I told him that, without deep trimmings, the family was disgraced
Also, because of Nada, Dingaan and Umslopogaas were now at bitter enmity, and for this same cause I was disgraced
and a fugitive, and my counsels would no longer be heard in the ear of the king.
I should not be sorry to see you disgraced
, publicly disgraced
Sir," answered Don Quixote, "that cannot be on any account omitted, and the knight-errant would be disgraced
who acted otherwise: for it is usual and customary in knight-errantry that the knight-errant, who on engaging in any great feat of arms has his lady before him, should turn his eyes towards her softly and lovingly, as though with them entreating her to favour and protect him in the hazardous venture he is about to undertake, and even though no one hear him, he is bound to say certain words between his teeth, commending himself to her with all his heart, and of this we have innumerable instances in the histories.
This can be easily accomplished by his friends, who will incur no danger in making the attempt to save him, but will be disgraced
for ever if they allow him to perish.
For some time he filled a minor post, but was eventually disgraced
and exiled to the province of Hunan.
But, no; on reflection, the procureur was not a merciless man; and it was not the magistrate, slave to his duties, but the friend, the loyal friend, who roughly but firmly cut into the very core of the corruption; it was not the executioner, but the surgeon, who wished to withdraw the honor of Danglars from ignominious association with the disgraced
young man they had presented to the world as their son-in-law.
I shall never all my days be as good a man as he was, still I would indeed defend myself if I had power to do so, for I cannot stand such treatment any longer; my house is being disgraced
I have worn it in my turn and it has sometimes not been disgraced
when the hilt was in my hand and the sheath at my side.
Ah, it drooped its head, I know," said Charley, "when it saw how the province was disgraced
Better so, than live to be disgraced
and looked askance at.
We afterwards learned that our eccentric friend had been a lieutenant in the English navy; but having disgraced
his flag by some criminal conduct in one of the principal ports on the main, he had deserted his ship, and spent many years wandering among the islands of the Pacific, until accidentally being at Nukuheva when the French took possession of the place, he had been appointed pilot of the harbour by the newly constituted authorities.
Benjamin worked away, with great industry and a good deal of skill, at his occupation, using one hand to raise up his antagonist, while he knocked him over with the other; for he would have been disgraced
in his own estimation, had he struck a blow on a fallen adversary.
we say, quitted the post and purchased a bidet of the meanest appearance, -- one of those animals which an officer of cavalry would never choose, for fear of being disgraced
Had our place and our property," he adds, "been fairly captured, I should have preferred it; I should not feel as if I were disgraced