Sentence Examples


  • I'm beginning to despise public officials.
  • "Mary, you must despise me!" he would say.
  • His fertile mind instantly suggested to him a point of view which gave him a right to despise the adjutant and the minister.
  • From the defeat at Pharsalus, to which he had contributed by affecting to despise his late comrades, he fled to Corcyra, and thence to Africa.
  • Till then he had reproached her in his heart and tried to despise her, but he now felt so sorry for her that there was no room in his soul for reproach.