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  • "I am not so presumptuous as to form my opinion at first sight." Cited from Tales and Novels, Vol. 6, by Maria Edgeworth
  • Then, thought I, who gave thee, presumptuous as thou art, a power over thy life? Cited from Pamela, by Samuel Richardson
  • I am not so presumptuous as to say that for me this may not happen. Cited from The Conquest of Fear, by Basil King
  • Who can be so presumptuous as to predict the changes of future years? Cited from Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon, by Samuel Baker
  • Yes, they have been so presumptuous as to designate one of their own men for the place. Cited from Life of John of Barneveld, 1610-12 by Motley
  • Who now would be so presumptuous as to still protect the traitress? Cited from Henry VIII And His Court, by Louise Muhlbach
  • To thee, presumptuous as thou art, unknown, Or* what must prove my fortune, or thy own. Cited from Book of Old Ballads, ed. B. Nichols, Vol. 4
  • Who is so presumptuous as to limit the future triumphs of science? Cited from Alton Locke, Tailor And Poet,Rev. Charles Kingsley
  • How can any persons be so presumptuous as to think that any person, or a number of persons, exist solely for his comfort and advantage! Cited from Questionable Amusements and. . ., by J. M. Judy
  • "You have told me much that I did not dare, presumptuous as I may be, even to hope." Cited from Quentin Durward, by Sir Walter Scott
  • No man upon pain of death might be so presumptuous as to approach the Mountain where God talked with Moses. Cited from Leviathan, by Thomas Hobbes
  • We have - you have disproved the love I was so presumptuous as to believe you fostered for me. Cited from Bardelys the Magnificent, by Rafael Sabatini
  • I am not so presumptuous as to attempt to define exactly what this betterment work should consist of. Cited from Random Reminiscences of Men and Events, by John D. Rockefeller
  • I have served you faithfully for a month, and, presumptuous as it is, I ask to be allowed to serve you all my life. Cited from Kitty's Class Day And Other Stories, by Louisa M. Alcott
  • He was addressing himself and any other person who might be so presumptuous as to try to get the better of Thomas Sandys. Cited from Tommy and Grizel, by J.M. Barrie
  • Nor are we so presumptuous as to anticipate that we could possibly make this volume so instructive as to render "every man his own physician." Cited from People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English, by R.V. Pierce
  • Presumptuous as thou wert to think success Would crown that deed unnatural and unjust. Cited from Persian Literature, V1, The Shah Nameh, Rubaiyat, Divan, Gulistan
  • I am not so presumptuous as to suppose that I can give it to you; still less can you expect me to try to do so within the compass of two or three lectures. Cited from Short Studies on Great Subjects, by James Anthony Froude
  • Presumptuous as I am aware it must appear to say so, I am unable to see more than average intellectual power even in Mr. Darwin's later books. Cited from Luck or Cunning?, Samuel Butler
  • Relinquishment of the opportunity to exercise a rare talent was not, in the nature of things, an easy effort to a young lady who was herself presumptuous as well as ambitious. Cited from The Tragic Muse, by Henry James
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