(1) Unfortunately there was a real (fairly minor) artist named Fitzgerald who took umbrage at the book and sent his lawyers to have it pulped.(2) The umbrage came from the tree like a dark cloud.(3) Senator Vanstone took umbrage at this remark, describing his comments as ├ö├ç├┐extraordinary├ö├ç├û and ├ö├ç├┐indicative of an attitude├ö├ç├û at the ABC.(4) she took umbrage at his remarks(5) A caller to a phone-in which I heard yesterday took umbrage at the underhand tactics employed by Nasa.(6) Under an oak tree's umbrage I dried the damp away.(7) While Professor Singer concentrated on Australia's performance on the international stage in his oration, protestors outside took umbrage at his past comments on the disabled.(8) General George S. Patton, for instance, took umbrage at the portraits of slovenly and sardonic warriors.(9) The Home Secretary took umbrage at the suggestion that his son had told him what to do, as opposed to taking a filial interest in his work.(10) The umbrage of the tree didn't prevent the blinding light of the sun from getting to my eyes.(11) Republican Representative James Walsh and New York Secretary of State Randy Daniels took umbrage at Cuomo's comments.(12) In fact, Ms Harney took umbrage at the assertion that Moy Chocolates, the brand stocked on board the Gulfstream IV, were her favourites and wanted it made clear that she doesn't even eat chocolate.(13) But many neighborhood mothers took umbrage at the implied criticism of how they handle their children.(14) In part, Jansen's relationship with McCann broke down because the Dutchman took umbrage at being asked to grade his squad members from A to E, a move designed to allow the club to assess each player's importance.(15) Locals took umbrage at such castigation, and echoing the responses to the Wylde affair, many sought to re-affirm the respectability of the colony in the face of accusations that could be economically and politically damaging.(16) At one point, he took umbrage at a journalist who dared to suggest that he was a ├ö├ç├┐lucky├ö├ç├û manager while his discomfort in the aftermath of the French match was clearly visible to everyone at the press conference.