That night they slept under the stars - Bordeaux a respectable distance from her, but close enough to assist if anything went wrong in the night.
She had changed into respectable clothes and looked painfully beautiful.
If all their conversations in the three months he had been coming to the diner were put together, it was doubtful that they would make a respectable paragraph.
It sounds like he's a respectable person who likes to keep to his self.
The crowd was respectable although it looked smaller due to the large size of the building.
However, he was pleased to keep up a fairly respectable pace, at least a few notches above the embarrassing level.
Yet the opposition gained recruits among all the ablest and most respectable Tuscans.
He accelerated the process of substituting Normans for Englishmen in all preferments of importance; and although his nominees were usually respectable, it cannot be said that all of them were better than the men whom they superseded.
Jodocus) Menig, was born at Fulda, of poor but respectable parents, on the 13th of December 1499.
His power was reduced in the 6th century, when he was deprived of his authority over the Orient diocese, and became civil governor of Syria Prima, retaining his "respectable" rank.
As in France, however, there are some Italian conti whose titles are respectable, and even illustrious, from their historic associations.
Under the patronage of that admiral, he arrived at Rio de Janeiro in 1558 with a train of numerous and respectable colonists.
It was not entirely a bed of roses, for the "respectable Emily's" temper was violent, and after a time she sought lovers who were not so much des cerebraux as Voltaire.
He was admitted to the bar in 1845, and practised law, first at Lower Sandusky (now Fremont), and then at Cincinnati, where he won a very respectable standing, and in1858-1861served as city solioitor.
"A nice country this is," he grumbled, "where a respectable horse has to eat pink grass!"
"And thought you were respectable!" said another.
Often if an accident happens to a gentleman's legs, they can be mended; but if a similar accident happens to the legs of his pantaloons, there is no help for it; for he considers, not what is truly respectable, but what is respected.
It is simpler and more respectable to omit it.
Farmers are respectable and interesting to me in proportion as they are poor--poor farmers.
Beside, there is something essentially unclean about this diet and all flesh, and I began to see where housework commences, and whence the endeavor, which costs so much, to wear a tidy and respectable appearance each day, to keep the house sweet and free from all ill odors and sights.
It is said that the British Empire is very large and respectable, and that the United States are a first-rate power.
But no: I find that the respectable man, so called, has immediately drifted from his position, and despairs of his country, when his country has more reason to despair of him.