He may keep me on duty every day, or may place me under arrest, but no one can make me apologize, because if he, as commander of this regiment, thinks it beneath his dignity
to give me satisfaction, then..."
My father seemed to think it beneath his dignity
to answer her.
It was a triumph and an evidence of his power in which Dickens delighted and which he could not forego, although his friends thought it was beneath his dignity
as an author.
All this comes ahead of the apparent prospects of a former dictator ostensibly embracing democracy to run for elections, especially one who liked to be head of state but felt it beneath his dignity
to address his own engineered parliament.
And he considered it beneath his dignity
to wear his religion on his sleeve (or head) and even more so to wear someone else's religious garb.
When told he could have pounds 4,000 he turned it down and "gave the impression it was beneath his dignity
to accept such a small offer".
Khan considered it beneath his dignity
to respond to a lowly comment of such kind, Mr.
It's been a long time since we've seen Harrison play it for laughs and it turns out that he reckons a lot of the comedy scripts he gets sent are beneath his dignity
To speak so disparagingly of the dead was beneath his dignity
as our nation's figurehead.
"He considers it beneath his dignity
to play with commoners' dogs and truly thinks that he does them grace when he condescends to lift his leg against them.
Georgie found it, as Scott said, 'beneath his dignity
to visit Antwerp to see the goods he was buying.' It means that a package was made for him of 'paintings, antique gems and statues.' It was sent back to England.
Pramod is reluctant; keeping a shop is beneath his dignity
. Only after a series of humiliations at the hands of acquaintances does he realize that it is better to be a shopkeeper, to be on one's own feet, than to beg others for a job or borrow money for sustenance.
He never felt that any task involving the promotion of Air Force history was beneath his dignity
This egalitarian attitude endeared him to all who knew the general.
SWISS star Kubilay Turkyilmaz has pulled out of tonight's clash in Berne...because he considers it beneath his dignity
to play against England!
Herbert Hoover, a man of greater talents, held himself aloof from journalists; fraternizing would have been beneath his dignity