You treat me like a spurned lover.
Mariamne's mother used her position to further her plots for the overthrow of her son-in-law; and she found an ally in Cleopatra of Egypt, who was unwilling to be spurned by him, even if she was not weary of his'patron, Antony.
But Savonarola indignantly spurned the offer, replying to it from the pulpit with the prophetic words: "No hat will I have but that of a martyr, reddened with my own blood."
All spurned them from their doors when they applied for succour.
The story is full of picturesque detail and stirring incident, full also of interesting problems in folk-lore and mythology; and throughout it is dominated by the figure of the grim Hagen, who, twitted with cowardice and his advice spurned, is determined that there shall be no turning back and that they shall go through with it to the bitter end.
Some charitable person placed a new pair at his door; but he spurned them away in a fury.
Mangey): "All this company of the good and wise have of their own free will divested themselves of too copious wealth; nay, have spurned the things dear to the flesh.
Being spurned by Hyacinthus, he caused his death by accident at the hands of Apollo.
He is also said to have complained that his pupil spurned him as colts do their mothers.
Even to spurned lovers.