A gentleman gave me a beautiful card.
If you decide to leave, I will respect that, but be a gentleman about it.
I'm sure you can, but please allow a gentleman the gesture.
Alex was the perfect gentleman, whether with his family or away from them.
The young gentleman was surprised and ashamed.
The word "gentleman" has lost its original meaning in a variety of other uses, while the word "nobleman" has come to be confined to members of the peerage and a few of their immediate descendants.
A French gentleman, whose name I cannot remember, showed me the great French bronzes.
A gentleman in Philadelphia has just written to my teacher about a deaf and blind child in Paris, whose parents are Poles.
In 1637 he went as a gentleman-commoner to Exeter College, Oxford, where he remained about a year.
In 1721 he entered Merton College, Oxford, as a gentleman commoner, and studied philosophy, mathematics, French, Italian and music. He afterwards studied law at the Inner Temple, but was never called to the bar.
CHARLES LUCAS (1713-1771), Irish physician and politician, was the son of a country gentleman of small means in Co.
He was described by Sir Philip Warwick on this occasion: - "I came into the House one morning well clad and perceived a gentleman speaking whom I knew not, very ordinarily apparelled; for it was a plain cloth suit which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor; his linen was plain and not very clean;.
Among the very numerous modern studies may be named an essay by Leigh Hunt entitled "The Gentleman Saint" (The Seer, pt.
In Queen Anne's reign, in his old age, he is described as "a gentleman of admirable natural parts, great knowledge and experience in the affairs of his own country, but of no reputation with any party.
That coat-armour has been lavishly granted and often assumed without right, that the word "gentleman" has acquired various secondary senses, proves nothing; that is the natural result of a state of things in which the status of gentry carries with it no legal advantage, and yet is eagerly sought after on social grounds.
See also the articles Titles Of Honour, Peerage, Feudalism, Gentleman, Duke, Count, &C.
"Yes, here is your money," answered the young gentleman; "and send it to my house at once."
Fancy me carrying a turkey along the street! said the young gentleman; and he began to grow very angry.
"I live at Number 39, Blank Street," answered the young gentleman; "and my name is Johnson."
I have often held in my hand a little model of the Plymouth Rock which a kind gentleman gave me at Pilgrim Hall, and I have fingered its curves, the split in the centre and the embossed figures "1620," and turned over in my mind all that I knew about the wonderful story of the Pilgrims.
It was a lovely cape crocheted, for me, by an old gentleman, seventy-five years of age.
TO MRS. KATE ADAMS KELLER South Boston, April 13, 1893. ...Teacher, Mrs. Pratt and I very unexpectedly decided to take a journey with dear Dr. Bell Mr. Westervelt, a gentleman whom father met in Washington, has a school for the deaf in Rochester.
A gentleman asked me what BEAUTY meant to my mind.
They have now about 100 books and about $55 in money, and a kind gentleman has given us land on which to erect a library building.
The other day, I met a deaf Norwegian gentleman, who knows Ragnhild Kaata and her teacher very well, and we had a very interesting conversation about her.
He saw a gentleman whom he presumed to be the director, and told him about Helen.
He says the gentleman was not particularly interested, but said he would see if anything could be done.
Unlike Laura Bridgman, she is fond of gentlemen, and we notice that she makes friends with a gentleman sooner than with a lady.
He had Pierre at hand in Moscow and procured for him an appointment as Gentleman of the Bedchamber, which at that time conferred the status of Councilor of State, and insisted on the young man accompanying him to Petersburg and staying at his house.
While Prince Andrew went to report about the purple-faced general, that gentleman--evidently not sharing Boris' conception of the advantages of the unwritten code of subordination--looked so fixedly at the presumptuous lieutenant who had prevented his finishing what he had to say to the adjutant that Boris felt uncomfortable.
"I make bold to ask your excellency to move a little for this gentleman," said the postmaster, entering the room followed by another traveler, also detained for lack of horses.
"The auditor wrote out a petition for you," continued Tushin, "and you ought to sign it and ask this gentleman to take it.
Hardly had he passed an angle of the wood before a stout gentleman in a beaver cap came riding toward him on a handsome raven-black horse, accompanied by two hunt servants.
