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  • ’He would have risen against all constraint; but he found himself the monarch of the place, and he haughtily determined to be worthy of his station.
  • But the manner of the speech, no less than the matter, was so fiery, that Miss Murdstone, without a word in answer, discreetly put her arm through her brother’s, and walked haughtily out of the cottage; my aunt remaining in the window looking after them; prepared, I have no doubt, in case of the donkey’s reappearance, to carry her threat into instant execution.
  • ’It matters little to me her not being at home,’ said Rosa Dartle haughtily, ’I know nothing of her.
  • ’You, injured by his haughty temper!
  • Their cravats were in general stiff, I thought, and their looks haughty; but in this last respect I presently conceived I had done them an injustice, for when two or three of them had to rise and answer a question of the presiding dignitary, I never saw anything more sheepish.
  • It was very interesting to me to see them together, not only on account of their mutual affection, but because of the strong personal resemblance between them, and the manner in which what was haughty or impetuous in him was softened by age and sex, in her, to a gracious dignity.

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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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