this presumptuous

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  • You won't think this presumptuous of a man old enough to be your father, will you? Cited from The Captives, by Hugh Walpole
  • Well they might, for he had taken a great liberty, by this presumptuous, unannounced visit. Cited from Civilization, by Ellen Newbold La Motte
  • It is necessary we should have satisfaction, not only from this presumptuous lady, but from all the ladies of the court! Cited from Frederick The Great And His Family, by L. Muhlbach
  • If this presumptuous apprentice dares to raise his views towards my sister, let him look to himself. Cited from Old Saint Paul's, by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • Austria was making unparalleled efforts to drive this presumptuous young general from a land which she regarded as her own political preserve. Cited from The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2), by John Holland Rose
  • The queen's eyes flashed with anger as she listened to this presumptuous language. Cited from Joseph II. and His Court, by L. Muhlbach
  • Retire, Father; this is no business for Monks: I will meet this presumptuous man myself. Cited from The Castle of Otranto, by Horace Walpole
  • Now indeed would he exterminate this presumptuous man-thing who dared even to think that he could thwart the king of beasts in his desires. Cited from Tarzan the Untamed, Edgar R. Burroughs
  • Of this presumptuous system, the strangest part was its logic, the nature of its proofs. Cited from Conflict Between Religion and Science, by Draper
  • This presumptuous Absolver would make men careless about both. Cited from Sermons Preached at Brighton, by Frederick W. Robertson
  • But what excuse shall be made for the revival of this presumptuous encroachment on the divine prerogative in our days? Cited from Coleridge's Literary Remains, Volume 4., by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • On account of this presumptuous insolence of his, his surrender was a matter of greater satisfaction to the victors. Cited from The History of Rome; Vol III, Books 27 to 36, by Titus Livius
  • To think of this presumptuous raker among coals and ashes going on before there, with his sign of mourning! Cited from Dombey and Son, by Charles Dickens
  • The Arab, recovered from his first surprise, dashed in with raised sword to annihilate this presumptuous stranger. Cited from Tarzan, Jewels of Opar, E.R. Burroughs
  • It was safer and far more dignified, but at the same time she yearned for an opportunity of teaching this presumptuous young man a lesson. Cited from At Sunwich Port, Part 2., by W.W. Jacobs
  • I will teach this presumptuous mariner to discipline his affections. Cited from The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan
  • And then suddenly the defence threw aside its mask and insisted that Benham had to take this presumptuous line because there was no other tolerable line possible for him. Cited from The Research Magnificent, by H.G. Wells
  • Go against this presumptuous man, and prove thy valor: it is only in blood that one can wash away such an insult; die or slay. Cited from The Cid, by Pierre Corneille
  • Nor is there any justification for this presumptuous certainty entertained by my husband, inasmuch as his health is much as it has ordinarily been for ye last ten years. Cited from Birds of Prey, by M.E. Braddon
  • In fact she is much superior to this extravagance, this vagueness, this presumptuous balderdash. Cited from International Weekly Miscellany, Vol. I, No. 3, July 15, 1850
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