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 gentleman paid for your dinner.
"It's from the gentleman o'er there," he said and indicated a booth near the door with the tilt of his head.
But in a gentleman it's wonderful!
Andre was the only gentleman in this outfit and the only to take pity on her.
A gentleman in Philadelphia has just written to my teacher about a deaf and blind child in Paris, whose parents are Poles.
He had become the perfect gentleman, and that suited her fine.
There is now no doubt that William Gascoigne, a young gentleman of Yorkshire, was the first 1 Gran, History of Physical Astronomy, p. 449.
It's from the gentleman o'er there.
Fancy me carrying a turkey along the street! said the young gentleman; and he began to grow very angry.
Actually, Alex was a gentleman, but he was a man.
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.
She was relieved when an older gentleman cut in.
She's met a gentleman, struck up a 'literary conversation,' as she tells it, and he's asked her to drinks and dinner.
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.
But now that Kutuzov had spoken to the gentleman ranker, he addressed him with the cordiality of an old friend.
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.
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;.
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.
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 French gentleman, whose name I cannot remember, showed me the great French bronzes.
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.
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.
She was taking liberties he had been gentleman enough to resist.
This same gentleman appears on the list of backers of "After."
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.
They whispered conspiratorially about the "true" identity of the other guests—the bearded gentleman on the left, by the palm tree?
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.
Perhaps I'll call on this gentleman and ask him as I dally in Ohio.
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 thought Alex was always a gentleman," she said with a twinkle in her eye.
Denton was flashier, more polished and ever the gentleman in his behavior.
"The auditor wrote out a petition for you," continued Tushin, "and you ought to sign it and ask this gentleman to take it.
For portrait, see Gentleman's Magazine, lxiv.
Several monthly publications had come into existence since 1681, but perhaps the first germ of the magazine is to be found in the Gentleman's Journal (1691-1694) of Peter Motteux, which, besides the news of the month, contained miscellaneous prose and poetry.
Dr Samuel Jebb included antiquarian notices as well as literary reviews in his Bibliotheca literaria (1722-1724), previously mentioned, but the Gentleman's Magazine, founded in 1731, fully established, through the tact and energy of the publisher Edward Cave, the type of the magazine, from that time so marked a feature of English periodical literature.
The Gentleman's Magazine was continued by Cave's brother-in-law, David Henry, afterwards by John Nichols and his son.'
Cave appears to have been the first 2 The first series of the Gentleman's Magazine or Trader's Monthly Intelligencer, extended from January 1731 to December 1 735, 5 vols.; the Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle from January 1736 to December 1807, vols.
The Gentleman's Magazine Library, being a classified collection of the chief contents of the Gentleman's Magazine, from 1731 to 1868, is now being edited by Mr G.
Spurred by the success of the Gentleman's Magazine in England Benjamin Franklin founded the General Magazine (1741) at Philadelphia, but it expired after six monthly numbers had appeared.
Other magazines were the American Monthly Magazine (1833-1838), the Southern Literary Messenger (1834), Richmond, the Gentleman's Magazine (1837-1840), and the International Magazine (1850-1852), edited by R.
Fox supported the claim of the prince of Wales to the regency as a right, a doctrine which provoked Pitt into declaring that he would "unwhig the gentleman for the rest of his life."
Btilbring edited two unpublished works of Defoe, The Compleat English Gentleman (London, 1890) and Of Royall Education (London, 1905), from British Museum Add.
He contributed much to the Gentleman's Magazine and other periodicals.
WILLIAM SACHEVERELL (1638-1691), English statesman, son of Henry Sacheverell, a country gentleman, was born in 1638.
In his Letters Pliny presents us with a picture of the varied interests of a cultivated Roman gentleman.
The object of his choice (or rather of his second choice, for an earlier project of marriage had shortly before fallen through) was a Miss Jane Ewer, the daughter of a gentleman in Hertfordshire.
He poses too much as a fine gentleman, and is so anxious not to be taken for a pedant of the vulgar scholastic kind that he falls into the hardly more attractive pedantry of the aesthete and virtuoso.
He is even solicitous to show that his point of view is that of the cultivated gentleman and not of the specialist of any order.
Thus he tells us that Montaigne is the first French author whom an English gentleman is ashamed not to have read.
In fact, allusions to the necessary studies of a gentleman meet us constantly, reminding us of the unlikely erudition of the schoolboy in Macaulay.
Benckendorff is a loyal subject and a real gentleman.
JOHN KEMPE (c. 1 3 80 - 1 454), English cardinal, archbishop of Canterbury, and chancellor, was son of Thomas Kempe, a gentleman of 011antigh, in the parish of Wye near Ashford, Kent.
He was appointed a privy councillor, groom of the stole and first gentleman of the bedchamber, and though merely an irresponsible confidant, without a seat in parliament or in the cabinet, he was in reality prime minister, and the only person trusted with the king's wishes and confidence.
JOHN WILLIAMS (1582-1650), English archbishop and lord keeper, son of Edmund Williams of Conway, a Welsh gentleman of property, was born in March 1582 and educated at St John's College, Cambridge.
He served for a short time in the army of Prince Henry of Nassau, and in1660-1662was gentleman in ordinary to the queen of Bohemia (Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of James I.
having once suspected that he had done anything unbecoming a king by divine right and a gentleman.
The liberum veto was based on the assumption of the absolute political equality of every Polish gentleman, with the inevitable corollary that every measure introduced into the Polish diet must be adopted unanimously.
The old gentleman in his aristocratic imperiousness frequently reminds us of the amusing directions given by Sir John Wynne to his chaplain, quoted in Pennant's Tour in Wales.
