despised


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treated with contempt

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Had he been only in a violent fever, you would not have despised him half so much.
The couple were thus revealed to me clearly: both removed their cloaks, and there was 'the Varens,' shining in satin and jewels,--my gifts of course,--and there was her companion in an officer's uniform; and I knew him for a young roue of a vicomte--a brainless and vicious youth whom I had sometimes met in society, and had never thought of hating because I despised him so absolutely.
I thought, though everybody hated and despised each other, they could not avoid loving me.
I see him now, going away in custody, despised by the congregation.
She threw the cards down on the table when she had won them all, as if she despised them for having been won of me.
Of course, I hated my fellow clerks one and all, and I despised them all, yet at the same time I was, as it were, afraid of them.
And a prince should guard himself, above all things, against being despised and hated; and liberality leads you to both.
I expected a most disagreeable companion for myself, but could not imagine that my brother would be in the smallest danger of being captivated by a woman with whose principles he was so well acquainted, and whose character he so heartily despised.
No, by my word and truth, I never despised you; if I had I should not love you now
I was only made for that, soiled, despised, dishonored, but what matters it?
Though he yearned for Mildred so madly he despised her.
For a long time he could not reconcile himself to the idea that he was one of those same retired Moscow gentlemen-in-waiting he had so despised seven years before.
But though this complacence to one whom the captain thoroughly despised, was not so uneasy to him as it would have been had any hopes of preferment made it necessary to show the same submission to a Hoadley, or to some other of great reputation in the science, yet even this cost him too much to be endured without some motive.
She was right, for Levin actually could not bear her, and despised her for what she was proud of and regarded as a fine characteristic--her nervousness, her delicate contempt and indifference for everything coarse and earthly.
Did he catch sight of himself, therefore much despised by his late political associates?