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  • A man is in greater danger in the navy of being insulted by the rise of one whose father, his father might have disdained to speak to ... than in any other line.
  • They were not much interested in anything relative to Anne; but still there were questions enough asked, to make it understood what this old schoolfellow was; and Elizabeth was disdainful, and Sir Walter severe.
  • Anne sighed and blushed and smiled, in pity and disdain, either at her friend or herself.
  • She knew him; she saw disdain in his eye, and could not venture to believe that he had determined to accept such an offering, as an atonement for all the insolence of the past.

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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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