look down upon

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How to use look down upon in a sentence

  • “I used rather to look down upon Europe as a place where people knew nothing at all,” said he.

  • Far away from the earth, you shall look down upon this lower world, you shall contemplate the great universe in its grandeur.

    Urania | Camille Flammarion
  • Doubtless we are all clowns in the eyes of the angels, yet we have the habit of supposing that they sometimes look down upon us.

    Hilda | Sarah Jeanette Duncan
  • Doing so he saw an old woman draw back the curtain and look down upon him as if searching for him with a purpose.

    A Lady of Quality | Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Across Deep Run are the head-quarters of Lee, who can stand by his tent and look down upon the battle-field.

    The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.

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