this affront

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  • Who but a woman that feels herself above convention would dare offer this affront to society? Cited from The Puppet Crown, by Harold MacGrath
  • After this affront in the face of Europe, thou darest to appear before me? Cited from Imaginary Conversations and Poems, by Walter Savage Landor
  • Francisco has been planning revenge for this affront ever since.
  • If he had not ejaculated this affront, something could be done. Cited from Villa Elsa, by Stuart Henry
  • We thought it necessary to resent this affront by peppering the place for about ten minutes. Cited from Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin
  • The Great men were so Civil, that notwithstanding this Affront, they laid no Punishment upon them. Cited from Historical Relation Of The Island Ceylon In The East Indies, Robert Knox
  • Through this action, he fell out of favour with Mansart, who sought vengeance for this affront at the first occasion.
  • Fonseca never forgot this affront, and, what with him was the same thing, never forgave it. Cited from Voyages of Columbus Vol. II,Washington Irving
  • The North would not accept this affront of American nationalism, and fought to restore the Union.
  • The Speaker, that very afternoon, complained to the House of this affront. Cited from History of England, James II Vol. 2, Macaulay
  • Some indignant intellectuals wrote to him to protest against this affront, but Browning took the matter in the best and most characteristic way. Cited from Robert Browning, by G. K. Chesterton
  • This affront to Pembroke's honour drove him irrevocably into the camp of the king, and thereby split the opposition.
  • It seemed to him inconceivable that Arnold Jacks should have suffered this affront. Cited from The Crown Of Life, By George Gissing
  • Nobody who knows anything of the Mahometans of India can doubt that this affront to their faith will excite their fiercest indignation. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V4 of 4
  • Of all affronts this affront is the greatest; and, instead of your heart repairing its wrong this morning, you left me with words full of undisguised contempt. Cited from Amphitryon, A play by Moliere, Tr. by Waller
  • This affront (technically violating accepted "rules of war"), and reports of this battle, may have changed the direction of the war in the South.
  • "I am at a loss to understand, Mr. Le Noir, what act of levity on my part has given you the assurance to offer me this affront!" Cited from Capitola The Madcap, by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  • "But afterward he shall account to Carthoris, Prince of Helium, for this affront to the daughter of my father's friend." Cited from Thuvia, Maid of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • He avenged this affront with a massacre of the townsmen gathered together for mass in Ardtole Church.
  • "You shall yet suffer for this affront, Detective Carter." Cited from With Links of Steel, by Nicholas Carter
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