demeanour

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He raised mechanically the wine-cup to his lips, then instantly set it down, to view the demeanour of the company at this unexpected proposal, which many of them felt it as unsafe to oppose as to comply with.
Next day, when I saw the directress, and when she made an excuse to meet me in the corridor, and besought my notice by a demeanour and look subdued to Helot humility, I could not love, I could scarcely pity her.
Her present demeanour towards me was deficient neither in dignity nor propriety; but I knew her former feeling was unchanged.
A woman or two, and three or four undertaker's men, the best whom Southampton could furnish, dressed in black, and of a proper stealthy and tragical demeanour, had charge of the remains which they watched turn about, having the housekeeper's room for their place of rendezvous when off duty, where they played at cards in privacy and drank their beer.
At garden-parties, at-homes, and so on, exhibit pleasure in the society and conversation of other gentlemen, and mark his demeanour as you do so.
There was a calm about Mr Shute's demeanour as, having given his treasure a final polish and laid it carefully down, he began to advance on his adversary, which was more than ominous.
I wrote to Fireside Chat , and Dr Cupid said that when jealousy flew out of the window indifference came in at the door, and that I must exhibit pleasure in the society of other gentlemen and mark your demeanour. So I--Oh!'
Measured by the prisoner's experience, however, it might be reckoned a journey of some length; for haughty as her demeanour was, she perchance underwent an agony from every footstep of those that thronged to see her, as if her heart had been flung into the street for them all to spurn and trample upon.
The girls, who already have a loyal online fan base of more than 4,000 who call themselves the Demeanours, all answered a call for auditions for a new girlband back in October and were put together by music blogger Kieran Stewart.
New band Miss Demeanour, made up of Chelsea Wood, Katie Roberts, Abby McDonald and Brittany Farrow, have been together just four months, but already the girls have big dreams for what the future could hold.
It is extraordinary how Venturi Scott Brown upset people with narrow exclusivist demeanours who are locked into the current fashion (currently that stripped style known as Modernism) to the exemption of all else and who seem to find Venturi Scott Brown's deep interest in a wide and diverse array of cultures, methodologies and typologies somehow threatening.
WHAT are the Americans going to do about a President whose mis- demeanours have followed him out of office?