At intervals, he had even yet encouraged himself to underrate
the true importance of the feeling which Emily had awakened in him.
But to underrate
or forget thy faithful services is something I could never be guilty of, even in the giddiest moment of my life.
"My dear Arnold, you greatly underrate
the existing resources of the trade in hair!
My brother was to be his representative and successor; he must go to Eton and Oxford, for the sake of making connexions, of course: my father was not a man to underrate
the bearing of Latin satirists or Greek dramatists on the attainment of an aristocratic position.
"I think you underrate
the value of that emotion," she said slowly, and a little awkwardly.