1 I learned, from the views of social life which it developed, to admire their virtues and to deprecate the vices of mankind.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ShelleyGet Context In Chapter 15
2 'I don't know all I have done, in my fatuity,' said Mr. Wickfield, putting out his hands, as if to deprecate my condemnation.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
3 As Duncan dared not retort upon his accuser by reminding him of his own premeditated treachery, and disdained to deprecate his resentment by any words of apology, he remained silent.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 10
4 They deprecate the sight of scattered counsels, of internal disagreement; and especially they dislike making their just criticism of a useful and earnest man an excuse for a general discharge of venom from small-minded opponents.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In III
5 He deprecated her mistaken but well-meaning zeal.
Mansfield Park By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER XXXIII
6 She deprecated the connexion in every light.
7 Mr. Spenlow seemed quite cowed by the gentlemanly sternness of Miss Murdstone's manner, and deprecated her severity with a conciliatory little wave of his hand.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
8 The Jondrette, touched by his compliment, deprecated it with the affected airs of a flattered monster.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XIX—OCCUPYING ONE'S SELF WITH OBSCURE DEPTHS
9 Finally he urged unity, and deprecated especially religious and denominational bickering.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In XIII
10 He pursued his theme, however, without noticing my deprecation.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXIV
11 She laid a deprecating hand on her friend's.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
12 Lily rose from her seat with a deprecating laugh.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
13 The Nelsons looked deprecating.
14 But the other made a deprecating gesture.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen CraneGet Context In Chapter 14
15 Why, Mas'r," said Sam, in a deprecating tone, "I believe you mean to kill us all clar, horses and all.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER VI