She is far too arrogant to learn the error of her ways.
Is he arrogant enough to think that?
Are you arrogant enough to say that you have no need for help?
You tried to tell me, but I was too arrogant to believe it could happen to me.
Is it arrogant to assume that all doctors are in it for the money?
The arrogant questions were rendered ineffective.
At this point the rather arrogant manager ordered them off the premises.
You disgust me too, because you are unbelievably arrogant.
Rendered arrogant by success and confident that his interests were in northern, and not in southern Frederick and Henry Europe, the Saxon duke refused to assist Frederick the Lion, in.
It may be arrogant of me, but still it is best to say it.
Given the facts of recent history, claims to the contrary, frankly, seem arrogant.
She'd known her friend to be a little arrogant, but this was something different.
And just for the record, only an arrogant fool would mistake you for an unsophisticated country hick - and I've never been arrogant.
For this reason, he became arrogant for he believed that nobody could match him.
The politician had an arrogant disregard of the majority view.
Many thought this illness had changed him from a slightly arrogant young man into one who was sympathetic to the plight of others.
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.
Roland having addressed to him an arrogant letter of remonstrance, the king with the support of Dumouriez dismissed Roland, Servan and Claviere.
She's a conniving, self-serving, arrogant creature. Heartless, too.
She wanted Kris dead in that moment, even if the arrogant Immortal was her sister's husband.
Nonetheless, it appears arrogant to have made up your mind before you've read all the evidence.
Another added: "They are just the most unhelpful and incredibly arrogant and rude receptionists that can be found."
A "secret despatch," couched in arrogant and offensive terms, was addressed to the viceroy by Lord Ellenborough, then a member of the Derby administration, which would have justified the viceroy in immediately resigning.
In 858 Motawakkil, hoping to escape from the arrogant patronage of Wasif, who had taken the place of Itakh as head of the Turkish guard, transferred his residence to Damascus.
Kinneir, Fraser and other observers speak unfavourably of the Mazandarani people, whom they describe as very ignorant and bigoted, arrogant, rudely inquisitive and almost insolent towards strangers.
It was arrogant to believe that the Russians would discover it all.
Had Queen Victoria died without issue, this prince, who was arrogant, ill-tempered and rash, would have become king of Great Britain; and, as nothing but mischief could have resulted from this, the young queen's life became very precious in the sight of her people.
Without sounding arrogant, do you expect people to like the book?
He would have made his country still more haughty and arrogant than it was, till other nations rose against it, as they have three times risen against France, rather than submit to the intolerable yoke.
This was owing to a bullthe celebrated Clericis Laicos, recently issued by the arrogant and contentious pope Boniface VIII., which forbade the clergy to submit to any, taxation by secular princes.
So arrogant, however, did the masons become, that the prince bade remove the scaffolding, and all, save Manole, perished of hunger.
This exquisite familiarity with bird and beast would make us love the memory of Thoreau if his egotism were triply as arrogant, if his often meaningless paradoxes were even more absurd, if his sympathies were even less humanitarian than we know them to have been.
The esprit bourru by which he was at all times distinguished, and which he now displayed in his rather arrogant Excuse a Ariste, unfitted him for controversy, and it was of vital importance to him that he should not lose the outward marks of favour which Richelieu continued to show him.
The Rohillas were formerly the ruling race of the tract of country called Rohilkhand, and are men of a taller stature, a fairer complexion and a more arrogant air than the general inhabitants of the district.
with the Dutch, which found vent in one war in the time of the Commonwealth, and in two wars in the time of Charles II., gave way to a dread, rising into hatred, of the arrogant potentate who, at the head of the mightiest army in Europe, treated with contempt all rights which came into collision with his own wishes.
The idea of Satan will on account of the Scriptures not disappear from it, and it would be arrogant to wish to set it aside.
It likewise vindicated afresh the rights of the Christian laity in regard to their own beliefs and the work of the Church, against the assumptions and despotism of an arrogant clergy.
He wasn't the arrogant, ruthless Immortal she remembered.
Jefferson did not read excesses in Paris as warnings against democracy, but as warnings against the abuses ' Jefferson did not sympathize with the temper of his followers who condoned the zealous excesses of Genet, and in general with the"'misbehaviour "of the democratic clubs; but, as a student of English liberties, he could not accept Washington's doctrine that for a self-created permanent body to declare" this act unconstitutional, and that act pregnant with mischiefs "was" a stretch of arrogant presumption "which would, if unchecked," destroy the country."6 John Basset Moore, American Diplomacy (New York, 1905)..
Their arrogant contempt for our opinion is a national disgrace.
However, I think the print media will remain somewhat arrogant to on-line writers.
At first he seems to have lived with the Florentine scholars on tolerably good terms; but his temper was so arrogant that Cosimo de' Medici's friends were not long able to put up with him.
