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Now this was perhaps from arrogance; and the shadow on the ground kept itself so still and quiet, that it might hear all that passed: it wished to know how it could get free, and work its way up, so as to become its own master.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
I went towards them slowly, for my limbs were weak, but with a sense of increasing relief as I drew nearer to them, and a sense of leaving arrogance and untruthfulness further and further behind.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
When the first name he drew was declared, there arose a great uproar among the people, all crying out against the cruelty, pride, and arrogance of that senator whose name it was.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
For, Melanie, bugles do not stir my blood nor drums entice my feet and I see too clearly that we have been betrayed, betrayed by our arrogant Southern selves, believing that one of us could whip a dozen Yankees, believing that King Cotton could rule the world.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
His first had only borne the general device of his rider, representing two knights riding upon one horse, an emblem expressive of the original humility and poverty of the Templars, qualities which they had since exchanged for the arrogance and wealth that finally occasioned their suppression.
They had wit; they had silence; their political dogma was suitably impregnated with arrogance; they should have succeeded.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
I should wish to see them very good friends, and would, on no account, authorise in my girls the smallest degree of arrogance towards their relation; but still they cannot be equals.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
In my case this includes my arrest and the examination taking place here today, an organisation that employs policemen who can be bribed, oafish supervisors and judges of whom nothing better can be said than that they are not as arrogant as some others.
They were as little children before Ahab; and yet, in Ahab, there seemed not to lurk the smallest social arrogance.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
On the nights when he was at home, I could see his shadow on the blind, and it seemed to me an arrogant shadow.
Two shining, arrogant eyes had established dominance over his face and gave him the appearance of always leaning aggressively forward.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context