The practical management of the royal stables and stud devolves on the chief or crown equerry, formerly called the gentleman of the horse, who is never in personal attendance on the sovereign and whose appointment is permanent.
In the beginning of 1 788 he returned home, and in the next year he attacked Peter Pindar (John Wolcot) in The Gentleman's Magazine in a poem in the manner of Pope, "On the Abuse of Satire."
He was a constant contributor to Notes and Queries, the Gentleman's Magazine and other antiquarian publications, and left an immense collection of MS. materials for a biographical history of Great Britain and Ireland.
The use of the fleur-de-lis in heraldry dates from the 12th century, soon after which period it became a very common charge in France, England and Germany, where every gentleman of coat-armour desired to adorn his shield Middle Ages.
An isolated portion, divided from the headland by a narrow chasm, is known as the Stack of Noup. Gentleman's Cave, 1 m.
The fault of the opposite school, on the other hand, is to disparage interpretation and to regard correction as the proper field of a scholar and gentleman.
9) it regards as perfect virtue, and defines the gentleman as the man to whom really good things are good and really honourable things honourable.
49) through Plato, who in the Gorgias (470 E) says that the gentleman is happy, and in the Republic (489 E) imputes to him the love of truth essential to philosophy.
He taunted this gentleman, Obeidullah by name, with being unable to write good Arabic. Under this provocation Obeidullah drew the sword.
preceptor; Warwick took up his charge in 1428; he trained his pupil to be a good man and refined gentleman, but he could not teach him kingship. As early as 1423 the baby king was made to appear at public functions and take his place in parliament.
On the subject of agriculture he wrote The Gentleman Farmer (1776).
Here, as elsewhere in the old time, a nobleman and a gentleman meant the same thing, namely, a man who under certain conditions of descent was entitled to armorial bearings.
° " Thursday, June 24th: His Majesty was pleased to confer the honour of knights banneret on the following flag officers and commanders under the royal standard, who kneeling kissed hands on the occasion: Admirals Pye and Sprye; Captains Knight, Bickerton and Vernon," Gentleman's Magazine (1773) xliii.
Ashmole cites authorities for the contention that knighthood ennobles, insomuch that whosoever is a knight it necessarily follows that he is also a gentleman; " for, when a king gives the dignity to an ignoble person whose merit he would thereby recompense, he is understood to have conferred whatsoever is requisite for the completing of that which he bestows."
By the common law, if a villein were made a knight he was thereby enfranchised and accounted a gentleman, and if a person under age and in wardship were knighted both his minority and wardship terminated.
The prelate has always been the bishop of Winchester; the chancellor was formerly the bishop of Salisbury, but is now the bishop of Oxford; the registrarship and the deanery of Windsor have been united since the reign of Charles I.; the king of arms, whose duties were in the beginning discharged by Windsor herald, is Garter Principal King of Arms; and the usher is the gentleman usher of the Black Rod.
The officers of the order are the dean, the secretary, Lyon King of Arms and the gentleman usher of the Green Rod.
In Europe and America it is much used for collar, long facings and cuffs of a gentleman's coat; such a set may cost from, 200 to boo, and in all probability will soon cost more.
spearian questions, which were printed in the Gentleman's For the events of Lee's military career briefly indicated Magazine, and in 1884 he published a book on Stratford-on-Avon.
He was of a sanguine-choleric temperament, and when untroubled and unvexed a bright and cheerful gentleman, easy to get on with, and however many people happened to be in the same room with him, he was never at a loss for an answer to every one of them."
In 1582 Coke married the daughter of John Paston, a gentleman of Suffolk, receiving with her a fortune of £30,000; but in six months he was left a widower.
THOMAS ROBERT MALTHUS (1766-1834), English economist, was born in 1766 at the Rookery, near Guildford, Surrey, a small estate owned by his father, Daniel Malthus, a gentleman of good family and independent fortune, of considerable culture, the friend and correspondent of Rousseau and one of his executors.
No opulent gentleman commoner, panting for oneand-twenty, could have treated the academical authorities with more gross disrespect.
humble companion in the house of a country gentleman; but a.
v.) on the Gentleman's Magazine.
With the medieval passion for adventure he combined the intellectual culture and freedom of a modern gentleman.
Some letters between Aubrey and Wood were given in the Gentleman's Magazine (3rd ser., ix.
Mr Aldis described him as a slender, modest young gentleman, who surprised him by his intelligence and thoughtfulness, but who seemed nervous as they walked to the meeting together.
"Ah yes," said Frederick, "I am obliged to keep that young gentleman in my eye."
Sir Thomas Gray, son of an English gentleman wounded in a rising at Lanark in May 1297, says that Wallace was chosen leader " by the commune of Scotland," and began operations by slaying Heselrig, sheriff of Clydesdale, at Lanark.
Wallace, in fact, was a gentleman of good education.
vi.; Gentleman's Magazine, 1837; Bolton Corney, Researches and Conjectures on the Bayeux Tapestry (1836-1838); A.
The death of his father had left him an estate of 1900 acres, the income from which (about £400) gave him the position of an independent country gentleman; and while engaged in the law he had added to his farms after the ambitious Virginia fashion, until, when he married in his thirtieth year, there were s000 acres all paid for; and almost as much more l came to him in 1773 on the death of his father-in-law.
Every Afghan gentleman can read and speak Persian, but beyond this acquirement education seems to be limited to the physical development of the youth by instruction in horsemanship and feats of skill.
ADAM LOFTUS (c. 1533-1605), archbishop of Armagh and Dublin, and lord chancellor of Ireland, the son of a Yorkshire gentleman, was educated at Cambridge.
