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disdain
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Antigone
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  • Thus Dryas’ child, the rash Edonian King,
    For words of high disdain
    Did Bacchus to a rocky dungeon bring,
    To cool the madness of a fevered brain.

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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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