for life was a liberty that might well be taken as a personal affront. Cited from The Sheriff's Son, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Aurelian for a brief moment looked as if he had received a personal affront. Cited from Aurelian, by William Ware
  • These are old men who hold themselves in high regard, but seem to see serious examination of difficult problems as a personal affront.
  • What he objected to in this particular killing was the personal affront to him. Cited from A Man Four-Square, by William MacLeod Raine
  • His official character did not save him from some personal affronts which, to the latest day of his long career, he never forgot. Cited from History of England, James II V. 3, Macaulay
  • Mrs Whittaker takes this as a personal affront -- as it may well have been intended.
  • Any delay is a direct personal affront that makes a vivid impression upon their minds. Cited from The History of the Telephone, by Herbert N. Casson
  • He accepted the fact as a personal affront. Cited from Judith of Blue Lake Ranch, by Jackson Gregory
  • When his mind brooded over personal affronts, perhaps his anger burned with a desire of revenge. Cited from The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899, by George A. Aitken
  • The vote which required the King to discard them merely because they were what he himself was seemed to him a personal affront. Cited from History of England, James II V. 5, Macaulay
  • They seemed to think his refusal intentional, and took it as a personal affront. Cited from Roughing it in the Bush, by Susanna Moodie
  • It was a personal affront when they were not. Cited from The Little Colonel's Chum: Mary Ware, by Annie Fellows Johnston
  • The inhabitants of the town took this as a personal affront, although said he was referring to tourists.
  • The existence of these varied contradictorinesses seems to him a personal affront. Cited from By the Christmas Fire, by Samuel McChord Crothers
  • Then there are others who will not permit any opinion of their own to be discussed, to whom it is a personal affront to do this. Cited from The Foundations of Personality, by Abraham Myerson
  • He seemed to consider any one who opposed him, or who even disagreed with his conclusions, as offering a personal affront. Cited from The Lost Road, etc, by Richard Harding Davis
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