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I have even grown keen on making money—which I rather disdained at home; for the matter of that, thought little about it.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Mistral disdained to reply to the storm of accusations and incriminations raised by the publication of this poem.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Yet every moment his soul was crying out against this rival, who disdained and mocked him as a mere boy.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
He always disdained circumlocution, prided himself upon the directness and simplicity of his address.
AT LASTMARION HARLAND
But the words were a mere dismissal of a subject she disdained to discuss with one who would not understand.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
Cato was faithful to the sacred cause of liberty, and disdained to survive it; and now for the fiddle.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, NO. 366VARIOUS
She had suitors from all sides, but none satisfied her; the more they tried to please her the more she disdained them.
LABOULAYE'S FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
How low he must have fallen, since the common informers disdained to associate with him!
WOOD MAGICRICHARD JEFFERIES
But Stover, as though discouraged, disdained to reply, and sat in moody silence.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
She had disdained to make terms for herself, so the legate cast Marzia and her children into prison.
FEMALE WARRIORS, VOL. I (OF 2)ELLEN C. CLAYTON

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