Of the Calcutta colleges, that of Sanskrit was founded in 1824, when Lord Amherst was governor-general, the medical college by Lord William Bentinck in 1835, the Hooghly madrasa by a wealthy native gentleman in 1836.
Raja Dhuleep Singh received an allowance of £50,000 a year, on which he retired as a country gentleman to Norfolk in England.
The first person who succeeded in making achromatic refracting telescopes seems to have been Chester Moor Hall, a gentleman of Essex.
Gentleman's Magazine, 1790, part ii.
At the same time he was a thorough gentleman and grand seigneur.
Moawiya was a typical Arab sayyid (gentleman).
Montpelier, like Jefferson's Monticello and Monroe's Oak-Hill, was an expensive bit of "gentleman farming," which with his generous Virginia hospitality nearly ruined its owner financially.
To be a gentleman in Italy meant at this epoch to be a man acquainted with the rudiments at least of scholarship, refined in diction, capable of corresponding or of speaking in choice phrases, open to the beauty of the arts, intelligently interested in archaeology, taking for his models of conduct the great men of antiquity rather than the saints of the church.
It is further emphasized in a famous passage of the Orlando Innamorato where Boiardo compares the Italian ideal of an accomplished gentleman with the coarser type admired by nations of the north.
The general dissatisfaction received a somewhat unguarded and intemperate expression in a letter sent to the justices of Marlborough by a gentleman of the neighbourhood, named Oliver St John, 6 in which he denounced the attempt to raise funds in this way as contrary to law, reason and religion, as constituting in the king personally an act of perjury, involving in the same crime those who contributed, and thereby subjecting all parties to the curses levelled by the church at such offences.
The Yorkist faction seems to have been strongest in the eastern portion of the Principality, where the Mortimers were all-powerful, but later the close connexion of the house of Lancaster with Owen Tudor, a gentleman of Anglesea (beheaded in 1461) who had married Catherine of France, widow of Henry V., did much to invite Welsh sympathy on behalf of the claims of Henry Tudor his grandson, who claimed the English throne by right of his grandmother.
Within a few months of this culminating triumph, she was threatened with utter ruin by the discovery of a supposed liaison with her gentleman of the bedchamber, William Mons, a handsome and unscrupulous upstart, and the brother of a former mistress of Peter.
A Persian gentleman erected a cotton-spinning factory at Teheran in 1894 with expensive machinery; it turned out some excellent yarn but could not compete in price with imported yarns.
The first was published in 1557 at Evora, and professes to be the work of a Portuguese gentleman of Elvas, who had accompanied the expedition: Relacam verdadeira dos trabalhos g ho gouernador dõ Fernado d'Souto Fs' certos fidalgos portugueses passarom no d'scobrimeto da Provincia da Florida.
His father, Pons, comte de Fenelon, was a country gentleman of ancient lineage, large family and small estate.
His Semetic features are those of the Bedouin and he carries himself as straight and as loftily as any Arab gentleman.
William Pitt was educated at Eton, and in January 1727 was entered as a gentleman commoner at Trinity College, Oxford.
The best-known specimen of Pitt's eloquence, his reply to the sneers of Horatio Walpole at his youth and declamatory manner,which has found a place in somanyhandbooks of elocution, is evidently, in form at least, the work, not of Pitt, but of Dr Johnson, who furnished the report to the Gentleman's Magazine.
"When I heard," he said, "the gentleman lay down principles which placed the murderers of Alton side by side with Otis and Hancock, with Quincy and Adams, I thought these pictured lips (pointing to their portraits) would have broken into voice to rebuke the recreant American, the slanderer of the dead."
" by a gentleman of Cambridge" from Warburton, in which his friend and biographer, Richard Hurd, had a share (1757).
He has been generally described as a mere voluptuary, but Nubar Pasha spoke of him as a true Turkish gentleman of the old school.
While at supper about 6 o'clock an anonymous letter was brought by an unknown messenger which, having glanced at, he handed to Ward, a gentleman of his service and an intimate friend of Winter, the conspirator, to be read aloud.
But in June 1859 Palmerston returned to power, and it was on this occasion that he proposed to Cobden, one of his most constant opponents, to take office, and on the refusal of that gentleman Milner Gibson was appointed to the board of trade, although he had been the prime mover of the defeat of the government on the Conspiracy Bill.
Gilpin, Observations on Picturesque Beauty made in the Year 1776 in several Parts of Great Britain (1778); Essays on Prints and Early Engravings; Western Parts of England (1798), and other works on various districts; Gentleman's Magazine (1731-1868); E.
Robert promised to marry Eudoxia, daughter of the late emperor of Nicaea, Theodore Lascaris I., a lady to whom he had been betrothed on a former occasion; however, he soon repudiated this engagement, and married a French lady, already the fiancee of a Burgundian gentleman.
That officer, when over seventy years, and having already nine daughters and one son, because that son was a cripple, sought an alliance with a gentleman of the Yen clan, who had three daughters.
Craig, The History of Pittsburgh (Pittsburg, 1851); Early History of Western Pennsylvania and the West, by a gentleman of the bar - J.
In 1610 Donne formed the acquaintance of a wealthy gentleman, Sir Robert Drury of Hawsted, who offered him and his wife an apartment in his large house in Drury Lane.
In two of these (A Letter to a Gentleman in Holland, and Motion essential to Matter), ostensibly an attack on Spinoza, he anticipated some of the speculations of modern materialism.
Its gateway, erected in 1504, and remaining in St John's Square, served various purposes after the suppression of the monasteries, being, for example, the birthplace of the Gentleman's Magazine in 1731, and the scene of Dr Johnson's work in connexion with that journal.
