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Respond to their bigotry as if the people they demean are witnessing your response.
"Mr. Capt don't demean himself to chambermaids, Miss Lucy," retorted the abigail with angry scorn.
This comes of your princesses, that turn the world upside down, and demean themselves to hob and nob with these black baldicoots!
THE SAINT'S TRAGEDYCHARLES KINGSLEY
Why should ladies demean themselves by going amongst dirty beggarly folk?
THE HAUNTED ROOMA. L. O. E.
There is no man upon earth who would demean himself by breaking a lance with my master.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
How well our Champion doth demean himself, As if he had been made for such an action?
Miss Bridgeman is as close as the grave; and I am not going to demean myself by questioning her.
MOUNT ROYAL, VOLUME 3 OF 3MARY ELIZABETH BRADDON
You'd demean yourself, I dare say, when you might have the streets swept for you.
I'd like to know who would demean theirselves by goin' with the like o' he!
GABRIEL CONROYBERT HARTE
No, Miss Evelyn, replied the maid; I would not demean myself to listen.

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