1 In a sulky triumph, Drummle showed his morose depreciation of the rest of us, in a more and more offensive degree, until he became downright intolerable.
2 He carried his head on one side, partly in modest depreciation of himself, partly in modest propitiation of everybody else.
3 Never to put one hand to anything, on which I could throw my whole self; and never to affect depreciation of my work, whatever it was; I find, now, to have been my golden rules.
4 I depreciated Paris; I depreciated France.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
5 But what further depreciates the whale as a civilized dish, is his exceeding richness.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 65. The Whale as a Dish.
6 Gregson and Lestrade seemed to be far from satisfied by this assurance, or by the depreciating allusion to the detective police.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS