presumptuous

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  • In his earlier days the royal house itself had not been secure from his presumptuous love. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V2
  • I do hope you won't think me presumptuous in saying this. Cited from The Cathedral, by Hugh Walpole
  • I trust it is neither too presumptuous nor too late to ask. Cited from American Eloquence, Volume I (of 4), by Various
  • He had declared his love, and she had not thought him to be presumptuous. Cited from Phineas Finn, by Anthony Trollope
  • You won't think this presumptuous of a man old enough to be your father, will you? Cited from The Captives, by Hugh Walpole
  • "I am not so presumptuous as to form my opinion at first sight." Cited from Tales and Novels, Vol. 6, by Maria Edgeworth
  • Who will be presumptuous enough to say what would have occurred had not this happened and that first taken place? Cited from Little Journeys, Volume 4, by Elbert Hubbard
  • And to meet the Doctor on his own ground, was indeed a presumptuous thing. Cited from Reminiscences of Coleridge and Southey, J. Cottle
  • That had been a wild flight of presumptuous fancy that never could come true. Cited from Greatheart, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Presumptuous he had accounted himself - but only until she had found him so. Cited from The Trampling of the Lilies, by Rafael Sabatini #9
  • I felt that perhaps I had been presumptuous in coming to live in the same house with him. Cited from The Agony Column, by Earl Derr Biggers
  • That would be presumptuous in me, for I am not yet your candidate. Cited from The Ramrodders, by Holman Day
  • It seems to me that it might be thought presumptuous, if I were to do so. Cited from Autobiography of Seventy Years, Vol. 1-2, by George Hoar
  • But you must think me the most conceited and presumptuous fellow you ever knew. Cited from The Vicar's Daughter, by George MacDonald
  • Oh, sir, how shall I account presumptuous in you the very words that I would hear? Cited from Love-at-Arms, by Rafael Sabatini
  • The presumptuous man loves to attempt great things, only because they are hard and rare. Cited from Character Writings of the 17th Century, by Various
  • The belief was often presumptuous, but it showed what an eye she had to her business. Cited from The Tragic Muse, by Henry James
  • It may be presumptuous on his part, but he will submit his version. Cited from The Abolitionists, by John F. Hume
  • Really the store boy was getting very presumptuous he thought. Cited from The Store Boy, by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • Then, thought I, who gave thee, presumptuous as thou art, a power over thy life? Cited from Pamela, by Samuel Richardson
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