Garnet was the author of a letter on the Martyrdom of Godfrey Maurice, alias John Jones, in Diego Yepres's Historia particular de la persecution de Inglaterra(1599); a Treatise of Schism, a MS. treatise in reply to A Protestant Dialogue between a Gentleman and a Physician; a translation of the Stemma Christi with supplements (1622); a treatise on the Rosary; a Treatise of Christian Renovation or Birth (1616).
It is the life of a modest, deep-hearted gentleman, whose highest ambition was to be a perfect man, and, through sympathy and love, to help others to be the same.
In 1604 Thomas Winter, at the instance of Catesby, in whose mind the gunpowder plot had now taken definite shape, introduced himself to Fawkes in Flanders, and as "a confident gentleman," "best able for this business," brought him on to England as assistant in the conspiracy.
SIR WILLIAM DUGDALE (1605-1686), English antiquary, was born at Shustoke, near Coleshill, in Warwickshire, on the 12th of September 1605, the son of a country gentleman of an old Lancashire stock; he was educated at Coventry.
1842), the Gentleman's Magazine (Jan.
James, Naval History; Gentleman's Magazine for 1853.
6, 1838), and beginning life as a country gentleman at Tocqueville, he thought to carry out the English ideal completely by standing for the chamber of deputies.
Requesens was only "a gentleman of cloak and sword" (caballero de capa y espada), though by the king's favour he was "grand commander" of the military order of Santiago in Castile.
When Main delved and Eve span Who was then the gentleman?
The leader was a gentleman named Owen ~ Glendower, who had the blood of the ancient kings of Gwynedd in his veins.
Even so, the issue of the struggle was for long doubtful, and there were moments when it might have ended by a policy of wise concession; but the Americans, though reduced at times to desperate straits, had the advantage of fighting in their own country, and above all they found in George Washington a leader after the model of the English country gentleman who had upheld the standard of liberty against the Stuarts, and worthy of the great cause for which they fought.
Published under the cover, of a pseudonym at Geneva in 1667, it was supposed to be addressed by a gentleman of Verona, Severinus de Monzambano, to his brother Laelius.
He graduated at Oxford in 1629, and in 1632 was appointed one of the royal commissioners for Canada, in which office he won the personal favour of Charles I., who appointed him a gentleman of the privy chamber.
"A man of ardent character, sanguine, courageous, speculative, fortunate, with a temper which no disappointment could disturb" (so Lord Beaconsfield described him), he soon made the beginnings of a handsome fortune and turned country gentleman.
It is known that Disraeli's private secretary, Mr Ralph Earle, quarrelled with him violently at about this time; and Sir William Fraser relates that, meeting Mr Earle, that gentleman said: "I know what your feelings must be about this Reform Bill, and I think it right to tell you that it was not Disraeli's bill, but Lord Derby's.
(3) Some Thoughts concerning Reading and Study for a Gentleman (1706, posthumous).
(4) Instructions for the Conduct of a Young Gentleman (1706, posthumous).
Locke includes it among the books necessary to the complete education of a gentleman.
His daughter Louise married against his will a gentleman of no rank, and this led to terrible family dissensions.
He contributed largely to The Gentleman's Magazine, The Monthly Review and The Library; and he had a good deal to do with the establishment and conduct of The New Annual Register.
" Being a gentleman," he said, " my father never refusid no child that any woman namyd to be his."
During his last days he lived as a private gentleman on a small pension given him by Henry IV., and he died in Paris on the 26th of August 1595.
his honor as a gentleman and the interests of his Pavia and kingdom.
He had retained all the habits of a country gentleman of his native Beam, careless, familiar, boastful, thrifty, cunning, combined since his sojourn at the court of the Valois with a taint of corruption.
Swift, in his reply, abused him for his want of manners in giving a gentleman the lie, answered his arguments seriatim, and declared that the evidence of the publication of another almanac was wholly irrelevant, "for Gadbury, Poor Robin, Dove and Way do yearly publish their almanacs, though several of them have been dead since before the Revolution."
In 1533 he left San Germano, and went to Rome, where he became tutor in the house of a Florentine gentleman named Galeotto Caccia.
he was emphatically a modern gentleman, of scrupulous courtesy, sportive gaiety, acquainted with what was going on in the world, taking a real interest in it, giving and getting information, very neatly dressed, with a shrewd common sense always alive about him, in a modern room with modern furniture, plain, it is true, but with no marks of poverty about it - in a word, with all the ease, the gracefulness, the polish of a modern gentleman of good birth, considerable accomplishments, and a very various information."
He was the son of a Norman gentleman of learning and distinction, who would have played a great part in politics "sans ses diables de nerfs," as Guizot said.
JOHN LILBURNE (c. 1614-1657), English political agitator, was the younger son of a gentleman of good family in the county of Durham.
An English gentleman of the distinguished Buckinghamshire family of Verney was for a time among them at Algiers.
She was nearly forty, and had already corresponded seriously with Mme de Motteville on the project of establishing a ladies' society "sans mariage et sans amour," when a young Gascon gentleman named Puyguilhem, afterwards celebrated as M.
He was the opposite of a gentleman, as far as she was concerned.
There were several other surprises in store for the gentleman had he managed to venture further into my home.
In spite of his kind words, the conversation left me with the feeling we'd disappointed this incredibly generous gentleman.
The door behind her opened, and Czerno stepped in, trailed by the older, silent gentleman with bright green eyes.
Years of devouring that fiction genre helped formulate a world where intrigue crept around every corner for the dapper gentleman.
While these endeavors had produced zero income, the activities endeared him to the local ladies of the historical society who fluttered around the dapper gentleman like chicks at feed time.
This handsome gentleman is going to suck your blood and you will enjoy his attention.
