gentlemanly way

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  • It is very hard to explain such things in a gentlemanly way. Cited from Humanly Speaking, by Samuel McChord Crothers
  • Dying would be a much more gentlemanly way of meeting the difficulty. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 10, August, 1858, by Various
  • Three to four hundred country-folk had gone by gently and in a gentlemanly way. Cited from The Open Air, by Richard Jefferies
  • Beyond doubt he had acted in a gentlemanly way; but his voice lacked something. Cited from The House of Cobwebs and Other Stories, by George Gissing
  • Go on squeezing money out of the poor in your gentlemanly way. Cited from The Schoolmaster and Other Stories, by Anton Chekhov
  • He knows how to get drunk in the most gentlemanly way and his judgment about women is sometimes very shrewd. Cited from Sally Bishop, by E. Temple Thurston
  • If he does it in a gentlemanly way, I may-- No, no, I won't. Cited from The Inspector-General, by Nicolay Gogol
  • Then he tried to find out, in a gentlemanly way, how I contrived to be so mixed up with his family. Cited from Uncle Max, by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • This one confirmed her fears about herself in a very gentlemanly way and reaped his reward on the spot. Cited from Somewhere in Red Gap, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • He bore himself in a quiet, gentlemanly way throughout, like the admirable villain that he was. Cited from The Hoosier Schoolmaster, by Edward Eggleston
  • And if you think I'm obliged to you for hanging me in a gentlemanly way, you're wrong there too. Cited from The Devil's Disciple, by George Bernard Shaw
  • But a well-meaning gentleman of good antecedents means well in a gentlemanly way and in the light of good antecedents. Cited from Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation, by Thorstein Veblen
  • We don't curse in the same gentlemanly way and we splash out what we think and don't wear two faces like his set. Cited from The Workingman's Paradise, by John Miller
  • "But he ordered me about as though I were a servant, instead of requesting me to do things in a gentlemanly way." Cited from "Forward, March", by Kirk Munroe
  • Ranald came to help her in his quiet, gentlemanly way, dabbing up the thick brown stream with his table-napkin. Cited from The Bars of Iron, by Ethel May Dell
  • Mr. Bruce has dealt with me and many other fishermen in a most honourable and gentlemanly way. Cited from Second Shetland Truck System Report, by Guthrie
  • In his gentlemanly way he had risen and told her he was sorry he had been in her way, and then had sunk weakly back again. Cited from A Lover in Homespun, by F. Clifford Smith
  • And you can do it in a gentlemanly way, accordin' to the programme we've mapped out. Cited from The Skipper and the Skipped, by Holman Day
  • Mackinnon was famous for practical jokes; which were, however, always played in a gentlemanly way. Cited from Reminiscences of Captain Gronow, by Captain Gronow
  • I travelled for 'em, sir, in a gentlemanly way -- at a high salary. Cited from Middlemarch, by George Eliot[#1]
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