We were obliged for the relief of the poor and our own subsistence to sell our ornaments and chalices, which we first broke in pieces, that the people might not have the pleasure of ridiculing our mysteries by profaning the vessels made use of in the celebration of them, for they now would gladly treat with the highest indignities
what they had a year before looked upon with veneration.
Here they found a single white warrior making away with their captive, and recognizing him as the author of numerous raids and indignities
and believing that they had him cornered and at a disadvantage, they charged savagely upon him.
The coffin was forced, the cerements torn, and the melancholy relics, clad in sackcloth, after being rattled for hours on moonless byways, were at length exposed to uttermost indignities
before a class of gaping boys.
We men of peace are taught humility, And to bear many burdens on our backs, And not to murmur at an unjust world, And to endure unjust indignities
of stupidity, and the disappointments of selfish passion, can excite little pity.
The rising unto place is laborious; and by pains, men come to greater pains; and it is sometimes base; and by indignities
, men come to dignities.
His answer indicated that for all he KNEW I might be from the Temple of Issus and in it were men like unto myself, and either this man feared the inmates of the temple or else he held their persons or their power in such reverence that he trembled to think of the harm and indignities
he had heaped upon one of them.
My heart could never be with the race that had heaped indignities
upon my princess and my son.
Once they seemed funny, but now only cruel, and even stupid, so that it was strange to realize his qualities and indignities
as both flowing from the same mind.
She could not but note that he had offered her no indignities
, nor had he been either unnecessarily rough or in any way cruel.
He awaited Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester, whom he had summoned that he might heap still further indignities
upon him with the intention of degrading and humiliating him that he might leave England forever.
It puzzled the man considerably that there should be two on board--this girl and Count de Coude--who suffered indignities
at the hands of Rokoff and his companion, and yet would not permit the offenders to be brought to justice.