This wilfulness was attributed to his youth, and the impatience of his amour-propre.
The wounds inflicted to his amour-propre by the Virginia Assembly were healing.
Then came that fatal 'amour-propre' that involved me originally in the pursuit, and I was silent.
This wound to his amour-propre was compensated by the success of the last election.
His amour-propre, his long fidelity, his deep affection—all were outraged.
"It's not so, not so at all," he cried, carried away and more and more mortified in his amour-propre.
That Monroe's amour-propre was deeply wounded appears in the letter he wrote in answer to his "chief."
The infidelity of Clementine Pichon touched his amour-propre a little, but he soon consoled himself for it.
We could not escape from it, lest we hurt the amour-propre of the cook, and it was late when we were ready for our last sortie.
The wig takes up all your attention, and amour-propre makes you every morning as busy as the most skillful hairdresser.