To the disgust of the latter, Robert actually had the presumption to walk home with Hester.
What if to her mother the mere idea of having a calling should seem a presumption!
The presumption is that they represent the old sepulchers of the kings of Meroe.
To folly, to pretension, to presumption, he showed but slight forbearance.
Not that I intend to enter the lists with Peter; that would be presumption indeed.
How I could ever have had the presumption I cannot imagine.'
That would be presumption indeed, not to say wilful self-deception.
She may not indeed put on the insolence of pride, and the fool-hardiness of presumption.
When children of Temple women are taught dancing the presumption is all the greater.
We may therefore begin by claiming this presumption in their favour.