ungentlemanly


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not befitting a gentleman

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Captain, and what an ungentlemanly visitor in an honourable house.
"I'll try, but it was a very ungentlemanly thing to do, I didn't think you could be so sly and malicious, Laurie," replied Meg, trying to hid her maidenly confusion under a gravely reproachful air.
"'The wives and daughters of these incomparably great and wise magi,'" continued Scheherazade, without being in any manner disturbed by these frequent and most ungentlemanly interruptions on the part of her husband -- "'the wives and daughters of these eminent conjurers are every thing that is accomplished and refined; and would be every thing that is interesting and beautiful, but for an unhappy fatality that besets them, and from which not even the miraculous powers of their husbands and fathers has, hitherto, been adequate to save.
Winkle, who had had time to deliberate upon his answer, 'because, Sir, you described an intoxicated and ungentlemanly person as wearing a coat which I have the honour, not only to wear but to have invented--the proposed uniform, Sir, of the Pickwick Club in London.
The world had thrown up a new type of gentleman altogether--a gentleman of most ungentlemanly energy, a gentleman in dusty oilskins and motor goggles and a wonderful cap, a stink-making gentleman, a swift, high-class badger, who fled perpetually along high roads from the dust and stink he perpetually made.
"SIR--Although you have forfeited by your ungentlemanly conduct toward myself, and your heartlessly mischievous reception of my dear wife, all claim upon the forbearance of the most forbearing of your relatives, I am disposed, from motives of regard for the tranquillity of Mrs.
"What pleasure you boys can find in such ungentlemanly things, I don't see," said Fanny, who was evidently out of sorts.
Tom Brown was one of these; and as it is our well-weighed intention to give a full, true, and correct account of Tom's only single combat with a school-fellow in the manner of our old friend Bell's Life, let those young persons whose stomachs are not strong, or who think a good set- to with the weapons which God has given us all an uncivilized, unchristian, or ungentlemanly affair, just skip this chapter at once, for it won't be to their taste.
It seems grossly ungentlemanly to be speculating on the dating lives of others, but let us quickly remind each other why this is important.
It is ungentlemanly of Datuk Seri Najib Razak to resort to name-calling in his criticism of the current government, Mohamad Sabu said today.
The PMS officers termed it a silent protest against 'the perpetual betrayal, apathy and ungentlemanly behaviour of the DMG (PAS) officers' towards them.
In Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler's Defeat, Giles Milton records how Churchill relied upon a group of war-minded thinkers and warriors to prepare for the Battle of Britain and wreak havoc behind enemy lines throughout the war.
Edinburgh need a new pits phone now and I've been fined for ungentlemanly conduct."
Russia stopped using an Iranian air base for launching airstrikes on Syria for the time being, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman said Aug 22, just hours after the Iranian Defense Minister criticized Moscow for having "kind of show-off and ungentlemanly" attitude by publicizing their actions.
Summary: Russia stopped using an Iranian air base for launching airstrikes on Syria for the time being, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday, just hours after the Iranian Defense Minister criticized Moscow for having "kind of show-off and ungentlemanly" attitude by publicizing their actions.