But instead of all that--here he was, the wealthy husband of an unfaithful wife, a retired gentleman-in-waiting, fond of eating and drinking and, as he unbuttoned his waistcoat, of abusing the government a bit, a member of the Moscow English Club, and a universal favorite in Moscow society.
As she looked and thought, the strangest fancies unexpectedly and disconnectedly passed through her mind: the idea occurred to her of jumping onto the edge of the box and singing the air the actress was singing, then she wished to touch with her fan an old gentleman sitting not far from her, then to lean over to Helene and tickle her.
After some minutes, the gentleman-in-waiting who was on duty came into the great reception room and, bowing politely, asked Balashev to follow him.
The door opened, a gentleman-in-waiting, bending respectfully, handed the Emperor his hat and gloves; another brought him a pocket handkerchief.
Petya decided to go straight to where the Emperor was and to explain frankly to some gentleman-in-waiting (he imagined the Emperor to be always surrounded by gentlemen-in-waiting) that he, Count Rostov, in spite of his youth wished to serve his country; that youth could be no hindrance to loyalty, and that he was ready to...
While dressing, Petya had prepared many fine things he meant to say to the gentleman-in- waiting.
"You've crushed the young gentleman!" said the clerk.
Petya too would have run there, but the clerk who had taken the young gentleman under his protection stopped him.
The men soon accepted Pierre into their family, adopted him, gave him a nickname ("our gentleman"), and made kindly fun of him among themselves.
But in a gentleman it's wonderful!
There's a gentleman for you!
An old gentleman wearing a star and another official, a German wearing a cross round his neck, approached the speaker.
I'll fetch a piece of cloth at once for such an honorable gentleman, or even two pieces with pleasure.
On the third day after Kutuzov's report a country gentleman arrived from Moscow, and news of the surrender of Moscow to the French spread through the whole town.
All the Russians confined with Pierre were men of the lowest class and, recognizing him as a gentleman, they all avoided him, more especially as he spoke French.
She was taking liberties he had been gentleman enough to resist.
This same gentleman appears on the list of backers of "After."
It's from the gentleman o'er there.
The gentleman paid for your dinner.
"Which gentleman?" she asked.
Gentleman, do not underestimate me.
The Fred O'Connor Cyber Cafe was unplugged from electronic connection to the world at large, as the old gentleman was taking his sweet time moving his belongings downstairs.
He's a Spanish gentleman, very distinguished looking.
Ever the gentleman, Wynn cleared the table and returned with two drinks: warm, spiced wine.
Andre was the only gentleman in this outfit and the only to take pity on her.
This handsome gentleman is going to suck your blood and you will enjoy his attention.
He had become the perfect gentleman, and that suited her fine.
They whispered conspiratorially about the "true" identity of the other guests—the bearded gentleman on the left, by the palm tree?
Country gentleman with equal credit.
There is now no doubt that William Gascoigne, a young gentleman of Yorkshire, was the first 1 Gran, History of Physical Astronomy, p. 449.
He entered the House of Commons as Liberal member for Berwick-on-Tweed in 1885, but he was best known as a country gentleman with a taste for sport, and as amateur champion tennis-player.
The remote descendant of a duke, even though he may chance to be heir presumptive to the dukedom, is in no way distinguished from any other gentleman; it is even possible that he may not hold the social rank of gentleman.
P. Shirley, Noble and Gentle Men (1860); Gneist, Adel and Ritterschaft in England (Berlin, 1853); Sir George Sitwell, "The English Gentleman," in the Ancestor (No.
His father, Don Francisco de Valenzuela, a gentleman of Ronda, had been compelled to flee from Spain in consequence of a brawl, and had enlisted as a soldier in Naples, where he married Dona Leonora de Encisa.
But Gibbon's friends in a few weeks discovered that the new tutor preferred the pleasures of London to the instruction of his pupils, and in this perplexity decided to send him prematurely to Oxford, where he was matriculated as a gentleman commoner of Magdalen College, 3rd April 1752.
In 2778 the Few Remarks by a Gentleman (Francis Eyre), the Reply of Loftus, the Letters of Apthorpe and the Examination of Davies appeared.
