I found a great many foxes, disparaging whole vineyards of inaccessible grapes;
’My dear,’ said Mr. Micawber, ’your papa was very well in his way, and Heaven forbid that I should disparage him.
His main use of this tongue, is, to disparage Doctor Strong’s young gentlemen.
It always gave me pain to observe that Steerforth treated him with systematic disparagement, and seldom lost an occasion of wounding his feelings, or inducing others to do so.
With what a demure assumption of being immensely older and wiser than I, the fairy little woman said I was ’a silly boy’; and then laughed so charmingly that I forgot the pain of being called by that disparaging name, in the pleasure of looking at her.
My apprehensions of being disparaged to the object of my engrossing affection were revived when we went into the drawing-room, by the grim and distant aspect of Miss Murdstone.
Such address and intelligence as I chance to possess,’ said Mr. Micawber, boastfully disparaging himself, with the old genteel air, ’will be devoted to my friend Heep’s service.
When she went out of the room with Miss Murdstone (no other ladies were of the party), I fell into a reverie, only disturbed by the cruel apprehension that Miss Murdstone would disparage me to her.
If it were not that I might appear to disparage her Intended, which I know my friend would not like, I would add, that to me she seems to be throwing herself away; that I am sure she might do better; and that I swear she was born to be a lady.’
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She has a reputation for disparaging the efforts of her co-workers.
The victors write the history and disparage their enemies.