The sullen soldiers shouldered their empty tubes and fell into their places, like men whose blood had been heated by the past contest, and who only desired the opportunity to revenge an indignity
which was still wounding to their pride, concealed as it was under the observances of military etiquette.
What does that indignity
amount to, weighed, I mean, in the scales of the New Testament?
it was dreadful; but it was not only the pain, though that was terrible and lasted a long time; it was not only the indignity
of having my best ornament taken from me, though that was bad; but it was this, how could I ever brush the flies off my sides and my hind legs any more?
And so fell George's last hope;--nothing before him but a life of toil and drudgery, rendered more bitter by every little smarting vexation and indignity
which tyrannical ingenuity could devise.
The king was willing, but the Board, who were all well-born folk, implored the king to spare them the indignity
of examining the weaver's son.
I knew you must be a person of distinction, by your fine presence and courtly address, and by the fact that you are not subjected to the indignity
of hobbles, like myself and the rest.
Elton, (feeling the indignity
as a wife ought to do,) "I cannot imagine how he could do such a thing by you, of all people in the world
Who would submit to the indignity
of being approved by such a woman as Lady Middleton and Mrs.
Wragge, turning from a lamb to a lioness, as she gradually realized the indignity
offered to the Cashmere Robe.
After having long been in danger of my life at the hands of the village, I have been seized, with great violence and indignity
, and brought a long journey on foot to Paris.
As I lounged upon the green bank, I lazily watched these parodies of humanity as they were tossed hither and thither with humourous indignity
by the breeze, remarking to myself on the quaint shamelessness with which we thus expose to the public view garments which at other times we are at such bashful pains to conceal.
She had also observed how modest I was in my nature, how nicely I regarded my honour, and what an indignity
I should conceive it, to be exposed for money as a public spectacle, to the meanest of the people.