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  • Aglaya raised her head haughtily.
  • They looked haughtily about, and talked English together.
  • Certainly no one could blame them for being too arrogant or haughty, and yet everybody was well aware that they were proud and quite understood their own value.
  • Up to now she had been so haughty that she had never even asked Gania to introduce her to his parents.
  • "I think you are wandering a little, prince," Mrs. Epanchin decided, after a lengthened survey of his face; and she tossed the portrait on to the table, haughtily.
  • Nastasia Philipovna gazed at him with a haughty, ironical expression of face; but when she glanced at Nina Alexandrovna and Varia, and from them to Gania, she changed her tone, all of a sudden.
  • Aglaya was the only one of the family whose good graces he could not gain, and who always spoke to him haughtily, but it so happened that the boy one day succeeded in giving the proud maiden a surprise.
  • "It’s not the first time this urchin, your favourite, has shown his impudence by twisting other people’s words," said Aglaya, haughtily.
  • Drawn up haughtily, with her head held high, she gazed at the "riff-raff," with scornful curiosity.
  • She gazed haughtily at the audacious person who had addressed her companion, and then turned a look of astonishment upon Evgenie himself.
  • Mrs. Epanchin continued to watch his face for a couple of seconds; then she marched briskly and haughtily away towards her own house, the rest following her.
  • He informed her haughtily that though he had given the prince his permanent address when the latter left town, and had offered his services, the prince had never before given him any commission to perform, nor had he written until the following lines arrived, with Aglaya’s letter.
  • "How dare you speak so to me?" she said, with a haughtiness which was quite indescribable, replying to Nastasia’s last remark.
  • "Perhaps you do not wish to accept my proposition?" she asked, gazing haughtily at the prince.
  • When, therefore, she was bound to talk, especially at such delicate moments as this, she invariably did so with an air of haughty defiance.
  • He could not believe that this was the same haughty young girl who had once so proudly shown him Gania’s letter.
  • To the amazement of the prince, who overheard the remark, Aglaya looked haughtily and inquiringly at the questioner, as though she would give him to know, once for all, that there could be no talk between them about the ’poor knight,’ and that she did not understand his question.
  • This poor feeble boy of eighteen—exhausted by disease—looked for all the world as weak and frail as a leaflet torn from its parent tree and trembling in the breeze; but no sooner had his eye swept over his audience, for the first time during the whole of the last hour, than the most contemptuous, the most haughty expression of repugnance lighted up his face.
  • ) He looked with hate and loathing on the poverty and downfall of his family, and treated his mother with haughty contempt, although he knew that his whole future depended on her character and reputation.
  • In reply to a very guarded question of her sisters’, Aglaya had answered coldly, but exceedingly haughtily: "I have never given him my word at all, nor have I ever counted him as my future husband—never in my life.

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  • It is a story about a haughty princess who has a great fall.
  • She has that haughty, rich and entitled attitude.

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