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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • But, as is generally the case in such differences between friends, there may be faults on both sides; and I am not so presumptuous as to believe that I am exempt from error. Cited from Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 2,by Henry Hunt
  • He had been even so presumptuous as to explain the device with satirical inscriptions in the French language, which, when Jolter perused, his hair stood on end with affright. Cited from The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Smollett
  • I had clung to the hope that you would not finally leave the Church of England; but am not so presumptuous as to say a word more on that step as respects yourself, who have not certainly assumed so heavy a responsibility without much study and reflection. Cited from Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2
  • Titus Oates has grown so presumptuous as to accuse the queen of intending to poison the king, which certainly that pious and virtuous lady abhorred the thought of. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol IX, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • He urged the Senate to resist to the utmost all of Caesar's claims, saying, if Caesar should be so presumptuous as to attempt to march to Rome, he could raise troops enough by stamping with his foot to put him down. Cited from History of Julius Caesar, by Jacob Abbott
  • He urged the Senate to resist to the utmost all of Cesar's claims, saying if Cesar should be so presumptuous as to attempt to march to Rome he could raise troops enough by stamping with his foot to put him down. Cited from The Junior Classics, Various
  • I cannot, however, omit repeating, that public favour has not yet rendered her so presumptuous as to offer hasty effusions to her readers, but that she takes a longer time to revise what she writes than the severe ancients required for the highest species of moral fiction. Cited from Tales and Novels, Vol. V, by Maria Edgeworth
  • In this as in other branches of study it is the fate of theories to be washed away like children's castles of sand by the rising tide of knowledge, and I am not so presumptuous as to expect or desire for mine an exemption from the common lot. Cited from Balder The Beautiful, Vol. I, by Sir James George Frazer
  • But in order to intimidate other suitors also, he had loudly and openly declared that no subject should dare be so presumptuous as to offer his hand to one of his royal daughters, and he who dared to solicit them in marriage should be punished as a traitor. Cited from Henry VIII And His Court, by Louise Muhlbach
  • I am the high-priest of His Church, and he who dares deny me, denies God; and he who is so presumptuous as to do reverence to any other head of the Church, is a priest of Baal and kneels to an idolatrous image. Cited from Henry VIII And His Court, by Louise Muhlbach

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