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  • "I despise it," Morris declared.
  • "As if they despised you!" said Catherine passionately.
  • And Morris, Morris, you must never despise me!
  • The gesture was so incongruous to the condition she was in, this stately tribute of respect to a poor girl despised and forsaken was so out of place, that the thing gave her a kind of horror, and she hurried away to her room.
  • And he told me to tell you he hoped you wouldn’t despise him."

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  • She despises the people he has to work for.
  • They despise each other.

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