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  • I did write poetry sometimes: is it presumptuous to call it poetry? Cited from A Brief Memoir of Eliza Southall, by Eliza Southall
  • Many seem to think it almost presumptuous to look for peace or to expect joy in God. Cited from Parish Papers, by Norman Macleod
  • "Would it be presumptuous to ask what has been happening and who is cross?" Cited from The Knave of Diamonds, by Ethel May Dell
  • Such a sentiment would have appeared presumptuous to the simple fellow. Cited from Tales Of Hearsay, by Joseph Conrad
  • What the end will be, it would be presumptuous to attempt to foretell. Cited from The Gospels in the Second Century, by William Sanday
  • For he looked so grave and noble that, despite his ragged clothes, it seemed presumptuous to ask him who he was. Cited from Sir Ludar, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • Of the Portuguese society here I know so very little, that it would be presumptuous to give an opinion of it. Cited from Journal of a Voyage to Brazil, by Maria Graham
  • And because He was the cause, it would be presumptuous to argue concerning it. Cited from The Banquet (Il Convito), by Dante Alighieri
  • It is I who am presumptuous to dream of you as I do; but a man is not always master of his thoughts. Cited from The Fortunes of the Farrells, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • It would be presumptuous to assert that it can ever be otherwise. Cited from Life of Chopin, by Franz Liszt
  • It is neither pharisaical to have opinions, nor presumptuous to guide our lives by them. Cited from Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 4 of 4, by American Anti-Slavery Society
  • I am a stranger to you, and on the part of a stranger it would be presumptuous to ask you to alter your plans. Cited from The Ghost, by Arnold Bennett
  • It may seem presumptuous to do so, seeing that everybody nowadays either writes a novel or thinks that he or she can do so. Cited from Memoirs Wemyss Reid, by Stuart J. Reid, ed
  • Nevertheless, it does not seem presumptuous to make a guess. Cited from The Hot Swamp, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Presumptuous to assert the freedom of the press on American ground! Cited from Standard Selections, ed. by Fulton, Trueblood and Trueblood
  • He was very presumptuous to make such a boast. Cited from Four Arthurian Romances, by Chretien DeTroyes
  • Is it presumptuous to ask our readers to try to understand the thirteenth century and love St. Francis? Cited from Life of St. Francis of Assisi, by Paul Sabatier
  • John Keble: rather presumptuous to give such a name, but I thought he would not have been named here by it for many hours. Cited from Life of John Coleridge Patteson, by C. Yonge
  • It may sound presumptuous to you; I am very young; but there is bigger work for me ahead, and I am called. Cited from Wandering Heath, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • After criticizing the hypotheses of others, it may appear presumptuous to add another guess to the many which have been already offered. Cited from Parmenides, by Plato
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