Sentence Examples


  • "Oh, is it you, Prince, who have freed your serfs?" said an old man of Catherine's day, turning contemptuously toward Bolkonski.
  • To conciliate the revolutionary his offers were contemptuously refused.
  • She laughed contemptuously and said she was not a fool to want to have children, and that she was not going to have any children by me.
  • Dolokhov smiled contemptuously and condescendingly when Anatole had gone out.
  • In men Rostov could not bear to see the expression of a higher spiritual life (that was why he did not like Prince Andrew) and he referred to it contemptuously as philosophy and dreaminess, but in Princess Mary that very sorrow which revealed the depth of a whole spiritual world foreign to him was an irresistible attraction.