gentlemanly person

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  • A gentlemanly person, with an air of culture, advanced to meet him. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 78, April, 1864, by Various
  • She found him to be a gentlemanly person of great good sense and delicacy of feeling. Cited from Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain, by William Carleton
  • In short, every facility of enjoyment would be afforded that the most gentlemanly person could possibly desire. Cited from Mudfog and Other Sketches, by Charles Dickens
  • Later on, she married a most respectable and gentlemanly person. Cited from The Works of Rudyard Kipling/One Volume Edition/12
  • We saw but one presentiment of the man-a quiet, patient, industrious and most gentlemanly person. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V1[Raven Edition]
  • He was a very gentlemanly person, good-natured and superior. Cited from 'Twixt Land & Sea, by Joseph Conrad
  • When it sits with its arms folded it looks like a gentlemanly person in a close-fitting fur suit. Cited from The Golden Chersonese and The Way Thither, by Bird
  • A more gentlemanly person, a more intelligent mind, a meeker and more believing spirit, I have not met this many a day. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 6, No. 35, September, 1860, by Various
  • That face under the old-fashioned travelling-cap may be that of a prime minister, and that other gentlemanly person a swindling bank-director flying from justice. Cited from A Day's Tour, by Percy Fitzgerald
  • In the absence of such an individual, the usual practice is to Nooker the quietest and most gentlemanly person in company. Cited from Reprinted Pieces, by Charles Dickens
  • He was a small, quiet, gentlemanly person, whom I regret I cannot, consistently with historical truth, show up as a Crummles. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 9, No. 51, January, 1862, by Various
  • That same afternoon his gentlemanly person swung dangling from a gnarled pine-tree limb, and his frightened soul had fled into outer darkness. Cited from The New Penelope and Other Stories and Poems, by Frances Fuller Victor
  • Meantime a most gentlemanly person, of whose presence we were at first ignorant, would occasionally descend from the stage top, look at us compassionately, ask if anything was wanted, and take leave. Cited from The World As I Have Found It, by Mary L. Day Arms
  • He is an intelligent and gentlemanly person, and was Mayor two years ago, and has done a great deal to make peace between the University and the town, heretofore bitterly inimical. Cited from English Notebooks, V2, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • I found him a very gentlemanly person, and very willing to show me anything of interest about the observatory; but they make no regular series of astronomical observations, other than those required for the commerce of Liverpool. Cited from Maria Mitchell: Life, Letters, and Journals, by Maria Mitchell
  • In a little ante-room adjoining the chamber to which Wilford had been conveyed, I found the surgeon, who seemed an intelligent and gentlemanly person. Cited from Frank Fairlegh, by Frank E. Smedley
  • The Chief of the Brigands -- a most gentlemanly person -- glanced at my coat with a slight shudder of pain, and then raised his eyes to my head-gear. Cited from Punch, Vol. 100, 13 June 1891, ed. by Sir Francis Burnand
  • Beauchamp thanked the good-natured clergyman, and spoke approvingly of him to his bride, as an agreeable well-bred gentlemanly person. Cited from Beauchamps Career by George Meredith, v7
  • He saw before him a tall, thin, fair-complexioned, gentlemanly person, whose light hair was slightly silvered, and whose dark brown eyes, in such strange contrast to the blond hair, were bent with interest upon him. Cited from Ishmael, by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • Her familiarity with her master, who, it appears, was a very fine looking, gentlemanly person, had rendered her very impatient of her former menial employments, and she soon became virtually the mistress of the house. Cited from Life in the Clearings vs. the Bush,Mrs. Moodie
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