Lady Rotherfield's absence confirmed the general conviction that Hardyman was disgracing
Germaine into disgracing
himself by marrying her, and becoming the step-father of her child.
In 1517 Martin Luther, protesting against the unprincipled and flippant practices that were disgracing
religion, began the breach between Catholicism, with its insistence on the supremacy of the Church, and Protestantism, asserting the independence of the individual judgment.
These he peddles still, prompting God and disgracing
man, bearing for fruit his brain only, like the nut its kernel.
That you've no pride, no dignity; that you're disgracing
, ruining your daughter by this vulgar, stupid match-making