It would have been more than mortal not to take offense at that.
I'll not take offense at your doing that, quite the contrary.
To her surprise Mrs. Barnes seemed to take offense at this attempt at humor.
He declined to take offense, and he would not remain silent.
She was too good-natured to take offense, however, and only grinned at them.
M. Gerbois was a man easily irritated and quick to take offense.
You may take offense or not but I always stick to mother truth.
His frankness was irresistible; she could not take offense so she sat down again.
“No,” said Stirling, with a curtness at which Weston could not take offense.
We mustn't be too precipitate, for fear he should take offense.