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Pedantic, unimaginative and presumptuous, Theobald was the logical choice for a Dunce King in 1728.
Of the Portuguese society here I know so very little, that it would be presumptuous to give an opinion of it.
The latter took herself to task later, thinking she had been too presumptuous.
The attempt to say it may seem presumptuous, and I am certain that no single word of Gautier could be altered or improved upon.
What is more presumptuous than to arm nations and cause rivers of blood, in order to establish or to defend futile conjectures?
The world belongs to the devil; and the idea of taking it away from the devil seems to be presumptuous.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
He had turned him from his presumptuous attempt to be Providence to his Nelly.
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN
The belief was often presumptuous, but it showed what an eye she had to her business.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
You are laughing at me, and I own it is presumptuous to praise; but I did not mean to praise, only to admire.'
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
It may sound presumptuous to you; I am very young; but there is bigger work for me ahead, and I am called.
WANDERING HEATHSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH

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