You were so sincere and kind, I couldn't say no to dinnerâ€¦ I had every intention of telling you at my house before we even went out, then you brought that beautiful orchid and you were such a gentleman.
They whispered conspiratorially about the "true" identity of the other guestsâ€”the bearded gentleman on the left, by the palm tree?
Sure, he was a pompous ass, but the truth is, he could have been a complete gentleman and I don't think it would have made any difference.
An amiable gentleman, Peter, has popped a message in the guestbook.
The benevolent gentleman left a further sum of $5000 to be divided among the poor.
abusive e-mails, he is such a nice gentleman.
This well known gentleman purchased other lands adjoining, and included these under the general title of Yorkhill estate.
In full tilt gentleman adventurer mode now that he has his own label, Jah Wobble is setting up sessions like a demon.
The ancestors of this gentleman have for ages obtained the distinguished appellation of Kings of Patterdale.
blameless black-coated gentleman?
The slightly Bohemian looking, disheveled old gentleman with the sad eyes became the symbol of the power of the mind.
Saunderson also inhabited the borderlands between the world of the Namierite independent country gentleman and modern mass politics, between Southern and Ulster Unionism.
For today we have Big Brother; gentleman Ben and the other castaways are last-year's loves.
clothing for the discerning gentleman.
The gentleman email hotmail email gmail com service service stanched his wound in terrible silence.
In 1635 he became a gentleman commoner at Christ Church, Oxford.
confounded when confronted by an elderly gentleman whose suit had seen better days. But that was long ago.
gentleman's constituency, and in constituencies up and down the country.
gentleman's constituents to fear and everything for this country to gain.
H enry Ireton was born at Attenborough, near Nottingham, the eldest of five sons of a minor country gentleman.
The interview is interrupted by a telephone call from the gentleman cracksman himself.
A gentleman in the audience had traveled from Cardiff to see this croup - how's that for enthusiasm?
An Eton man, Oxford graduate and rowing blue, Hugh is to many the quintessential slightly daffy English gentleman.
dapper gentleman from Canada.
always dapper and courteous, he was a gentleman photographer.
Gentleman on his early career move to join the Liberal democrats rather than the Labor party.
It was described in the Gentleman's Magazine " The very many disgusting if not depraved exhibitions of human nature in the paintings.
Brian tells of his temptation to use the derailleur when we passed him, but being the English gentleman, he resisted.
dilettante gentleman may mourn a loss of feminine delicacy.
In jeans and a short sleeved shirt, he is now the rural farming gentleman, his white djellaba hung on a peg somewhere.
dumpy man of 20 stone who liked to appear as a country gentleman of simple tastes.
much enfeebled, he remained there for three fruitless weeks before accepting the advice of an old gentleman to visit Holywell.
fox terriers - what a gentleman!
The first fuel cell was built in 1839 by Sir William Grove, a Welsh judge and gentleman scientist.
fusty private place - more akin to a Gentleman's Club.
gentleman on horseback.
Barry Gunner, as the reverend gentleman whose daughter is the first to be stricken by devil fever, has unusually good diction.
gentleman caller keep emailing each other.
gentleman farmer in such exquisite countryside.
Charmin ' Virginia gentleman way i figured that out hr she says to explore the.
Brian Lever Very sorry to hear of Dave's death; he was indeed a very sporting gentleman, with a quiet wit.
gentleman's remarks are drawn to the attention of my right hon.
gentleman's agreement with the police.
gentleman he entered Christ Church at Oxford University as a gentlemen commoner.
The spirit of the gentleman amateur flickers and dies in the harsh glare of searchlights over the Ruhr.
Gentleman has rather glossed over what I actually said, which is that we will meet our Kyoto targets.
goggle-eyed gentleman of military discount hotel a perplexed aspect, and his demeanor became unbearable.
So thank you ladies & gentleman & have a good evening.
governess in the family of a gentleman who had come to live in the neighborhood.
It seemed that the gentleman was no less a person than a Russian grand duke, in fact the exiled of the Tzar Nicholas.
The gentleman's stuffed chicken thigh was a work of art, which he devoured with his usual gusto.
Gentleman's remarks about being willing to support the industry have a rather hollow ring.
My previous vehicle was a Jap import, a Toyota Surf, in fact it did belong to a Japanese gentleman from Osaka.
The following account submitted to the Gentleman's Magazine recalls the incident thus: " Mr.
indentures of lease and release between this Elizabeth and George Brook, " a Shropshire gentleman " .
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Gentleman that compared to Hull, Kingston-upon-Thames looks rather leafy.
The gentleman at the bus stop probably didn't realize my wide-angle lens would capture him.
I had taken a loathing to my gentleman at first sight.
Ginger, Lois and Sparrow add a gentleman lodger to their vision of.. .
Gentleman would be pretty merciless if the answers were drafted and they turned out to be inaccurate.
moustache forget the little gray cells stirring inside the egg shaped head of the Belgian gentleman with a waxed mustache?
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peace activists attempted to detain the gentleman whose confederates then grabbed some chairs to swing.
They sent here a plenipotentiary, an honorable gentleman, very intelligent and possessing general confidence.
I remember a very pleasant elderly gentleman who frequented Victoria Park, who always had a pocketful of sweets for the children.
portly gentleman who had earlier visited his counting house?
We'll start, if you don't mind the unintentional pun, with the gentleman to my right.
He carries a rapier, the sword of a gentleman and again, even has a spare in the background of the image.
rapier combat was not a gentleman's affair.
Gentleman will tell us how many teachers are facing redundancy right now?
Gentleman's apparent reluctance to grant Government time for a debate on the subject.
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Comfortable residence pleasantly situated for the residence pleasantly situated for the residence of a gentleman.
