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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • he had done well to leave the room in disdain.
  • The name of the hotel, a colourless polished wood, and its colourless front stung him like a glance of polite disdain.
  • He had left the classroom in disdain that was not wholly sincere, feeling that perhaps the secret of her race lay behind those dark eyes upon which her long lashes flung a quick shadow.

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  • She tries to be polite, but cannot hide her disdain for authority.
  • She has nothing but disdain for the notion that common people can regulate their own lives better than she can.

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