Sentence Examples with the word spurned

But the ship, having her full complement of seamen, spurned his suit; and not all the King his father's influence could prevail.

How I snuffed that Tartar air!--how I spurned that turnpike earth!--that common highway all over dented with the marks of slavish heels and hoofs; and turned me to admire the magnanimity of the sea which will permit no records.

He is also said to have complained that his pupil spurned him as colts do their mothers.