Offended sentence example

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  • I'm sorry if I offended you.
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  • If I have offended you or anyone with my morals, I'm sorry.
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  • Have I offended your honor?
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  • I will not be offended if you choose to spend the day in mourning, my friend.
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  • In any case, even if Henry had offended her personally, she wouldn't have run to Daddy about it.
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  • You know, I won't be offended if you just say no.
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  • But mind you come to dinner or I shall be offended, ma chere!
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  • She wanted to be offended by his comment but suspected he spoke the truth.
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  • Was he offended or surprised?
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  • Kiera frowned, offended Ne'Rin thought so little of her, but not surprised.
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  • Unfortunately, in so doing, he used phrases savouring of aristocracy which offended many of his countrymen, - as in the sentence in which he suggested that " the rich, the well-born and the able " should be set apart from other men in a senate.
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  • Kiera tossed the thoughts around in her head, guilty at the thought of ditching Evelyn yet offended that Evey thought to keep her here without telling her.
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  • The criminal laws were of extreme severity, even petty theft being punished by the thief being enslaved to the person he had robbed, while to steal a tobacco pouch or twenty ears of corn was death; he who pilfered in the market was then and there beaten to death, and he who insulted Xipe, the god of the goldand silversmiths, by stealing his precious metal, was skinned alive and sacrificed to the offended deity.
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  • The king's cupbearer, Sarcas, was very much offended because he was not given a share of the feast.
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  • One general (an important personage), evidently feeling offended at having to wait so long, sat crossing and uncrossing his legs and smiling contemptuously to himself.
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  • In no other way could the tsarevich have offended his father so deeply.
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  • The new king was offended by Williams's advice to proceed with caution in dealing with the parliament, with the result that within a few months of Charles's accession the Great Seal was taken from Williams. In the quarrel between the king and the Commons over the petition of right, Williams took the popular side in condemning arbitrary imprisonment by the sovereign.
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  • Through the intervention of Pompey, he became reconciled to Cicero, who had been greatly offended because Claudius had indirectly opposed his return from exile.
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  • Had she offended him?
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  • The appointment of a new peace commission in 1778 offended the admiral deeply, and he sent in a resignation of his command.
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  • The king's second wife, Isabella of Portugal, was offended at the immense influence of the constable, and urged her husband to free himself from slavery to his favourite.
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  • He's an army-type and has strict instructions, so don't be offended if he's less than conversational.
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  • You haven't offended me.
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  • Quarrels of a kind only too common among exiles followed; the Hungarians were especially offended by his claim still to be called governor.
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  • His young wife was deeply offended by treatment which she naturally regarded as unhandsome.
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  • The same year he offended the court by a Whig sermon, but in 1779 became archdeacon of Ely.
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  • But his eloquence offended the narrow and cramped particularism of those little democratic cities, deaf to the sentiment of the common interest.
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  • You are offended at being put on duty a bit, but why not apologize to an old and honorable officer?
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  • Offended once again, she said nothing as he rose and returned the translator to Talal.
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  • Sensing she offended the petite beauty, Jessi held out her hand as directed.
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  • When the Democrats, however, declared such language incendiary he tried to explain it away, and by so doing offended his friends without appeasing his opponents.
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  • He here continued to render great service to Abu Salem (Ibrahim III.), Abu Inan's successor, but, having offended the prime minister, he obtained permission to emigrate to Spain, where, at Granada, he was received with great cordiality by Ibn al Ahmar, who had been greatly indebted to his good offices when an exile at the court of Abu Salem.
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  • At Merry Mount, in that part of Braintree which is now Quincy, a settlement was established by Thomas Morton in 1625, but the gay life of the settlers and their selling rum and firearms to the Indians greatly offended the Pilgrims of Plymouth, who in 1627 arrested Morton; soon afterward Governor John Endecott of Massachusetts Bay visited Merry Mount, rebuked the inhabitants and cut down their Maypole.
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  • Its characteristic note was an insistence on discipline which offended contemporaries.
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  • Her tears were those of an offended child who does not know why it is being punished.
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  • Having thereby greatly offended the king, he was accused of being privy to a treasonable conspiracy and thrown into prison, where he died from torture or disease.
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  • But Agamemnon had offended the goddess Artemis by slaying a hind sacred to her, and boasting himself a better hunter.