There was no doubt of his military ability, which had been fully demonstrated in the long Welsh wars, but he is reputed to have shown himself arrogant, contentious and over-given to looseliving.
But he'd won her as Kisolm's younger brother, Romas, had decreed, which should alleviate any accusations brought on by their clan, if Kisolm's father talked some sense into the arrogant crown prince.
Look at his arrogant swagger as he whips his floppy hair across his brow.
The arrogant spirit of Englishmen made them comtemptuous towards the colonists, and the desire to thrust taxation upon others than themselves made the new colonial legislation popular.
It mattered little to Henry that the cardinal was arrogant, tactless and ostentatious; indeed it suited his purpose that Wolsey should be saddled by public opinion with all the blame that ought to have been laid on his own shoulders.
They are all marked by arrogant dogmatism, violence of language, a constant tendency to selfglorification, strangely combined with extensive real knowledge, with acute reasoning, with an observation of facts and details almost unparalleled.
The new monarch, known as King Mindon, showed himself sufficiently arrogant in his dealings with the European powers, but was wise enough to keep free from any approach towards hostility.
In disposition they are amiable and courteous, but arrogant, lively, inquisitive and inclined to steal - their attacks in earlier days on Europeans, when not caused by misunderstandings, being due probably to their coveting property which to them was of immense value.
On the receipt by Arthur of the insulting message of the Roman emperor, demanding tribute, it is he who is despatched as ambassador to the enemy's camp, where his arrogant and insulting behaviour brings about the outbreak of hostilities.
Bazard, a man of logical and more solid temperament, could no longer work in harmony with Enfantin, who desired to establish an arrogant and fantastic sacerdotalism with lax notions as to marriage and the relation of the sexes.
It was given by Prince John and the ministers, who were then supporting him against the arrogant chancellor, to secure the adherence of London.
He resembles his father in his arrogant tone towards those whom he despises and those whom he hates, and he despises and hates all who differ from him.
Whatever power they did secure, whether as potent subsidiary organs of the municipal polity for the regulation of trade, or as the chief or sole medium for the acquisition of citizenship, or as integral parts of the common council, was, generally speaking, the logical sequence of a gradual economic development, and not the outgrowth of a revolutionary movement by which oppressed craftsmen endeavoured to throw off the yoke of an arrogant patrician gild merchant.
Though a man of profligate and arrogant character, he enjoyed a great reputation as a teacher; Quintilian and Persius are said to have been his pupils.
~Thus the ancient struggle between the Papacy and the Empire was renewed, a struggle in which the pen, wielded by Marsiglio of Padua, William of Occam, John of Jandun and others, played an important part, and in which the new ideas in religion and politics worked steadily against the arrogant papal claim.
Thus while among his own colleagues he seemed merely a hypocritical and arrogant priest, in his relations with his brother humanists, such as Cosimo de Medici, he appeared as the student of classical antiquities and especially of Greek theological authors.
It was chiefly through his efforts that the estates issued a "national declaration" protesting against the arrogant attitude of the Russian ambassador, who attempted to dominate the crown prince Adolphus Frederick and the government.
These proceedings aroused the anger and jealousy of the barons, and their wrath was diminished neither by Gaveston's superior skill at the tournament, nor by his haughty and arrogant behaviour to themselves.
(3) Temporis Partus Masculus, another curious fragment, remarkable not only from its contents, but from its style, which is arrogant and offensive, in this respect unlike any other writing of Bacon's.
On the 3rd of August 1870 he pleaded in favour of Italian intervention in aid of France, a circumstance which enhanced his influence when in July 1876 he replaced Nigra as ambassador to the French Republic. This position he held until 1882, when he resigned on account of the publication by Mancini of a despatch in which he had complained of arrogant treatment by M.
You'll never find an arrogant Aquarius sign.
The good guys are quick-witted with tongues in their cheeks, making light of the worst situations, while the bad guys are dastardly arrogant and snide.
Arrogant son of a bitch, Dean thought, but he didn't waste time on a retort.
Everyone finds Alex (Justin Chambers) arrogant.
Despite the violent, arrogant raps Wallace placed on his tracks, his background music often sounded sweet, as if from a different era such as the 1960s or early 1970s.
Their asceticism degenerated into legalism, their claim to a monopoly of pure Christianity made them arrogant.
The fresh meat would have been a welcome change, but nobody was going to get away with throwing food at her - least of all an arrogant saddle bum.
Because of this, the headliner, Peter Kelamis, never took the stage and claimed Cook was "arrogant" for not giving up the mike when he was supposed to.
This is not the rescue group's way of being arrogant or determining whether or not you are "good enough" to adopt a homeless dog.
Another caveat to keep in mind about Sagittarius is that, even though these people are quite intelligent and well spoken, they can sometimes come across as lecturing, arrogant and even pompous.
