We had parted angrily on the last occasion; and there was an air of disdain about her, which she took no pains to conceal.
’His feelings?’ repeated Steerforth disdainfully.
Miss Murdstone shut her eyes, and disdainfully inclined her head; then, slowly opening her eyes, resumed: ’David Copperfield, I shall not attempt to disguise the fact, that I formed an unfavourable opinion of you in your childhood.
I repeated disdainfully.
Miss Dartle turned her head disdainfully towards him.
’The fool himself— and lives there now,’ said Uriah, disdainfully.
’On my return to Norwood, after the period of absence occasioned by my brother’s marriage,’ pursued Miss Murdstone in a disdainful voice, ’and on the return of Miss Spenlow from her visit to her friend Miss Mills, I imagined that the manner of Miss Spenlow gave me greater occasion for suspicion than before.
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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.