Surely Pershing as well as Peter the Hermit was merely a rather restless gentleman who found his health improved by frequent change of scene.
reverend gentleman whose daughter is the first to be stricken by devil fever, has unusually good diction.
Just imagine: running around a space station as a british gentleman holding a rocket launcher!
rotund gentleman who asked what I was doing.
You mean the gentleman I was dancing the rumba with just now?
We stood inside the room for fully forty seconds, and the odd old gentleman did not look at us.
Gentleman mentions could be directly attributed to pensions is, with respect, somewhat simplistic.
The same can be said of his gentleman sleuth, Philo Vance.
soft-spoken, white-haired gentleman, John McKenzie, the chief engineer.
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This gentleman should have mentioned, in his account of the white stoats seen in summer, whether the tail was white or black.
stout gentleman with a knowledge of the river, which he seemed eager to impart.
He's a real sweetheart, a lovely man, a true gentleman.
Harvey sold the remainder of his term to Thomas Jumper, gentleman, who paid the rent and occupied the tenement from 1631.
A totally trustworthy gentleman called Johnny Quinn offered us a residency at the Ryde Castle Hotel on the Isle of Wight.
A quite unaccountable tragedy left this fine gentleman bereft of his good humor.
unintentional pun, with the gentleman to my right.
George Cavendish was gentleman usher to the famous Wolsey, and his brother, William, was the founder of the Dukedom of Devonshire.
For a gentleman of his standing it was essential to follow the current vogue for ' improvement ' .
Thirdly the gentleman warrior, carrying the weaponry of his Way.
white-haired gentleman seemed set to join them.
A gentleman said that a week ago he was the vilest wretch in the county, but now saved.
But the appeal of the king was like the voice of one crying in the wilderness, and not one gentleman in a hundred hastened to the assistance of the fatherland.
There is an account of his life in the Gentleman's Magazine for April (1742) by Dr Samuel Johnson.
ARTHUR RICHARD DILLON (1721-1807), French archbishop, was the son of Arthur Dillon (1670-1733), an Irish gentleman who became general in the French service.
The moral aspect has been given by Mr Swinburne in an epigram: - " Alfred was a terrible flirt and George did not behave as a perfect gentleman."
De' Ricci, deprived of the personal support of the grand-duke (now the emperor Leopold I.), exposed to pressure from Rome, and threatened with mob violence as a suspected destroyer of holy relics, resigned his see in 1791, and lived in Florence as a private gentleman until his death in 1810.
He took no part in politics, and wrote a pamphlet, "The Country Gentleman's Advice to his Son on the Subject of Party Clubs" (1755), cautioning young men against its snares.
For a time Whitefield was leader, and we find a reference to the "Whitefieldian and Wesleyan Methodists" in the Supplement to the Gentleman's Magazine for 1747, p. 619.
He writes: "In my tender yeares, and barneage in Sanct-Androis at the Schooles, having, on the one parte, contracted a loving familiaritie with a certaine Gentleman, &c. a Papist; And on the other part, being attentive to the sermons of that worthie man of God, Maister Christopher Goodman, teaching upon the Apocalyps, I was so mooved in admiration, against the blindnes of Papists, that could not most evidently see their seven hilled citie Rome, painted out there so lively by Saint John, as the mother of all spiritual whoredome, that not onely bursted I out in continual reasoning against my said familiar, but also from thenceforth, I determined with my selfe (by the assistance of Gods spirit) to employ my studie and diligence to search out the remanent mysteries of that holy Book: as to this houre (praised be the Lorde) I have bin doing at al such times as conveniently I might have occasion."
The first considerable improvement in the practice of that period was introduced by Jethro Tull, a gentleman of Berkshire, who about the year 1701 invented the drill, and whose Horse- 1 Chalmers' Caledonia, vol.
(See also A Narrative of the Late Battle before Worcester taken by a Gentleman of the Inns of Court from the mouth of Master Fiennes, 1642).
SIR WILLIAM JOHNSON (1715-1774), British soldier and American pioneer, was born in Smithtown, County Meath, Ireland, in 1715, the son of Christopher Johnson, a country gentleman.
Khan is still applied to semi-independent rulers, such as the khans of Russian Turkestan, or the khan of Kalat in Baluchistan, and is also used immediately after the name of rulers such as the sultan of Turkey; the meaning of the term has also extended downwards, until in Persia and Afghanistan it has become an affix to the name of any Mahommedan gentleman, like Esquire, and in India it has become a part of many Mahommedan names, especially when Pathan descent is claimed.
Thirdly, the emphasis of the Eudemian Ethics on the perfect virtue of gentlemanliness (KaXoKaya©ia) is a decidedly old-fashioned trait, which descended to Aristotle from the Greek notion of a gentleman who does his duty to his state (cf.
He became a frequent contributor to the Monthly Review, the Gentleman's Magazine, the AntiJacobin Review and the British Critic. He also wrote several articles for the third edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, and on the death of the editor, Cohn Macfarquhar, in 1793, was engaged to edit the remaining volumes.
Ã‚° " Thursday, June 24th: His Majesty was pleased to confer the honour of knights banneret on the following flag officers and commanders under the royal standard, who kneeling kissed hands on the occasion: Admirals Pye and Sprye; Captains Knight, Bickerton and Vernon," Gentleman's Magazine (1773) xliii.
His father, Erik Johansson of Rydboholm, "a merry and jocose gentleman," but, like all the Swedish Vasas, liable to sudden fierce gusts of temper, was one of the senators who voted for the deposition of Archbishop Trolle, at the riksdag of 1517 (see Sweden, History), for which act of patriotism he lost his head.
