A slight change in the tint of the skin and the color of his hair had metamorphosed him into the Spanish-looking fellow he then appeared; and as gracefulness of movement and gentlemanly
manners had always been perfectly natural to him, he found no difficulty in playing the bold part he had adopted--that of a gentleman travelling with his domestic.
We use round, general, gentlemanly
epithets about a young man of birth and fortune; and ladies, with that fine intuition which is the distinguishing attribute of their sex, see at once that he is "nice.
Granted,' I replied, 'but a more humane, gentlemanly
and amiable set of epicures do not probably exist in the Pacific.
Best of all, he ought to imagine his fellow-gamblers and the rest of the mob which stands trembling over a coin to be equally rich and gentlemanly
with himself, and playing solely for recreation and pleasure.
I repeat it, Monsieur Fouquet many be called what they please, but he is a very gentlemanly
The police authorities of the canton had waited upon the party at the inn, had been extremely majestic, and had drawn up a long proces-verbal; but it was probable that they would wink at so very gentlemanly
a bit of bloodshed.
Gliddon- and you, Silk -- who have travelled and resided in Egypt until one might imagine you to the manner born -- you, I say who have been so much among us that you speak Egyptian fully as well, I think, as you write your mother tongue -- you, whom I have always been led to regard as the firm friend of the mummies -- I really did anticipate more gentlemanly
conduct from you.
We saw but one presentiment of the man-a quiet, patient, industrious and most gentlemanly
As he stepped into the circle of yellow light thrown by the lantern she saw that he was a person of gentlemanly
bearing, dressed in a gray suit of tweeds, with a cloth cap.
Then, examining the mesh of events in her own life, she seemed to see the vanity of her father's pride; the gentlemanly
suitor awaiting herself in her mother's fancy; to see him as a grimacing personage, laughing at her poverty, and her shrouded knightly ancestry.
I could understand its not being considered gentlemanly
to put your hands in other people's pockets (especially by the other people), but how, O ye sticklers for what looks this and what looks that, can putting his hands in his own pockets make a man less gentle?
Jealous as Arthur Welsh was of all who inflicted gay badinage, however gentlemanly
, on Maud Peters, he never forgot that he was an artist.
Though it was supposed to be proper for them to have an occupation, the crude fact of money-making was still regarded as derogatory, and the law, being a profession, was accounted a more gentlemanly
pursuit than business.
Turveydrop is a very gentlemanly
man indeed--very gentlemanly
He had ambitions that were vaguely political, he described himself as a Whig, and he was put up for a club which was of Liberal but gentlemanly