True, the slavery and abasement in which she held me might have given me (such things often do so) the power to question her with abrupt directness (seeing that,, inasmuch as I figured in her eyes as a mere slave and nonentity, she could not very well have taken offence
at any rude curiosity); but the fact was that, though she let me question her, she never returned me a single answer, and at times did not so much as notice me.
If I had taken offence
, and gone away, as many would have done, you'd have been sorry for it one day, and not without reason either.
It is not that I do not value your society; and you must never suppose that I have taken offence
In this way she was busy for several days in driving about the whole town, because some people had taken offence
through precedence having been given to others.
In the last few days, Afridi had taken offence
of Miandad s statement against him and claimed that he would file a defamation suit against him.
She said: "This post has been taken out of perspective, and I am more than happy to explain myself face to face with anyone that has taken offence
If Farah has taken offence
at Vernon's sniping, why should he shake Vernon's hand and why shouldn't he tell him what to do?
In a statement, the RFU said: "We would like to apologise to those who may have taken offence
with our new kit.
Summary: With conservative critics having taken offence
to designs, House of Fashion president Javad Shirazi seeks to play down incident.
The organisers conveyed the complaint to Palash who then came on stage and said: " Some students have taken offence
to what I have said.
Connor, of Kelly Road, is thought to have taken offence
over insults made to a woman by Mr Archer, from Barrow.
SOUTH Korean football chiefs have taken offence
after North Korea refused to allow the South's flag and national anthem to be used at next month's World Cup qualifier between the two countries.
He had taken offence
at his cousin trying to help him home.
Iceland has taken offence
to a Tesco promotional campaign in which it claims to be cheaper than the frozen food specialist.
Perhaps most worryingly of all, they have all seemed offended that anyone could possibly have taken offence