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  • Agamemnon had offended Artemis, who prevented the Greek fleet from sailing for Troy, and, according to the soothsayer Calchas, could be appeased only by the sacrifice of Agamemnon's daughter.
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  • To accomplish this end it was necessary to unite among themselves, and union could only be secured by the nomination of some one who offended nobody.
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  • The tone of the demand offended Bayezid, who rejected it in terms equally sharp. As a result Timur's countless hordes attacked and took Sivas, plundering the town and massacring its inhabitants.
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  • They do not recognize any other mode of reconcilement to the offended but loving Father.
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  • The latter bitterly offended the Londoners, who, finding that they could turn the scales to either side, named the Commune as the price of their support of John.
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  • Mirabeau had approached him so early as December 1788, with a plan for the policy to be pursued by the court towards the new states general; but Montmorin, offended by Mirabeau's attacks on Necker and by his Histoire secrete de la tour de Berlin, refused to see him.
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  • Having offended the influential iElfgifu, he was outlawed and compelled to flee to Flanders.
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  • The introduction of the India Bill in November 1783 alarmed many vested interests, and offended the king by the provision which gave the patronage of India to a commission to be named by the ministry and removable only by parliament.
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  • In 1803 Tierney, partly because peace had been ratified with France and partly because Pitt was out of office, joined the ministry of Addington as treasurer of the navy, and was created a privy councillor; but this alienated many of his supporters among the middle classes, and offended most of the influential Whigs.
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  • Thus for the benefit of Madame de Lamballe the queen revived the superfluous and expensive office of superintendent of her household, which led constant disagreements and jealousies among her ladies and offended many important families.
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  • The French court was offended, and he was confined for six months.
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  • He afterwards fled to Athens, where he was soon put to death by Octavian, whom he had offended by writing an abusive letter (Suetonius, Augustus, 4).
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  • But the elector John George III., at whose personal desire the post had been offered to him, was soon offended at the fearless conscientiousness with which his chaplain sought to discharge his pastoral duties.
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  • Although he repeatedly offended his rulers, he held several high offices.
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  • Some of the most distinguished scholars have offended worst.
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  • By his divorce from Isabella of Gloucester he offended the English baronage (1200); by his marriage with Isabella of Angouleme, the betrothed of Hugh of Lusignan, he gave an opportunity to the discontented Poitevins for invoking French assistance and to Philip Augustus for pronouncing against him a sentence of forfeiture.
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  • The apparent object of the measure was to deprive the people of Pittsburg temporarily of the privileges of self-government by empowering the governor to appoint a recorder (in 1903 the title of mayor was again assumed) to exercise (until 1903, when the municipal executive should be again chosen by the people) the functions of the mayor, thus removed by the governor under this statute; and this act applied to the other cities of the second class, Allegheny and Scranton, although they had not offended the party managers.
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  • Maximilian himself was an "enlightened" prince of the 18th-century type, whose tolerant principles had already grievously offended his clerical subjects; Montgelas was a firm believer in drastic reform "from above," and, in 1803, had discussed with the rump of the old estates the question of reforms. But the revolutionary changes introduced by the constitution proclaimed on the 1st of May 1808 were due to the direct influence of Napoleon.
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  • Frederick, whose authoritative temper was at once offended by the independent tone of the Arnoldist party, concluded with the pope a treaty of alliance (October 16, 1152) of such a nature that the Arnoldists were at once put in a minority in the Roman government; and when the second successor of Eugenius III., the energetic and austere Adrian IV.(the Englishman, Nicholas Breakspear), placed Rome under an interdict, the senate, already rudely shaken, submitted, and Arnold was forced to fly into Campania (1155).
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  • He offended the pope by his arrogance and pride, and both pope and emperor by his proposal to set up a new Roman empire, the sovereignty of which would rest directly upon the will of the people.
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  • A man offended you and you shot him, and you say you do not know God and hate your life.
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  • The case, as represented by the offended parties, was that, after seizing the transports, Major Denisov, being drunk, went to the chief quartermaster and without any provocation called him a thief, threatened to strike him, and on being led out had rushed into the office and given two officials a thrashing, and dislocated the arm of one of them.
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  • Julie was offended and replied that it was true that a woman needs variety, and the same thing over and over again would weary anyone.
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  • Natasha felt offended by the hesitation she had noticed in the anteroom, by her father's nervousness, and by the unnatural manner of the princess who--she thought--was making a favor of receiving her, and so everything displeased her.
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  • Probably she is offended by it.
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  • Distressed, offended, and surprised by all this, Rostopchin had returned to Moscow.
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  • Remember that you have still to answer to our offended country for the loss of Moscow.
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  • I used to meet him at Mary Antonovna's," said the countess in an offended tone; and still more offended that they all remained silent, she went on: "Nowadays everyone finds fault.
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  • Cavour, on the other hand, while anxious to deal irously with the Garibaldians, recognized the impossibility of such urse, which would not only have offended the conservative spirit :he Piedmontese military caste, which disliked and despised 101am troops, but would almost certainly have introduced into the y an element of indiscipline and disorder.
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  • The detailed description of Constantinople and the Byzantine court is a document of rare value - though highly coloured by his ill reception and offended dignity.
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  • In January 1768, offended by the growing influence of the Bedford faction which joined the government, Conway resigned the seals of office, though he was persuaded by the king to remain a member of the cabinet and "Minister of the House of Commons."
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  • He conceived it as " a religious monopoly " to which " the nation at large contributes," while " Presbyterians alone receive," and which placed him in " a relation to the state " so " seriously objectionable " as to be " impossible to hold."5 The invidious distinction it drew between Presbyterians on the one hand, and Catholics, Friends, freethinking Christians, unbelievers and Jews on the other, who were compelled to support a ministry they " conscientiously disapproved," offended his always delicate conscience; while possibly the intellectual and ecclesiastical atmosphere of the city proved uncongenial to his liberal magnanimity.
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  • The French ambassador, de la Haye, had delayed bringing him the customary gifts, with the idea that he would, like his predecessors, speedily give place to a new grand vizier; Kuprili was bitterly offended, and, on pretext of an abuse of the immunities of diplomatic correspondence, bastinadoed the ambassador's son and cast him and the ambassador himself into prison.
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  • After the accession of Richard I., de Courci in conjunction with William de Lacy appears in some way to have offended the king by his proceedings in Ireland.
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  • The German tutor was trying to remember all the dishes, wines, and kinds of dessert, in order to send a full description of the dinner to his people in Germany; and he felt greatly offended when the butler with a bottle wrapped in a napkin passed him by.
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  • She is like a sister to me, and I can't tell you how it offended me... because... well, for that reason....
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  • Then there would not be war because Paul Ivanovich had offended Michael Ivanovich.
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  • Hopefully she wasn't offended.
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  • I won't be offended.
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  • She was too happy for him to be offended.
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  • As irritated as he was with Darkyn's words, he was also fascinated by the idea the demon lord who prided himself on preying on the vulnerabilities of others was capable of being offended.
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  • He couldn't tell from the tone of her response if she was offended.
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  • Are you sure you won't be offended?
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  • His great sin in the matter of Uriah would have been forgotten but for his repentance: the things at which modern ideas are most offended are not always those that would have given umbrage to early writers.
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  • The little trade of his dominions was ruined, and the burghers and peasants were deeply offended.
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  • A pamphlet written to propose a substitute for the system of impressment in 1822 is said to have offended King William IV.
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  • But the author had offended in it several powerful persons who threatened his life, and if Count Danneskjold had not personally interested the king in him, Holberg's career might have had an untimely close.
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  • Bergler led a wild and irregular life, and offended his friends and made many enemies by his dissipated habits and cynical disposition.
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  • The emigres were awarded a milliard as compensation for their confiscated lands; and Gallicans and Liberals alike were offended by measures which threw increased power into the hands of the Jesuits and Ultramontanes.
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  • He must have been a much hated man, for his latitudinarianism offended the high church party and his rationalism the other sections.
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  • Holofernes now inquires of the chiefs who are with him about the Israelites,and is answered by Achior the leader of the Ammonites, who enters upon a long historical narrative showing the Israelites to be invincible except when they have offended God.
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  • But the idea of making him responsible for the foreign policy of France could not be realized owing to the necessity under which Louis Philippe lay of courting the goodwill of the powers, whom Bignon had offended by his outspoken writings.
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  • He offended the states by seeking to sweep away many of their inherited privileges and to change the time-honoured, if somewhat obsolete, system of civil government.
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  • He was joined by Eberhard, duke of Franconia, and it was only by the aid of the duke of Swabia, whom the duke of Franconia had offended, that the rising was put down.
