1 Nothing could be more gracefully majestic than his step and manner, had they not been marked by a predominant air of haughtiness, easily acquired by the exercise of unresisted authority.
2 Connie was so glad that he wasn't taking the pathetic line, she kept him up to as much haughtiness as possible.
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3 The kind tone of this answer, the sweet voice, the gentle manner, the absence of any accent of haughtiness or displeasure, took the girl completely by surprise, and she burst into tears.
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4 But only from life could Ellen's face have acquired its look of pride that had no haughtiness, its graciousness, its melancholy and its utter lack of humor.
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5 Their rebuffs made her haughty; her haughtiness irritated them to franker rebuffs; they were working up to a state of painfully righteous war when they were saved by the coming of food.
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6 Like all upstarts, he had had recourse to a great deal of haughtiness to maintain his position.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 86. The Trial.
7 Most people would have termed her a splendid woman of her age: and so she was, no doubt, physically speaking; but then there was an expression of almost insupportable haughtiness in her bearing and countenance.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XVII
8 But what contributed more than all to his success was his direct, equable manner with everyone, which very quickly made the majority of the noblemen reverse the current opinion of his supposed haughtiness.
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9 The people said: "There is a rich man who has not a haughty air."
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10 He was stoical, serious, austere; a melancholy dreamer, humble and haughty, like fanatics.
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11 Erect, haughty, brilliant, he flaunted abroad in open day the superhuman bestiality of a ferocious archangel.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—JAVERT SATISFIED
12 The curious thing is the haughty, superior, and compassionate airs which this groping philosophy assumes towards the philosophy which beholds God.
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13 One day, a haughty cook, a cordon bleu, of the lofty race of porters, presented herself.
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14 s the society was superior, taste was exquisite and haughty, under the cover of a great show of politeness.
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15 He had an affable and haughty air, and a mouth which was always smiling, since it did not shut.
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