But expulsion is only resorted to in cases where members are guilty of offences rendering them unfit for a seat in the House, such as being in open rebellion, being guilty of forgery, perjury, fraud or breach of trust, misappropriation of public money, corruption, conduct unbecoming the character of an officer and a gentleman, &c. It is customary to order the member, if absent, to attend in his place, before an order is made for his expulsion (see May, Parliamentary Practice, 1906, p. 56 seq.).
His flight from the monastery of Sahagun, where his brother Sancho endeavoured to imprison him, his chivalrous friendship for his host Almanun of Toledo, caballero aunque mon, a gentleman although a Moor, the passionate loyalty of his vassal Peranzules and his brotherly love for his sister Urraca of Zamora, may owe something to the poet who took him for hero.
Refusing any salary and asking only the reimbursement of his expenses, he accepted the position, asking "every gentleman in the room," however, to remember his declaration that he did not believe himself to be equal to the command, and that he accepted it only as a duty made imperative by the unanimity of the call.
The first was published in 1557 at Evora, and professes to be the work of a Portuguese gentleman of Elvas, who had accompanied the expedition: Relacam verdadeira dos trabalhos g ho gouernador dÃµ Fernado d'Souto Fs' certos fidalgos portugueses passarom no d'scobrimeto da Provincia da Florida.
Salviati and Sagredo took their names from two of Galileo's early friends, the former a learned Florentine, the latter a distinguished Venetian gentleman; Simplicio ostensibly derived his from the Cilician commentator of Aristotle, but the choice was doubtless instigated by a sarcastic regard to the double meaning of the word.
"That was Mr. Jefferson," said the gentleman.
He jumped to his feet and looked up at the kind gentleman.
He deserves to be treated as a gentleman.
"Then how am I to get it home?" asked the young gentleman.
"Here, my friend, what shall I pay you?" said the young gentleman.
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.
A gentleman asked me what BEAUTY meant to my mind.
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.
Only let me report this gentleman's business, and I shall be at your disposal.
"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.
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.
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.
General Armfeldt has proposed a splendid position with an exposed rear, or why not this Italian gentleman's attack--very fine, or a retreat, also good!
"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.
Though I don't agree with the gentleman...
"Yes, go and find out!" shouted the angry gentleman.
The men soon accepted Pierre into their family, adopted him, gave him a nickname ("our gentleman"), and made kindly fun of him among themselves.
"Oh, she nearly knocked our gentleman's hat off!" cried the red-faced humorist, showing his teeth chaffing Pierre.
Wolzogen, noticing "the old gentleman's" agitation, said with a smile:
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.
Why, this gentleman's saber.
We'll start, if you do n't mind the unintentional pun, with the gentleman to my right.
Contrary to popular belief, rapier combat was not a gentleman 's affair.
Gentleman 's apparent reluctance to grant Government time for a debate on the subject.
The Gentleman 's Shop is an independent retailer of finest quality shaving requisites, grooming products and personal accessories.
Comfortable residence pleasantly situated for the residence of a gentleman.
Just imagine: running around a space station as a british gentleman holding a rocket launcher !
Whilst trying to work out the clue, I was accosted by a rotund gentleman who asked what I was doing.
The man who kept it all running was a soft-spoken, white-haired gentleman, John McKenzie, the chief engineer.
There was a stout gentleman with a knowledge of the river, which he seemed eager to impart.
The gentleman in question solved this delicate social problem by requesting a rope in a strangulated tone.
He 's a real sweetheart, a lovely man, a true gentleman.
The British press was nasty, seeing it as a battle of class -- an English gentleman against an American Jewish woman upstart.
For a gentleman of his standing it was essential to follow the current vogue for ' improvement '.
At one point a white-haired gentleman seemed set to join them.
If you would like to be endearing to a woman, make sure to act like a gentleman.
To support herself and her child, Anna worked as an exotic dancer at a Houston gentleman's club.
Many celebrities are portrayed in movies and on TV as smokers, but these gentleman are also hooked in real life.
With Madras print: Select a polo shirt in a solid color that matches a color in a pair of bright Madras print shorts or pants and any boy will look like a little gentleman.
From underage teenagers trying to look cool, to the older gentleman hoping to prove to the world he is still "bad", there are a wide variety of boozer tees available.
For the gentleman who desires custom dress shirts and suits made to his specifications, tailor-made clothing can still be found.
These are ideal for the gentleman who wishes to wear his bow tie in a less formal setting.
For example, the aforementioned Members Only jacket makes a great gift for the avid '80s aficionado, while a classic smoking jacket might please the dapper gentleman with a taste for luxurious garments.
Among the few fashion essentials every gentleman should own, designer coats for men rank high.
This so-called golden age in history conjures images of classy, dapper, smart gentleman for a reason!
A hard-wearing, sustainable, comfortable and smart jacket, it is now one of the defining features of the "English country gentleman."
Today, men's tweed jackets are still recognized as the sign of an "English country gentleman" and thus add a little class to whomever is wearing them.
A gentleman usually wore gloves and everyone wore hats.
Many specialty stores offer preseason sales or hold special promotional events like Boys' Nights or Gentleman's sales.
One of my favorite stories is a gentleman that didn't start competing until his 80s; he is now 93 competing in track and field, and setting numerous world, American and NSGA records.
A gentleman will always look classic and distinguished with simple jewelry such as a watch and wedding band, while a lady can opt for pearls or chunkier, natural stone styles.
My husband Randy and I purchased SunglassWarehouse.com from a gentleman in Florida in January 2006.
When the gentleman would retire to the study after a meal (because, of course, where else would you retire to?) to have their Cognac and brandy, the ladies would also partake with a Champagne cocktail.
In addition to a full range of hair services, the salon also offers waxing, nail services, facials, and gentleman's treatments.