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  • They were much offended by Caprivis statement that no greater injury could be done to Germany than to give her the whole of Africa, and they refused to accept his contention that the period of flag-hoisting was over, and that the time had come for consolidating their possessions.
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  • The Military Bill had offended the prejudices of conservative military critics; the British treaty had alienated the colonial party; the commercial treaties had only been carried by the help of Poles, Radicals and Socialists; but it was just these parties who were the most easily oflended by the general tendencies of the internal legislation, as shown in.
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  • Russia, justly offended, drew closer her ties with Prussia, where Bismarck was already hatching the plans which were to mature in 1866; and, if the attitude of Napoleon in the Polish question prevented any revival of the alliance of Tilsit, the goodwill of Russia was assured for France in the coming struggle with Austria in Italy.
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  • The Czechs also were offended; they arranged riots at Prague; the professors in the university refused to lecture unless the German students were defended from violence; Gautsch resigned, and Thun, who had been governor of Bohemia, was appointed minister.
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  • This character of the offended wife was borrowed by later poets from the Greek epic; but it belongs to literature rather than to cult, in which the dignity and power of the goddess is naturally more emphasized.
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  • He entered Phoenicia with every prospect of success, but having offended Agesilaus he was dethroned in a military revolt which gave the crown to Nekhtnebf or Nectanebes II., the last native king of Egypt.
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  • Owing to disturbances and misgovernment the population of Egypt and Syria is said to have shrunk to a third in his time, and he offended public sentiment not only by debauchery, but by having his image stamped on his coins.
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  • He also offended the Ottoman sultan .Bayezid II.
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  • Instead of marching on to Kassala, Ras Alula, who at this time was much offended by the transfer of Massawa by the Egyptians to Italy, made a triumphant entry into Asmara, and absolutely refused to make any further efforts to extricate Egyptian garrisons from the grip of the khalifa.
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  • The civilians, looking on him as a patriarch of their science, have as a rule extolled his wisdom and virtues; while ecclesiastics of the Roman Church, from Cardinal Baronius downwards, have been offended by his arbitrary conduct towards the popes, and by his last lapse into heresy, and have therefore been disposed to accept the stories which ascribe to him perfidy, cruelty, rapacity and extravagance.
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  • Six years after his death Georges de Scudery edited his work with a Tombeau (copy of obituary verses), and a challenge in the preface to any one who might be offended by the editor's eulogy of the poet.
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  • Natasha guessed they were talking about the old prince and planning something, and this disquieted and offended her.
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  • The Regulations (Regulation 51) gave the Government power in certain cases to seize the plant of a newspaper which had offended, or in others to seize the type on suspicion that an offence was about to be committed (Reg.5r a).
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  • He offended his mistress by showing his instructions to the Scottish barons, and was recalled in August.
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  • Irving's severity as a teacher had offended some of the parents, who set up Carlyle to be his rival.
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  • Disease and death were often connected with the violation of taboo, the offended gods thus punishing the offenders.
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  • In cleansing the Temple He had given offence by what might seem an excess of rigour: now, by healing a sick man and bidding him carry his bed on the Sabbath, He offended by His laxity.
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  • He tried to tempt the wearied Greeks on the banks of the Beas with schemes of conquest in the rich south-eastern provinces; but, having personally offended their leader, he had to fly the camp (326 B.C.).
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  • Harthama, who was deeply offended by his dismissal, refused at first, but at last consented, and at once checked the tide of disaster.
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  • The broken old man became feverishly anxious to propitiate offended Heaven, and save himself another Blenheim or Malplaquet, by exterminating the enemies of the Church.
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  • He was a cruel and profligate fanatic. Being offended with the English for giving protection to a native official who had escaped with treasure from Dacca, he attacked and took Calcutta on the 20th of June 1756.
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  • They had seriously offended their sovereign and yet afforded no aid to the German Protestants.
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  • The result of his policy was that he became extremely popular with the provincials, but offended many of the publicans, a powerful class which farmed the public revenue.
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  • Offended, however, by Bedford's refusal to give him a high command, he severed his connexion with the English, and in March 142 5 accepted the constable's sword from King Charles VII.
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  • As Arsinoe had been married three times, it is thought that she might have been offended by this remark.
