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Amalia Ivanovna was foreseeing something amiss, and at the same time deeply wounded by Katerina Ivanovna's haughtiness, and to restore the good-humour of the company and raise herself in their esteem she began, apropos of nothing, telling a story about an acquaintance of hers "Karl from the chemist's," who was driving one night in a cab, and that "the cabman wanted him to kill, and Karl very much begged him not to kill, and wept and clasped hands, and frightened and from fear pierced his heart.
The kind tone of this answer, the sweet voice, the gentle manner, the absence of any accent of haughtiness or displeasure, took the girl completely by surprise, and she burst into tears.
Leave me to myself, if you please," she said, with impetuous haughtiness, "and for the future avoid me.
While the regular and trained hirelings of the king marched with haughtiness to the right of the line, the less pretending colonists took their humbler position on its left, with a docility that long practice had rendered easy.
Hush, senor," said Sancho, "don't talk that way, but open your eyes, and come and pay your respects to the lady of your thoughts, who is close upon us now;" and with these words he advanced to receive the three village lasses, and dismounting from Dapple, caught hold of one of the asses of the three country girls by the halter, and dropping on both knees on the ground, he said, "Queen and princess and duchess of beauty, may it please your haughtiness and greatness to receive into your favour and good-will your captive knight who stands there turned into marble stone, and quite stupefied and benumbed at finding himself in your magnificent presence.
Snagsby with haughtiness and scorn), but you can't blind ME!
Isabella, on hearing the particulars of the visit, gave a different explanation: "It was all pride, pride, insufferable haughtiness and pride
There has been better ladies, and there has been worser, Hester," was Miss Horrocks' reply to this compliment of her inferior; so she ruled, having supreme power over all except her father, whom, however, she treated with considerable haughtiness, warning him not to be too familiar in his behaviour to one "as was to be a Baronet's lady.
LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday said that politics of public service had succeeded in Lodhran's by-election as people of Lodhran had shattered the ATM machine and threw it in river Sutlej by rejecting politics of arrogance, haughtiness, lie, accusation and anarchy.
Now there is a dangerous infection that presents with a stiff neck without the defiance or haughtiness.
He is said to think of every black-skinned person as a potential thief and carries himself with the haughtiness of the biblical Nebuchadnezzar, prior to the holy humbling that befell him.
It will also help the party if the setback leads to a toning down of the haughtiness, which has been its hallmark in the last few years.