Sillerton Jackson and his sister Sophy (who went wherever her brother told her to), were some of the most fashionable and yet most irreproachable
of the dominant "young married" set; the Lawrence Leffertses, Mrs.
Burdovsky is a man of irreproachable
character, and thus the prince can all the more readily offer him his friendship, and the assistance of which he spoke just now.
But Percerin was a very prudent man; and having heard it said that there was no more dangerous sign for a Protestant than to be smiled up on by Catherine, and having observed that her smiles were more frequent than usual, he speedily turned Catholic with all his family; and having thus become irreproachable
, attained the lofty position of master tailor to the Crown of France.
For a long while after he had gone, Pierre did not go to bed or order horses but paced up and down the room, pondering over his vicious past, and with a rapturous sense of beginning anew pictured to himself the blissful, irreproachable
, virtuous future that seemed to him so easy.
She had sat on his knee in taverns and other haunts of drunken poets, and it was for her sake, so people said, that he had cured himself of his dissipation, and become the irreproachable
literary character that the world knows, whose inspiration had deserted him.
He had not found marriage a rapturous state, but he had no idea of being anything else than an irreproachable
husband, who would make a charming young woman as happy as she deserved to be.
Ah, if Olga de Coude had but seen him then--could she have recognized the well-dressed, quiet young man whose well-bred face and irreproachable
manners had so captivated her but a few short months ago?
In the middle was the Duchess of Devenham, erect, stately, and with a figure which was still irreproachable
notwithstanding her white hair.
As in the regiment he had been not merely an irreproachable
officer but had even exceeded his duties and widened the borders of perfection, so also as a monk he tried to be perfect, and was always industrious, abstemious, submissive, and meek, as well as pure both in deed and in thought, and obedient.
Monseigneur,--If twenty-three years of irreproachable
services may claim a favor, I entreat your Excellency to grant me an audience this very day.
Anne started off irreproachable
, arrayed in the stiff black- and-white sateen, which, while decent as regards length and certainly not open to the charge of skimpiness, contrived to emphasize every corner and angle of her thin figure.
He would then produce his irreproachable
alibi--and, hey presto, he was safe for life
Lady Bareacres and the chiefs of the English society, stupid and irreproachable
females, writhed with anguish at the success of the little upstart Becky, whose poisoned jokes quivered and rankled in their chaste breasts.
In the habitual conditions of her life she felt again resolute and irreproachable
Elizabeth saw even this last resource, her excellent dispositions and irreproachable
conduct, about to fail the accused, when, although violently agitated, she desired permission to address the court.