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With the snapping of her tail-shaft her life seemed suddenly to depart from her big body, and from a stubborn, arrogant existence she passed all at once into the passive state of a drifting log.
The child's features were well molded, and his frank, bright eyes gave an expression of boyish generosity to a face which otherwise would have been too arrogant and haughty for such a mere baby.
On the nights when he was at home, I could see his shadow on the blind, and it seemed to me an arrogant shadow.
Oh, see me lying, thou arrogant one, and imploring grace!
He approved highly of the giant Morgante, because, although of the giant breed which is always arrogant and ill-conditioned, he alone was affable and well-bred.
I wish it might happen oftener," said the visitor in his easy arrogant way.
The sky had an arrogant blue which goaded the nerves like a spur.
'are no mean assemblage: many will be glad to have so much in one instructor; and this time, you shall try your fortune in a somewhat higher family in that of some genuine, thoroughbred gentleman; for such are far more likely to treat you with proper respect and consideration than those purse-proud tradespeople and arrogant upstarts.
Erstwhile worth-while fun and stunts seemed no longer worth while; and it was a torment to listen to the insipidities and stupidities of women, to the pompous, arrogant sayings of the little half-baked men.
He might bully as he pleased, and be arrogant beyond decency, and there was no one to say him nay.
in order to arrest this haughty, arrogant Titan who, true to his menace, threatens to scale my heaven."
Involuntarily he felt a joyful agitation at the thought of the humiliation of arrogant Austria and that in a week's time he might, perhaps, see and take part in the first Russian encounter with the French since Suvorov met them.