Twelve officers of the fraternity of fools raised him on their shoulders; and a sort of bitter and disdainful
joy lighted up the morose face of the cyclops, when he beheld beneath his deformed feet all those heads of handsome, straight, well-made men.
Whenever there was any question of money, Leonard Upjohn assumed a slightly disdainful
Prince Andrew was struck by the extraordinarily disdainful
composure with which Speranski answered the old man.
Boxtel, with a disdainful
smile, shrugged his shoulders.
His expression became a trifle more disdainful
, but he did not answer.
She cast one disdainful
look at Moody, without troubling herself to express her contempt in words.
In fact, the more disdainful
the lady might be the better it was, for then the poet could write the more passionate verses.
She looked him over, in one disdainful
glance from head to foot; her voice rose to its loudest and firmest tones.
retorted Sir Mulberry Hawk, eyeing him in disdainful
As his looks were full of prodigious wisdom and sagacity when he gave his sister this information, it is probable he expected much applause from her for what he had done; but how was he disappointed when, with a most disdainful
aspect, she cried, "Sure, brother, you are the weakest of all men.
Thrice blessed be this last consideration, since it enables us to follow the disdainful
Miggs even into the sanctity of her chamber, and to hold her in sweet companionship through the dreary watches of the night!
They had stopped to rest beneath a finger-post where four roads met, and Mr Codlin in his deep misanthropy had let down the drapery and seated himself in the bottom of the show, invisible to mortal eyes and disdainful
of the company of his fellow creatures, when two monstrous shadows were seen stalking towards them from a turning in the road by which they had come.
Another will simply survey the crowd with a disdainful
glare and stay rooted to the spot.
Things were not made easier by the fact that some of the senior men of the congregation were disdainful
of the idea that a young man would have anything of value to impart to them.
I remember once trying to defend our country's reputation against the disdainful
remarks of a smiling Frenchman.