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offensively discourteous

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A typically bloodless British coup"Sir Bernard Ingham, hailing the Brexit victory "My party is in peril, we are facing an existential crisis and I just don't want us to be in this position because I think there are millions of people in this country who need a left-leaning government" Tom Watson, Labour's deputy leader "If you are ever charged by an elephant, put your wife in front" Ungallant explorer John Blashford-Snell
Ungallant, though, is the decision of military higherups to recognize for "bravery" the soldier shoved by Sueselbeck.
Mr Pickles told the BBC's Sunday Politics: "I think it would be wrong to say that either party is lying, but what is very clear is that Andrew Mitchell used ungentlemanly and ungallant language which he regrets, and he has apologised both to the police and to the Prime Minister.
I have been writing with a vile old pen the whole week, which is excessively ungallant.
Local Baseball Team Decidedly Ungallant," Bemidji Daily Pioneer, August 9, 1909.
Ungallant although it may be to say it, the Bulgarian capital is not comparable to Prague or Budapest, both compulsory attractions on the eastern Europe Grand Tour.
Steve Donahue, defending, said he knew his behaviour had been ungallant He'd had too much to drink and thought the victim had slapped his girlfriend.
Later efforts included Cosima La Sublime by the late French women's magazine editor Francoise Giroud, better known, ungallant critics maintained, for sporting Resistance medals well in excess of those which her actual Resistance record justified than for any feats of academic investigation.
The first occurred the second morning when a pretty 6-pointer approached my doe decoy, circled it twice and then, in an ungallant show of male testosterone, jammed her in the side, knocking her ass over teakettle.
Ungallant it may be to report but, on paper at least, Hall's casting of a 75-year-old Titania and a 40-year-old Oberon is raising a few eyebrows.
Forgetting about his plighted troth to Drusilla is ungrateful and ungallant, but it may be appropriate to his new position, as Dioclesian protests: "I must not pitie ye; / 'Tis not wise in me .
Given the riches available in Levy's selection, it might seem ungallant to complain about omissions; yet there are some here that are quite dismaying, despite the limited space allowed.
and an ungallant ego to match and there are strong hints that Becky, despite the mask afforded by her quirkiness (she arrives on her first date in a bright chartreuse bubble dress) and physical allure (she's played winningly by Annie Parisse), might be a bundle of unsettled nerves, a too-needy creature best avoided at all costs.
Even Ben, 35, began to realise that their relationship was a big turn-off for audiences, but he says it would be ungallant to blame his Gigli co-star for his career nosedive.
Calypso on the other hand is clearly very much affected by Odysseus' having to go, and has some excuse for displeasure because Odysseus has been a rather ungallant and cold lover to her; in fact, Odysseus seems to have enjoyed himself more with Circe, for he has to be badgered by his men to leave her, whereas with Calypso he seems to spend his time in sadness (Bradford 1963:190, 193).