Normally described as overtly arrogant, extremely wealthy and impressively unsympathetic, Victor Newman is known as the number one villain on Y & R.
The women on the show are cocky, arrogant, and very, very selfish.
A good vendor relationship comes about not from making arrogant demands with superior attitude that a business owner is far more important than a lowly vendor.
He is no longer the arrogant, sneering prat of a few years ago.
I have also heard people say that Qui-Gon was conceited and arrogant.
It would be arrogant to think our application of biblical eschatology to current events is infallible.
fractious Iraqi opposition, he remains a divisive figure, derided by some detractors as autocratic and arrogant.
Welcome to the world of conspicuous consumption, preening celebrities, snowbound indie film hopefuls and arrogant distributor moguls.
such subjective introspections on this text will often please the arrogant rather than the humble.
Granted people were only jeering, but you were safe on the stage and were arrogant enough to joke from up there.
Bork had proved to be his own worst enemy on television, creating an impression of an arrogant know-it-all spouting reactionary bromides.
It 's an arrogant sound, near epic in construction, and clearly steeped in mythology of early 80's scouse pop.
Some people say he 's painfully shy, others think he 's arrogant.
The quality of both the song and video are very impressive with Century Man doing swaggering, arrogant indie rock well.
The teachers at my new school seem unusually arrogant and condescending.
This noob is so annoying and arrogant; he thinks he knows more than me.
Sagittarius isn't arrogant or narcissistic; he's quite the opposite.
Leo has a wealth of redeeming qualities even though some might say he's a bit conceited or arrogant.
There isn't a worse Batman than George Clooney, who portrays such an arrogant hero that it's disgusting to watch.
I like you best in casual clothes, you seem less arrogant.
Maybe it was his arrogant demeanor, or the way he took everything so serious.
Howard was an arrogant little bastard who thought the world revolved around him.
Past-Death was far too arrogant for his comfort.
If Gabriel didn't see the difference between the two women when past-Death showed up on his doorstep, he deserved a lifetime with this arrogant bitch.
boastful, arrogant behavior is tantamount to a nation spitting in its own face.
Almost certainly only a very small percentage of residents are arrogant unpleasant boneheads.
In its place, the voice has become chatty, and often loud, arrogant, and hectoring.
circumlocution used to avoid the use of " I " which might have seemed arrogant.
He was an exceptionally cruel, arrogant, revengeful, and despotic ruler, but a monarch of wonderful power and ability.
Without sounding too defensive, isn't it a tad hypocritical to label atheists as arrogant while not extending that to the religious folks?
delusions of grandeur are typical of the arrogant New Labor regime.
The unbelievers, evil doers, arrogant are going to be consumed.
She then meets the seductive Gregori, an arrogant yet darkly handsome Romanian who offers to help her find her father.
Some people say he's painfully shy, others think he's arrogant.
swaggering, arrogant indie rock well.
I did this by being normal, not cocky or arrogant.
The young man was much less arrogant and supercilious after serving people in need for a week.
His father is very arrogant, so that explains his tendencies to act like a braggart.
And The New York Times is putting its own arrogant, elitist, left-wing agenda before the interests of the American people.
Moreover, they have a modicum to be arrogant about: Scientists.
His face was very pleasant; he looked high but not arrogant, manly but not overbearing.
He has the arrogant patter of the policeman combined with the careful delivery of the part-time public speaker.
There is Filippo, the arrogant man, mired, weeping, torn until he even rends himself!
Be wary of sounding stuffy, pompous or arrogant Ã¢ it will offend the reader.
He is tall and handsome, with an arrogant swagger as he whips his floppy hair across his brow.
A bunch of arrogant twits who behave as if they had every right to do anything.
Stalin was totally unscrupulous, whereas Trotsky was loyal to certain ideals which he would not betray Trotsky was considered ambitious and arrogant.
The universe is so immeasurably vast in extension and duration, and man is so small, his home but a speck in space, and his history a span in time that it seems an arrogant assumption for him to claim exemption from the universal law of evolution and dissolution.
But he was boastful, arrogant and quarrelsome; like the Telamonian Ajax, he was the enemy of Odysseus, and in the end the victim of the vengeance of Athene, who wrecked his ship on his homeward voyage (Odyssey, iv.
as a tactless, arrogant and incapable person.
There is Filippo, the arrogant man, mired, weeping, torn until he even rends himself !
It is inverted, arrogant, perverted, risible, humanist thinking that imagines that it implies merit.
Ibrahim was undoubtedly helped by Colonel Seve and the European officers in his army, but his intelligent docility to their advice, as well as his personal hardihood and energy, compare most favourably with the sloth, ignorance and arrogant conceit of the Turkish generals opposed to him.
The arrogant, puritanical way Horne conducted his business seemed the way things should be done.
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