presumptuous

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  • I am not so presumptuous as to say that for me this may not happen. Cited from The Conquest of Fear, by Basil King
  • O presumptuous mortal, what have you done that Christ should save or help you? Cited from Westminster Sermons, by Charles Kingsley
  • This view may at first sight seem the presumptuous claim of a journalist for his trade. Cited from The Adventure of Living, by John St. Loe Strachey
  • Had he not been about to judge the ways of God, he presumptuous dust? Cited from The Saint, by Antonio Fogazzaro
  • I take back and swallow every presumptuous word I've said about her. Cited from Jaffery, by William J. Locke
  • He is not presumptuous enough to ask an answer to this letter. Cited from Round the Block, by John Bell Bouton
  • I did write poetry sometimes: is it presumptuous to call it poetry? Cited from A Brief Memoir of Eliza Southall, by Eliza Southall
  • Would it not be better for these presumptuous mortals to mind their own business? Cited from Prisoner for Blasphemy, by G. W. Foote
  • I am now older, and, let us hope, less presumptuous. Cited from Lavengro: the Scholar - the Gypsy - the Priest, by George Borrow
  • It was really presumptuous for the fellow to come here, though. Cited from Love in '76, by Oliver Bell Bunce
  • It seemed presumptuous, at first, when I set out to talk to them of other and more serious things. Cited from Between You and Me, by Sir Harry Lauder
  • For a moment the girls looked at the presumptuous young stranger in silence. Cited from Under the Great Bear, by Kirk Munroe
  • You may call me presumptuous if you like. Cited from Under Handicap, by Jackson Gregory
  • There is something very presumptuous about pretending to know anyone who does not quite know himself. Cited from Musicians of To-Day, by Romain Rolland
  • A presumptuous and obsessed-with-what-others-may-think-of-her kind of woman.
  • In her secret mind she thought that young girls should not be vehement or presumptuous. Cited from The Testing of Diana Mallory, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Who can be so presumptuous as to predict the changes of future years? Cited from Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon, by Samuel Baker
  • Any attempt on my part to meddle in business matters may seem extremely presumptuous. Cited from Tales of Bengal, by S. B. Banerjea
  • So now you have had my presumptuous commendations on your great work. Cited from More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume I
  • Many seem to think it almost presumptuous to look for peace or to expect joy in God. Cited from Parish Papers, by Norman Macleod
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