amour propre


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amour propre

  (formal)
the good feelings and respect you have for yourself The critics' negative reaction to his first novel wounded his amour propre.
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Meanwhile, Henry Candy reports his top sprinter, Amour Propre, to be ready for Group One action in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York on Friday.
The Group Two contest may have lost some of its lustre with the absence of Overdose and Amour Propre, but the four-year-old filly still had to overcome Group One winner Borderlescott.
Robin Bastiman believes Borderlescott can turn the tables on his Newmarket conqueror Amour Propre in the Betfred.
The race was won in spectacular style by bargain buy Amour Propre.
Henry Candy has yet another serious sprinter on his hands through Amour Propre, who made light of his trainer's concerns over the ground in Berkshire.
Amour Propre has accounted for a couple of decent sorts on his last two starts and is taken to complete a hat-trick in the Christmas Parties at Beverley Racecourse Novice Stakes.
Even for those who wish to move on, getting past the searing resentments that humanist amour propre could not, they ought to tarry long enough so as not to miss The Prostitutes of Pavia (poem 1 of Appendix 4, attributed to Maffeo Vegio, in mockery of Panormita).
They are simply not on stage at the same time, which in itself proves nothing and professional amour propre would surely have prevented the 'allowed fool', Robert Armin, from taking over a boy's part.
For the happiness and the amour propre of the people living within it, in order to make them proud, the great city requires the elaborate display of otherwise useless emblems.
They will not change because it would be damaging to their amour propre and hazardous to their positions to admit they have been doing it all wrong.
a vain painter puffed with amour propre, unworthy of a footnote in the history of figurative art.
He was caught only when he tried to have the materials archived (at our expense) for his personal use and amour propre.
Apres un parcours lentement mais surement au premier tour, le Nigeria touche la Cote d'Ivoire dans son amour propre et n'a pas fait de cadeau au Mali qu'il a domine de la tete et des epaules sur le score fleuve de (4-1).
Trained by Brendan Duke, he has progressed from a mark of 74 to win three handicaps before finishing a fine third to Amour Propre in the Group 3 Flying Five at the Curragh last Sunday.