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They showed no disrespect to Telemachus, for he has only lately grown and his mother never permitted him to give orders to the female servants; but let me go upstairs and tell your wife all that has happened, for some god has been sending her to sleep.
In regard to this general belief and these statements, I can say that during the nineteen years of my experience at Tuskegee I never, either by word or act, have been treated with disrespect by any student or officer connected with the institution.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context
She is so grand that she never dreams that any servant could dare to be disrespectful to her; but if she once suspects that you are defying her, out you go.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
The captain flew into a passion at the disrespectful behaviour of the brute, and slew him on my body.
I could not hear her disrespectfully mentioned, I added, without expressing my opinion in a decided tone.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
You have heard that my wife Bertha came back to my unloving arms, and took up her abode in the cottage: where, to speak disrespectfully, she smelled a rat, in the shape of a little bottle of Coty.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
Thenardier had withdrawn discreetly, without venturing to wish him a good night, as he did not wish to treat with disrespectful cordiality a man whom he proposed to fleece royally the following morning.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Price, in her turn, was injured and angry; and an answer, which comprehended each sister in its bitterness, and bestowed such very disrespectful reflections on the pride of Sir Thomas as Mrs.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Upon the hint of having spoken disrespectfully or carelessly of the family and the family honours, he was quite indignant.