1 Moreover, the recollection of the rejection and the part he had played in the affair tortured him with shame.
2 And with these memories was now ranged his rejection and the pitiful position in which he must have appeared to others that evening.
3 The humiliation of his rejection stung him to the heart, as though it were a fresh wound he had only just received.
4 To Ethan there was something vaguely ominous in this stolid rejection of free food and warmth, and he wondered what had happened on the drive to nerve Jotham to such stoicism.
5 An understanding of what such domination would mean, and of the disadvantages accruing from her rejection of it, was brought home to Lily with increasing clearness during the early weeks of the winter.
6 Hurriedly turning, with averted face, he descended into his cabin, leaving the strange captain transfixed at this unconditional and utter rejection of his so earnest suit.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 128. The Pequod Meets The Rachel.
7 Nature seemed to me benign and good; I thought she loved me, outcast as I was; and I, who from man could anticipate only mistrust, rejection, insult, clung to her with filial fondness.
8 He now understood for the first time all the cruelty of his rejection of her, the cruelty of his rupture with her.
9 He would feel himself forsaken; his love rejected: he would suffer; perhaps grow desperate.
10 She had obtained private intelligence that Mr. Darcy did not wish for cards; and Mr. Hurst soon found even his open petition rejected.
11 She was busily searching through the neighbourhood for a proper situation for her daughter, and, without knowing or considering what their income might be, rejected many as deficient in size and importance.
12 Miss Cathy rejected the peace-offering of the terrier, and demanded her own dogs, Charlie and Phoenix.
13 She placed a cushion under his head, and offered him some water; he rejected the latter, and tossed uneasily on the former, as if it were a stone or a block of wood.
14 He makes a proposal of much advantage to the king, which is rejected.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan SwiftContext Highlight In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.
15 For a moment she considered asking him to lend her three hundred dollars, but wearily she rejected the idea.