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deign
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War and Peace
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  • She added that Her Majesty had deigned to show Baron Funke beaucoup d’estime, and again her face clouded over with sadness.
  • His Majesty the Emperor has deigned to send your excellency a project submitted by me….
  • At the next review, they say, the Emperor did not once deign to address him.
  • She does not deign to be clever….
  • When, much later, "Uncle" rode up to Nicholas and began talking to him, he felt flattered that, after what had happened, "Uncle" deigned to speak to him.
  • The Emperor has deigned to summon us and the merchants.
  • He only saw in her a pretty and fresh young girl, with whom he did not deign to unite his fate.
  • It was as if Napoleon knew that it was only necessary for his hand to deign to touch that soldier’s breast for the soldier to be forever happy, rewarded, and distinguished from everyone else in the world.
  • "You won’t deign to demean yourself by marrying me, you…." said Helene, beginning to cry.

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  • She wouldn’t deign to meet with me.
  • Will your majesty deign to excuse me?
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo

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