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befitting a man of good breeding

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In Making a Man, Gwen Hyman sets out to trace "the construction of gentlemanliness through aliment across the nineteenth century," arguing that appetites and the consumption of food, drink, and drugs "constitute a crucial means of casting light on the shifting, elusive identity of the gentleman" (3).
Like the Misfit, Jack knows the Bible well, is extremely polite, and has an air of gentlemanliness and seriousness.
74) The English exponents of clerical gentlemanliness would have been pleased with such an encomium.
Gentlemanliness in our profession seems to be lost in large measure with the growth of our profession in this community and the demise or retirement of many who have been pillars of the community and who have taught the rest of us, hopefully, how to be civil and professional in our practices.
Moreover, the ethic of gentlemanliness and fair play which the participants in these early contests espoused mitigated against excessive emphasis on the competition.
Forthcoming qualitative research on these groups suggests that there are growing cultures among BGLO undergraduates that extol anti-intellectualism, hyper-masculinity, thuggishness and promiscuity over scholarship and gentlemanliness.
While acknowledging that "Lucas's preoccupation with business debt and repayment" defines him as an economic agent equal to the white Gavin and liberates the black man from the paternalistic race relations based on "debt of honor" (53), Dussere also stresses Lucas's simultaneous containment in the Southern social system: "Because Lucas's insistence upon repayment is presented within the context of his Southern gentlemanliness, because his authority to insist is derived from his aristocratic lineage, he is able to make such a demand without actually challenging the structure of honor" (54).
Eyster is careful to point out that it is not the text that sustains Lucius's implicit belief in himself as a patriarch passing on the code of Southern gentlemanliness, but rather it is "who the mature Lucius believe she once was" which does so.
For that is what people would have thought who had been raised in an honor culture based on the principle that gentlemanliness and decency both demanded a condescending respect by the strong for the weak.
Here was a man of immense intellect who would have made an indelible mark in any sphere, and his passing will be hugely mourned as much for his innate gentlemanliness, humility and his ingenuity and originality as for his well-documented administrative accomplishments.
The Galenic discourse of the passions that she has been tracing throughout the book expresses the literal determinant of gentlemanliness.
These include gentlemanliness versus commonness, manliness versus womanliness, and maturity versus boyishness, though Low is at pains to stress the complexity of the simultaneous interaction of these modes of identity.
To make "taste" rather than rank the standard for gentlemanliness is, of course, as potentially revolutionary a proposition as universal enfranchisement.
It's easy to vilify those involved (especially Chelski whose idea of gentlemanliness is to throw loadsacash at anything that moves) and listen with bated breath to doom-laden warnings of the 'sport' disintegrating if Cole succeeds in an appeal.
The first time I put it on I had a great feeling of joy and accomplishment and a sense of reverence of the law and the dignity of law, and a gentlemanliness, not to be sexist about it.