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  • In November despatches were received from England, but no answer to the emperor's letter, and this, together with a visit paid by Captain Cameron to the Egyptian frontier town of Kassala, greatly offended him; accordingly in January 1864 Captain Cameron and his suite,with Messrs Stern and Rosenthal, were cast into prison.
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  • Charles was a thorough despot of the benevolent order, and had been deeply offended by the real or suspected share of the Jesuits in the riot of 1766.
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  • Thus the Brahmans were offended at the prohibition of suttee and female infanticide, the execution of Brahmans for capital offences, the re-marriage of widows, the spread of missionary effort and the extension of Western education.
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  • One bad habit he contracted, that of using profane language; but he tells us that a single reproof cured him so effectually that he never offended again.
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  • This work produced a great impression throughout Germany, and although large numbers of the orthodox Lutheran theologians and pastors were deeply offended by Spener's book, its complaints and its demands were both too well justified to admit of their being point-blank denied.
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  • Hooke was offended because Sir John did not mention what he had told him of his own discovery.
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  • While returning to his dominions by the way of the Adriatic, the king was shipwrecked, and found himself obliged to enter the dominions of Leopold, duke of Austria, a prince whom he had offended at Acre during the Crusade.
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  • This act offended the English barons, but in choosing a new queen John gave much greater offence abroad; he Carried off Isabella of Angoulme from her affianced husband, Hugh of Lusignan, the son of the count of Ia Marche, his greatest vassal in northern Aquitaine, and married her despite the precontract.
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  • The truce with France had offended the natural pride of the nation, which still refused to own itself beaten.
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  • To suppress this rising the Edward king gathered a great force, carefully calling in to his drives banner all the peers who were offended with Warwick or, at any rate, did not belong to his family alliance.
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  • Somewhere about the end of 1526 those who were in the kings intimate confidence began to be aware that he was meditating a divorcea thing not lightly to be taken in hand, for the queen was the aunt of the emperor Charles V., who would be vastly offended at such a proposal.
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  • At most times in the history of England such a ministry would have been driven from office by the outcry of an offended people.
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  • He had, however, been offended by their attitude on the question of the restriction of his authority as regent, and he continued Perceval in office.
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  • The Conservative party, moreover, was closely allied with the church, and Sir Robert had offended the church by giving an increased endowment to Maynooth, and by establishing undenominational colleges godless colleges as they were calledin Ireland.
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  • Bruce, who had offended the licensed victuallers, was removed from the home office, and made a peer and president of the council.
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  • He became, in 1812, director of the university of San Isidro; but having offended the government by establishing a chair of international law, he was imprisoned for five years (1815-1820).
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  • As if upon the impulse of this transaction, Disraeli opened the next session of parliament with a bill to confer upon the queen the title of empress of India - a measure which offended 2 For a detailed, if somewhat controversial, account of this affair, see Lucien Wolf's article in The Times of December 26, 1905, and Mr Greenwood's letters on the subject.
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  • It also offended the self-love of most of the nobles and the clergy who were loath that a few of their number should be erected into a House of Lords.
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  • The experiment failed, chiefly because of the opposition of the Croatians and Magyars, whom he bitterly offended by his celebrated saying that "Hungary could wait."
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  • The influence of Queen Elizabeth Woodville, whom Desmond had offended, then made itself felt.
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  • Fortunately, however, the Sixteen had disgusted the upper bourgeoisie by their demagogic airs; while their open alliance with Philip II., and their acceptance of a Spanish garrison in Paris had offended the patriotism of the Politiques or moderate members of the League.
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  • Spanish pride and bigotry were offended by the French occupation of Rome and the erection of a republic in the place of the papal government.
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  • During the first two years he had little influence on the Prussian government; -the Liberal ministers distrusted his known opinions on parliamentary government, and the monarchical feeling of the prince regent was offended by Bismarck's avowed readiness for alliance with the Italians and his disregard of the rights of other princes.
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  • In the former the king is offended with his wife, and divorces her; in the Arabian Nights he finds her unfaithful, and kills her.
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  • And it is important to remark that the protagonists of iconoclasm in Byzantium came from these lands where image cult offended the deepest religious instincts of the masses.
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  • King Leopold was personally a man of considerable attainments and much strength of character, but he was a notoriously dissolute monarch, who even to the last offended decent opinion by his indulgences at Paris and on the Riviera.
