Oh, centuries and centuries; so long," she said, "that I'm sure I'm dead and buried, and this dear old place is heaven;" which, for reasons he could not define, struck Newland Archer as an even more disrespectful
way of describing New York society.
She was quite pained by the severity of his father's reproof, which seemed disproportionate to the offence; and much was her concern increased when she found herself the principal cause of the lecture, and that his tardiness was chiefly resented from being disrespectful
The governing class in Great Britain was slowly adapting itself to a new conception, of the Subject Races as waking peoples, and finding its efforts to keep the Empire together under these, strains and changing ideas greatly impeded by the entirely sporting spirit with which Bert Smallways at home (by the million) cast his vote, and by the tendency of his more highly coloured equivalents to be disrespectful
to irascible officials.
From the sound of these voices, the inattentive way Kozlovski looked at him, the disrespectful
manner of the exhausted clerk, the fact that the clerk and Kozlovski were squatting on the floor by a tub so near to the commander in chief, and from the noisy laughter of the Cossacks holding the horses near the window, Prince Andrew felt that something important and disastrous was about to happen.
He was too filial to be disrespectful
to his father, and he bore the thunder with the certainty that it was transient; but in the mean time it was disagreeable to see his mother cry, and also to be obliged to look sulky instead of having fun; for Fred was so good-tempered that if he looked glum under scolding, it was chiefly for propriety's sake.
The smile vanished from Lady Lydiard's face; the tone taken by her nephew in speaking of her dog was disrespectful
in the extreme.
Fanny was just going to take Polly to task for saying "those men" in such a disrespectful
tone, when both were startled by a smothered "Cock-a-doodle-doo
You said 'Old Mac,' and though it was very disrespectful
, I did it.
It sounds awfully disrespectful
to just say Marilla," protested Anne.
I consider the way in which that punch was cut off, if I may use the expression, highly disrespectful
to this company; scandalous, perfectly scandalous.
I meant no animadversions against any one, and certainly intended no disrespectful
allusions to your mother.
Mr Allworthy very severely reprimanded the lad for his indecent and disrespectful
expressions concerning his master; but much more for his avowing an intention of revenge.
I have never, sir,'--she interposed with an altered manner and a firmer voice; 'I have never heard you spoken of in harsh or disrespectful
But it's your way to speak disrespectful
o' my family; and sister Glegg throws all the blame upo'me, though I'm sure I'm as innocent as the babe unborn.
Before Mr Swiveller could make any reply, Mr Chuckster took occasion to enter his indignant protest against this form of inquiry; which he held to be of a disrespectful
and snobbish tendency, inasmuch as the inquirer, seeing two gentlemen then and there present, should have spoken of the other gentleman; or rather