presumptuous enough to

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  • 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
  • He is not presumptuous enough to ask an answer to this letter. Cited from Round the Block, by John Bell Bouton
  • Who can be presumptuous enough to predict all the good? Cited from Letters from an American Farmer, H. de Crevecoeur
  • M. de Juvizy actually was presumptuous enough to make love to the Queen, or to boast that he did. Cited from Stray Pearls, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • I was presumptuous enough to laugh at this, which greatly offended both the magnates. Cited from My Friend Smith, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • The race of man presumptuous enough to endure everything, rushes on through forbidden wickedness. Cited from The Works of Horace, by Horace [Tr.: C. Smart]
  • Nay, if you were presumptuous enough to address yourself to me, I would show you that I love, and seek to love, none but my husband. Cited from Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. V. (of V.), by Margaret, Queen Of Navarre
  • Who, in the distracted state of Affghan society, was the man presumptuous enough to guarantee any general submission to his authority? Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 346, August 1844, Vol. 56
  • I am sure she feels that I care deeply what happens to her; and I sometimes am presumptuous enough to think that she wishes me to understand and approve her. Cited from The Coryston Family, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • I find it so difficult to decide each day what God wants done now that I am not presumptuous enough to attempt to declare what God might have wanted to do thousands of years ago. Cited from The Art of Public Speaking, by Carnegie and Esenwein
  • Consequence is, they're loaded down to the ground with admiration of their boss, but they ain't presumptuous enough to expaict any more. Cited from Wyoming, Story of Outdoor West, by William M Raine
  • Assuredly, I am not presumptuous enough to suppose that this difficulty of fixing the precise scale between history and biography has been successfully overcome by me. Cited from The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3), by John Morley
  • The man causing this hitch -- the long-haired figure at the bottom of the wagon -- had been presumptuous enough to make a stand against the lords of the earth! Cited from Heart's Desire, by Emerson Hough
  • I was not presumptuous enough to dream of following Sheil; not that his speech is formidable, but the impression it leaves on the House is. Cited from The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3), by John Morley
  • Signor Ferrari is certainly rash and hot-tempered, he might be presumptuous enough to -- But you do not think of yourself in the matter! Cited from Vendetta, by Marie Corelli
  • I am not presumptuous enough to assert that the larger part of modern literature is not worth reading in itself, that the prose is not readable, entertaining, one may say highly instructive. Cited from English Prose, Ed. by Frederick William Roe and George Roy Elliott
  • The pride and luxury in which he was educated had not allowed him to suspect that there existed on the earth any power presumptuous enough to invade the repose of the successor of Augustus. Cited from Ravenna, A Study, by Edward Hutton
  • I owned I was not quite so cheerful as I could wish to be; and [wouldst thou think it?] was presumptuous enough to hint that I thought the enlivening air of France might do me good. Cited from Anna St. Ives, by Thomas Holcroft
  • Hastings returned to the gallery, and arrived there in time to hear the touching and brilliant speech of Fox, which we are not presumptuous enough to imagine, much less to stultify ourselves by attempting to give. Cited from Willy Reilly, by William Carleton
  • The pride and luxury in which he was educated, had not allowed him to suspect, that there existed on the earth any power presumptuous enough to invade the repose of the successor of Augustus. Cited from Decline/Fall Of The Roman Empire, by Gibbon V3 htm
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