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  • Pope Nicholas, moreover, had offended the German bishops by what they regarded as arbitrary interference with their rights: he had refused to send the pallium of Archbishop Siegfried of Mainz; he had sent a sharp letter of admonition to Archbishop Anno of Cologne.
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  • If you become offended by anything, please read An Attempt to Justify Gruesome Bible Passages.
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  • Are there maiden aunts or awkward uncles who would be offended by the content of your speech?
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  • Genesis chapter 40 (TEV) 1 Some time later the king of Egypt's wine steward and his chief baker offended the king.
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  • The leader writer of the Indy jumps to defend not free speech but the restriction of free speech when someone might be offended.
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  • God-fearing type was very offended by the implicit irreverence, and vandalized the display.
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  • If you become offended by anything, please read An Attempt to justify gruesome Bible Passages.
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  • In this case it was the sin of releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere that offended our moral guardians.
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  • And please do not be offended by the very hard-line approach that I take toward the religious institutions.
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  • Just because my digestive system is offended, this does not a scary movie make.
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  • As a male student at Lancaster I would like to state how offended I was after reading her somewhat narrow-minded views.
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  • I am not offended by nudity, or sexual images or sounds.
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  • In this respect, he would be mortally offended to be made St. Internet.
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  • I've only been here a day and he's already deeply offended me.
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  • Don't be offended; I mean no offense.
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  • Harsh materialist philosophy revolutionary truths are what need putting forward, -- constantly, -- regardless of who might feel offended.
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  • The truly repentant sinner is devastated by the way he has offended God with his sin.
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  • Therfore unsuspecting viewers who might be offended could not posibly be offended by what they cannot get without taking deliberate action to get.
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  • To the surprise of all he declared with dignity and emphasis that what he had recently done troubled him more than anything he ever did or said in his whole life; that he renounced and refused all his recantations as things written with his hand, contrary to the truth which he thought in his heart; and that as his hand had offended, his hand should be first burned when he came to the fire.
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  • In such matters as appointments to the judicial bench, indeed, his studied impartiality offended both parties; but on the whole his administration was a marked success, and the cessation of the chronic state of disturbance in the island justified the powers in preparing for the withdrawal of their troops.
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  • The queen disliked him for opposing the grant of favours to her proteges, and he had offended Mme de Polignac in a similar manner (see Marquis de Segur, Au Couchant de la monarchic, p. 305306).
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  • The marriage negotiations of1809-1810had somewhat offended the emperor Alexander; his resentment increased when, at the close of 1810, Napoleon dethroned the duke of Oldenburg, brother-inlaw of the tsar; and the breach in the Franco-Russian alliance widened when the French emperor refused to award fit compensation to the duke or to give to the Russian government an assurance that the kingdom of Poland would never be reconstituted.
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  • Both parties in the state were offended by the law, and Manilius endeavoured to secure the support of Pompey by proposing to confer upon him the command of the war against Mithradates with unlimited power (see Pompey).
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  • The struggle between the court and the patriarch John Chrysostom, who assumed an independent attitude and gravely offended the empress by his sermons against the worldliness and frivolity of the court, with open allusions to herself, resulted in his fall and exile (404).
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  • Both English and Dutch were offended and in 1727, in order to obtain the European guarantee for the Pragmatic Sanction, the court of Vienna resolved to sacrifice the Company and suspended its charter.
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  • But since healso declared the Consti tutions of Clarendon uncanonical and invalid, Henry was equally offended, and opened negotiations with the emperor and the antipope.
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  • In April 1780 Tandy was expelled from the Dublin volunteers (see Flood, Henry) for proposing the expulsion of the duke of Leinster, whose moderation had offended the extremists.
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  • He referred to the fact that the Emperor Napoleon had resented the demand that he should withdraw his troops from Prussia, especially when that demand became generally known and the dignity of France was thereby offended.
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  • What is so scandalous that so many people are offended?
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  • If people 's sensibilities are offended, that 's tough.
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  • Would they be offended by any kissogram or striptease routine?
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  • But then, Paul writes that this same offended God has grace for vile sinners.
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  • His reasoning centered on his own delicacy, which had frequently been offended by Catherine 's vivacious, open character.
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  • The tongue-in-cheek remark was not meant to be taken seriously, but Sarah was easily offended.
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  • But then again, they may be offended that you thought they would give you a deal just because you're friends or you know them.
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  • A reputable breeder will not be offended at your questions and should gladly answer them.
