1 Birds is rare choosers an a robin can flout a body worse than a man.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson BurnettGet Context In CHAPTER X
2 To stimulate wildly weak and untrained minds is to play with mighty fires; to flout their striving idly is to welcome a harvest of brutish crime and shameless lethargy in our very laps.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In VI
3 Rebelliously she leaned her elbows on the counter and looked at the crowd, flouting Mammy's oft-repeated admonition against leaning on elbows and making them ugly and wrinkled.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER IX
4 The change had been so gradual, the flouting of one small convention seeming to have no connection with the flouting of another, and none of them any connection with Rhett.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XIII
5 With this sin of disobedience in him, Jonah still further flouts at God, by seeking to flee from Him.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
6 Then, in other moments, he flouted these theories, and assured him that his fellows were all privately wondering and quaking.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen CraneGet Context In Chapter 2
7 You flouted the ministers of holy religion, you turned your back on the confessional, you wallowed deeper and deeper in the mire of sin.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceGet Context In Chapter 3