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- Here was the truth, here was reality, here was the life that belonged to him; and he, who fancied himself so scornful of arbitrary restraints, had been afraid to break away from his desk because of what people might think of his stealing a holiday!Chapter 16 (2% in)
- It's only my poor Ellen that has kept any of their wicked blood; the rest of them are all model Mingotts," cried the old lady scornfully.Chapter 17 (32% in)
- "I don't want them to think that we dress like savages," she replied, with a scorn that Pocahontas might have resented; and he was struck again by the religious reverence of even the most unworldly American women for the social advantages of dress.Chapter 20 (53% in)
- Every one had heard the rumours in question, and he scorned to confirm a tale that was already common property.Chapter 26 (26% in)
- There was not a book or a newspaper in reach, nor any evidence of feminine employment: conversation had always been Mrs. Mingott's sole pursuit, and she would have scorned to feign an interest in fancywork.Chapter 30 (59% in)
There are no more uses of "scorn" in The Age of Innocence.
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