Her training warned her of peril and of wrong, subtle, mysterious, luring; while her instincts rang clarion-voiced through her being, impelling her to hurdle caste and place and gain to this traveller from another world, to this uncouth young fellow with lacerated hands and a line of raw red caused by the unaccustomed linen at his throat, who, all too evidently, was soiled and tainted by ungracious
I want to pay my respects to my dear aunt," Felix answered, perfectly impenetrable to his ungracious
reception, and perfectly comfortable in a spacious arm-chair.
She took no notice of his ungracious
tone and manner; she simply stopped him when he lifted his hat, and turned to leave her.
Without being particularly ungracious
or repellent in manner or speech, he managed somehow to be immune to impertinent curiosity, yet exempt from the evil repute with which it commonly revenges itself when baffled; so far as I know, Mr.
I wrote him a full and careful account of all that had happened; I begged him to forgive and forget my ungracious
reception of the advice which he had so kindly offered to me; and I promised beforehand to do nothing without first consulting his opinion in the new emergency which now confronted me.
She contrasted his generous confidence in her (the confidence of which she was unworthy) with her ungracious
distrust of him.
It had struck her, doubtless, that it might seem ungracious
upon her part to be indifferent to a prize which had cost so much to win.
Wilcox; there was not even criticism; she was lovable, and no ungracious
or uncharitable word had passed her lips.
As a tiger doth he ever stand, on the point of springing; but I do not like those strained souls; ungracious
is my taste towards all those self- engrossed ones.
Jimmy Bean," he grunted with ungracious
The expression of her face was cold and ungracious
Hence, also (without reckoning the influence of the tea-pot), their readiness to let their tongues run to any length on the subject of the Sergeant's ungracious
behaviour to them.
In evidence at the appeal court, Canon Hanna admitted his language "was impolite and ungracious
to a lady".
In view of that, coach Heyneke Meyer might have to find a way to rouse himself after his rather ungracious
scene-setter this week.
And who can blame them, considering the ungracious
response of poorer countries like Scotland to the fiscal transfers they receive in the political union called the UK?