Fekkai for Men: This lineup of gentleman's grooming products boasts a clean scent and thickening agents.
Similarly, a younger gentleman might want to follow trends, while one beyond his teens and twenties might not consider trendiness to be all that important.
MG: Yes, although a couple of young gentleman have done at least part of the study.
This, especially to the gentleman who may be concerned about his legs, can provide a lot of comfort.
Similarly, the gentleman who takes great pride in his legs and spends a lot of time working them out in the gym may prefer a shorter cut trunk.
For the fashion minded gentleman, a square cut swimsuit offers a wide array of colors to choose from.
Golf, traditionally a gentleman's game, has fully welcomed women over the past couple of decades.
Every major costume shop sells colonial costumes, so you should browse to see what you like - whether it's a Pilgrim costume or a little gentleman or lady.
Perhaps one site says not to expect men to notice you until the stars have changed, but another one predicts you'll meet a handsome gentleman before the day is out.
Hi Lori,I am a 54 year old female and recently I met a 58 year old gentleman on a dating site I am a member of.
It appears from your question, that you and your gentleman friend have been very candid with each other sexually.
For example, a simple teddy bear or other stuffed animal can easily convey the gentleman's intention when the ring is fastened to a ribbon around its neck.
In reality, the idea that an engagement ring should be such an expensive piece of jewelry is the modern interpretation of a bride price, or the gentleman proving that he is financially able to care for his future wife.
It also cemented the fact that diamonds should be big by hinting that the gentleman should spend three months' salary on the rock.
It was the first time you've ever been anything with me but a perfect gentleman.
As long as I'm in the area, perhaps I'll have a chat with the gentleman.
We had disappointed this incredibly generous gentleman.
Then, low and behold, another visitor arrives to call on the popular gentleman!
It was a long conversation with the old gentleman.
Always polite, always a gentleman.
The gentleman's agreement between them had been tested and proven solid.
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.
See further the article Gentleman.
Following his own wishes, though with his father's consent, he had early in 1760 projected a Continental tour as the completion " of an English gentleman's education."
Another, Daniel Neal, in 1720, found Boston conversation " as polite as in most of the cities and towns in England, many of their merchants having the advantage of a free conversation with travellers; so that a gentleman from London would almost think himself at home at Boston, when he observes the number of people, their houses, their furniture, their tables, their dress and conversation, which perhaps is as splendid and showy as that of the most considerable tradesmen in London."
For Charles de Beauvillier, gentleman of the chamber to the king, governor and bailli of Blois, the estate of Saint Aignan was created a countship in 1537.
Catherine's name soon began to be coupled with that of Owen Tudor, a Welsh gentleman, and in 1428 Humphrey, duke of Gloucester, secured the passing of an act to prevent her from marrying without the consent of the king and council.
Towards 1637 he came to Italy, was hospitably received at Milan by a Burgundian gentleman, and entered, and for three years remained in, the French military service.
Of all his portraits of adventurous sailors, "Gentleman Chucks" in Peter Simple and "Equality Jack" in Mr Midshipman Easy are the most famous, but he created many other types which take rank among the characteristic figures in English fiction.
An Italian contc may or may not be a gentleman; he has long ceased, qua count, to have any social prestige, and his rank is not recognized by the Italian government.
He was asked in 1709 to conduct a rich young gentleman to Dresden, and on his return journey he lectured at Leipzig, Halle and Hamburg.
When he arrived in the country, the Danish language was never heard in a gentleman's house.
Learning, indeed, was often ridiculed as pedantry in a gentleman of good family.
He was a typical fighting gentleman of the period.
His relative James Stanhope (afterwards first Earl Stanhope), the king's favourite minister, procured for him the place of gentleman of the bedchamber to the prince of Wales.
He declined any knowledge of the Apology for a late Resignation, in a Letter from an English Gentleman to his Friend at The Hague, which ran through four editions in 1748, but there is little doubt that he was, at least in part, the author.
Voltaire was not humble enough to be a mere butt, as many of Frederick's led poets were; he was not enough of a gentleman to hold his own place with dignity and discretion; he was constantly jealous both of his equals in age and reputation, such as Maupertuis, and of his juniors and inferiors, such as Baculard D'Arnaud.
At Les Daces (which he sold in 1765) he had become a householder on no small scale; at Ferney (which he increased by other purchases and leases) he became a complete country gentleman, and was henceforward known to all Europe as squire of Ferney.
JOHN AUBREY (1626-1697), English antiquary, was born at Easton Pierse or Percy, near Malmesbury, Wiltshire, on the 12th of March 1626, his father being a country gentleman of considerable fortune.
The chief authority for Ferguson's life is the Biographical Sketch by John Small 0864); see also Public Characters (1799-1800); Gentleman's Magazine, i.
On his return to Russia he served for two years without any salary as chief gentleman of the Bedchamber at the court of Anne of Courland, and in 1721 succeeded Vasily Dolgoruki as Russian minister at Copenhagen.
He is described as a grand specimen of the Rajput gentleman, and "the most conservative prince in conservative Rajputana."
While this class of literature had devoted itself chiefly to the finesses of the language, another set of works was given to meeting the requirements of moral education and the training of a gentleman.
See an obituary notice in the Gentleman's Magazine (Feb.
In April 1732 the leading metropolitan publishers, jealous of the interloper Cave, started the London Magazine, or Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer (1732-1784), which had a long and prosperous career.
For the gentleman who prefers to travel in style, this is the perfect gift!
If the gentleman in question happens to be both of these things, there's something for him, as well.
Slightly fewer card slots may be a downside for some, but otherwise this attractive Slim Leather Wallet with Contrast Trim is a handsome choice for any stylish gentleman.