Profane cursing and swearing is made punishable by the Profane Oaths Act 1745, which directs the offender to be brought before a justice of the peace, and fined five shillings, two shillings or one shilling, according as he is a gentleman, below the rank of gentleman, or a common labourer, soldier, &c.
CHADERTON, LAURENCE (?1536-1640), Puritan divine, was born at Lees Hall, in the parish of Oldham, Lancashire, probably in September 1536, being t41e second son of Edmund Chaderton, Scale, 1:3,350,000 o lo Miles 50 to ...mostly a gentleman of an ancient and wealthy family, and a zealous Catholic. Under the tuition of Laurence Vaux, a priest, he became an able scholar.
His violent disposition now led him to quarrel with a country gentleman who had insulted his sister, and his semi-exile was changed by lettre de cachet into imprisonment in the Chateau d'If.
At a place where two roads crossed, they saw a tall gentleman coming to meet them.
About an hour later, a well-dressed gentleman came into the hotel and said, "I wish to see Mr. Jefferson."
"Who is that polite old gentleman who carried my turkey for me?" he asked of the market man.
Teacher told me about kind gentleman I shall be glad to read pretty story I do read stories in my book about tigers and lions and sheep.
I saw a great many statues, and the gentleman gave me an angel.
I look upon England today as an old gentleman who is travelling with a great deal of baggage, trumpery which has accumulated from long housekeeping, which he has not the courage to burn; great trunk, little trunk, bandbox, and bundle.
East of my bean-field, across the road, lived Cato Ingraham, slave of Duncan Ingraham, Esquire, gentleman, of Concord village, who built his slave a house, and gave him permission to live in Walden Woods;--Cato, not Uticensis, but Concordiensis.
They said that a gentleman farmer, who was behind the scenes, wanted to double his money, which, as I understood, amounted to half a million already; but in order to cover each one of his dollars with another, he took off the only coat, ay, the skin itself, of Walden Pond in the midst of a hard winter.
And indeed everybody in the room looked with a smile of pleasure at the jovial old gentleman, who standing beside his tall and stout partner, Marya Dmitrievna, curved his arms, beat time, straightened his shoulders, turned out his toes, tapped gently with his foot, and, by a smile that broadened his round face more and more, prepared the onlookers for what was to follow.
But now that Kutuzov had spoken to the gentleman ranker, he addressed him with the cordiality of an old friend.
Soon after his arrival Prince Andrew, as a gentleman of the chamber, presented himself at court and at a levee.
Instead of an enemy, Nicholas found in Ilagin a stately and courteous gentleman who was particularly anxious to make the young count's acquaintance.
She was relieved when an older gentleman cut in.
He was no gentleman, and she'd best keep that in mind.
Perhaps I'll call on this gentleman and ask him as I dally in Ohio.
A dog-walking elderly gentleman swore he sighted the much publicized blue van and the search swung to that area.
"It's from the gentleman o'er there," he said and indicated a booth near the door with the tilt of his head.
He'd never been mistaken for a gentleman, but the woman shimmered with a sweet, pure aura that made him feel obliged to behave.
Yeah. I wouldn't be no gentleman if I told you her name but she wasn't just some pig.
A fine gentleman, most certainly.
I don't mind if you have more than one, but now that we're married, I don't intend to be as much a gentleman as the last time you drank manhattans.
"You never do give the old gentleman the credit he deserves," she smiled.
Actually, Alex was a gentleman, but he was a man.
He had retired at an early age from the army and was living an idle life at home as a gentleman farmer.
A tract entitled The Desertion discuss'd in a Letter to a Country Gentleman (1688), in answer to Bishop Burnet's defence of King William's position.
This fact is overshadowed in England, partly by the habitual use of the word "gentleman" (q.v.) in various secondary uses, partly by the prevalent confusion between ai dg retry.
She's met a gentleman, struck up a 'literary conversation,' as she tells it, and he's asked her to drinks and dinner.
He sounded like a handsome looking gentleman, but I really couldn't tell you.
"I thought Alex was always a gentleman," she said with a twinkle in her eye.
Solange, who inherited all her mother's wild blood with none of her genius, on the eve of a marriage that had been arranged with a Berrichon gentleman, ran away with Clesinger, a sculptor to whom she had sat for her bust.
Denton was flashier, more polished and ever the gentleman in his behavior.