Sentence Examples

  • It was as if Napoleon knew that it was only necessary for his hand to deign to touch that soldier's breast for the soldier to be forever happy, rewarded, and distinguished from everyone else in the world.
  • At the next review, they say, the Emperor did not once deign to address him.
  • She does not deign to be clever....
  • He only saw in her a pretty and fresh young girl, with whom he did not deign to unite his fate.
  • "You won't deign to demean yourself by marrying me, you..." said Helene, beginning to cry.

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