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disdain
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Dune
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  • "You think now to teach me my trade?" he asked, and he did not try to hide the disdain in his voice.
  • The Baron noted the absence of salute, the disdain in the Sardaukar’s manner, and his unease grew.
  • And it was agonizing to realize that the Emperor and his Sardaukar were alike in their disdain for weakness.
  • The old woman studied Paul in one gestalten flicker: face oval like Jessica’s, but strong bones . hair: the Duke’s black-black but with browline of the maternal grandfather who cannot be named, and that thin, disdainful nose; shape of directly staring green eyes: like the old Duke, the paternal grandfather who is dead.
  • "Our Sublime Padishah Emperor . " If the people of this decadent garrison city could only see the Emperor’s private note to his "Noble Duke"—the disdainful allusions to veiled men and women: " . but what else is one to expect of barbarians whose dearest dream is to live outside the ordered security of the faufreluches?"
  • Royal disdain revealed itself in the way the Emperor turned to look at Paul.
  • His voice sounded once from there, commanding and disdainful, the way he always spoke to servants when he was in a hurry: "The Lady Jessica’s in the Great Hall.

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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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