," said Miss Lucas, "does not offend ME so much as pride
often does, because there is an excuse for it.
The little bud's lesson shall teach us how sad a thing is pride
, and that humility alone can bring true happiness to flower and Fairy.
I exulted to have Thackeray attack the aristocrats, and expose their wicked pride
and meanness, and I never noticed that he did not propose to do away with aristocracy, which is and must always be just what it has been, and which cannot be changed while it exists at all.
But when I think of that child, doomed to lifelong misery, and when I think that maybe in my hands lies a chance of escape, but for that confounded nonsense we call pride
and professional etiquette, I--" He did not finish his sentence, but with his hands thrust deep into his pockets, he turned and began to tramp up and down the room again, angrily.
While Levin had been outside, an incident had occurred which had utterly shattered all the happiness she had been feeling that day, and her pride
in her children.
Know thou the secret of a spirit Bow'd from its wild pride
Perrault was carrying despatches if anything more urgent than those he had brought in; also, the travel pride
had gripped him, and he purposed to make the record trip of the year.
They are full of admiration of his vast bulk and his prodigious strength; they speak with pride
of the fact that he can do a hundred marvels which are far and away beyond their own powers; and they speak with the same pride
of the fact that in his wrath he is able to drive a thousand men before him.
He had strong feelings of family attachment and family honour, without pride
or weakness; he lived with the liberality of a man of fortune, without display; he judged for himself in everything essential, without defying public opinion in any point of worldly decorum.
I have no patience with the pride
and perversity of the young women of the present day.
The love and admiration which the navy gave him so unreservedly soothed the restlessness of his professional pride
Illuminism is not a pure doctrine, just because it is attracted by social activity and puffed up by pride