With his air of looking down on the highest, and confidentially inviting you to be of his company in the seat of the scorner
he is irresistible; his very confession that he is a snob, too, is balm and solace to the reader who secretly admires the splendors he affects to despise.
Robson, the scorner
of the female sex, was not above the foppery of stays.
of her love should pay the price upon the fiery altar.
But before he died he redeemed his name from the scorner
Passion for power: the wicked gadfly which is mounted on the vainest peoples; the scorner
of all uncertain virtue; which rideth on every horse and on every pride.
And certainly it is little better, when atheists, and profane persons, do hear of so many discordant, and contrary opinions in religion; it doth avert them from the church, and maketh them, to sit down in the chair of the scorners
They can not afford to run the risk of having their hospitality abused by travelers, especially since travelers are such notorious scorners
of honest behavior.
Let not the light scorners
of female fascination erect their ears to listen to a new tale of love which shall serve them for a jest; for Miss Brass, however accurately formed to be beloved, was not of the loving kind.
That spurred the visitors to greater heights and the game was finally put to bed after Birch won a penalty scorner
and Chris Baker drag-flicked the resulting opportunity past the 'keeper and into the top corner.
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He has been labeled as everything from a Byronic hero (described by Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay as "proud, moody, cynical, with defiance on his brow, and misery in his heart, a scorner
of his kind, implacable in revenge, yet capable of deep and strong affection" [38-39]]) to a subject of mild Asperger's Syndrome.
Contemplating the statue of 'King Robert' in the Octagon, Baxter hails him as a 'brother': a fellow scorner
of the learned dominies of the 'Varsity', a fellow fighter against Calvinist Puritanism, a fellow sufferer from alcoholism and compulsive promiscuity and guilt ('the blank / Medusa conscience of a drunk').