demeanour


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I was by no means certain that he had noticed the sounds in question; although, assuredly, a strange alteration had, during the last few minutes, taken place in his demeanour.
There was a calm about Mr Shute's demeanour as, having given his treasure a final polish and laid it carefully down, he began to advance on his adversary, which was more than ominous.
and Dr Cupid said that when jealousy flew out of the window indifference came in at the door, and that I must exhibit pleasure in the society of other gentlemen and mark your demeanour.
A woman or two, and three or four undertaker's men, the best whom Southampton could furnish, dressed in black, and of a proper stealthy and tragical demeanour, had charge of the remains which they watched turn about, having the housekeeper's room for their place of rendezvous when off duty, where they played at cards in privacy and drank their beer.
I imagined that they would be disgusted, until, by my gentle demeanour and conciliating words, I should first win their favour and afterwards their love.
Her cheeks were thin and hollow, her eyes a little too prominent, some hidden expression which seemed at times to flit from one to the other of her features suggested a sensuality which was a little incongruous with her somewhat angular figure and generally cold demeanour.
His demeanour, in fact, was by no means the accepted demeanour of the lucky heir.
Sim Tappertit, who had far too good an opinion of himself to suspect that anybody could be playing upon him, thought within himself that this was something like the respect to which he was entitled, and drew a comparison from this courteous demeanour of a stranger, by no means favourable to the worthy locksmith.
Much watching of Louisa, and much consequent observation of her impenetrable demeanour, which keenly whetted and sharpened Mrs.
As Oliver accompanied his master in most of his adult expeditions too, in order that he might acquire that equanimity of demeanour and full command of nerve which was essential to a finished undertaker, he had many opportunities of observing the beautiful resignation and fortitude with which some strong-minded people bear their trials and losses.
Whaley will take Miss Demeanour through some special moves this year.
The 42-year-old Corley rider partnered Miss Demeanour IV, an eight-year-oldbay mare owned by Charles Daker in a competition that attracted 52 competitors aiming to collect one of 12 qualifying places in the Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Championships, at Aintree Equestrian Centre in Liverpool next month.
One woman wrote: "Andy will always be remembered fondly for his lovely gentle demeanour.
Spectators also applauded Miss Demeanour -- a popular attraction at international air expos worldwide.
US keeper Guzan said: "He has brought a calm demeanour to training and to the dressing room.