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- A look of contempt came over him, and he said, "Why not?"Chapter 19 (92% in)
contempt = lack of respect
- "I want something more definite," said Lucy contemptuously.Chapter 16 (37% in)
- Lucy felt contemptuous, for she was on the tack of caring for Greek sculpture, and had already borrowed a mythical dictionary from Mr. Beebe to get up the names of the goddesses and gods.Chapter 19 (9% in)
There are no more uses of "contempt" in A Room With A View.
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