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  • Others are more old-fashioned and may get downright offended that you didn't "take the time" to put more thought into them and their gifts.
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  • Women were also more likely to be offended by remarks about physical characteristics.
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  • This tactic may ultimately work against them, however, since many relatives and family friends may become offended at not receiving an announcement or may even decide against sending any type of graduation gift without an announcement.
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  • He was offended and told my mother to mind her own business.
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  • Furthermore, the groom himself could be offended at exaggerated designs or cakes that play up personality traits he may not be fond of.
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  • Two days later, he issued this statement: "It was completely inappropriate and we can understand why people were offended.
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  • In a statement released June 24, 2007, she said, "I sincerely apologize to anyone I may have inadvertently offended.
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  • Ever the comedian, Griffin commented backstage, "I hope I offended some people.
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  • These are the ones that are often relayed by the offended party - in cases like these, the waiter or waitress who was essentially stiffed by a larger-than-life celebrity.
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  • For example, those considered to be indie rockers may be offended when accidentally mistaken for the emo crowd.
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  • Invest the time in determining if this is the right time for you and your family: will someone be offended if you aren't there for a holiday celebration?
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  • In fact, both sexes of this breed can be very territorial to the extent that it's hard to keep them together, so I'm not surprised to hear that your male is offended by the new dog in his territory.
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  • Activision concluded the release with an apology to the American Indian people who may have been offended.
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  • If you have seen the show and were offended by the humor, then you will not like this game.
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  • This is probably why I'm so offended by this steamer.
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  • Some children are supersensitive, easily offended, and quick to anger.
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  • While some people are offended by cliché comments such as "Your loved on is in a better place," religious poetry is generally well-received by mourners.
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  • They are fine for costume parties and Halloween, but when people who really take pride in their culture are faced with a person in a genie costume, they're likely to be offended, and, besides, you'll look silly.
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  • If you're surprised or offended by something, take the time to ask the person to clarify before you get too upset.
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  • While many people do enjoy explicit emails and chats, others will be offended or simply annoyed.
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  • It may be awkward to ask a potential date about beliefs, because some people are offended at being turned down for the "wrong" religion.
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  • Men who fit this description should realize that not every TS woman is looking for a sexual encounter and will be just as offended as a genetic woman who receives inappropriate propositions.
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  • If not, your partner may get offended and an argument may result.
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  • You may feel offended that your wife needs something else since you do go out and provide for your family every day.
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  • In addition, do not use slang or vulgarity unless you are sure he or she won't be offended.
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  • Note that there are many graphic pictures on this site, so do not take this decision lightly or you could find yourself offended.
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  • Conservative guests may be offended by gag gifts, and any gift in poor taste should also be left out of the festivities.
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  • There are probably some people on the mailing list who do not regularly use email or would be offended by an email announcement.
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  • For example, Great-Aunt Susan may be offended by a humorous announcement that would be enjoyed by all of the couple's friends.
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  • They are much too practical and offended by wild emotional displays.
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  • Once offended, Scorpios are difficult to win back, so it is best to tread lightly around this astrological sign.
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  • Once someone of this sign has been scorned or offended, he will be unlikely to open himself back up for further hurt.
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  • Don't be offended when this happens, because the feeling of getting a truly wonderful and thoughtful gift from someone who cares is something that never goes away, even if the child doesn't play with the gift itself very often or any more.
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  • People who are offended by this type of content may want to avoid the site or at least steer clear of the more graphic sections.
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  • But if someone at a higher level becomes offended when questioned about how his or her money is made, take warning.
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  • The first thing to remember in the men's guide to buying lingerie for women is that it's important to buy her something that she will actually wear and won't be offended by.
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  • Finally, remember that if this is a spouse or if you've been living with this woman for a while, she may be very offended if you get her the wrong size.
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  • They were joined by the NOW - the National Organization for Women - who were offended by the graphic depictions of violence against his wife and mother on The Marshall Mathers LP.
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  • For example, when one model offended Janice she not only threw him out of the house and fired him from the agency, but she took it a step further and threw water in his face and slapped him.
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  • You can usually tell if someone is offended and upset if he or she deletes you from his or her list or you suddenly end up at the bottom.
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  • If you must have a tree at the shower, use creative wedding shower money tree ideas to keep guests from being offended and avoid making it the center of attention.
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