Definition of despise:
- "The Squire's Daughter", Silas K(itto) Hocking.
- "Hurricane Hurry", W.H.G. Kingston.
The one woman he honoured, the other he must perforce despise, and yet- such is the heart of man- he was more ready than ever to give up life, honour, a great name, and still greater destiny, so that the worthless object of his whole- hearted affection should be spared public disgrace.- "The Tangled Skein", Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy.