gentlemanly young man

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  • Porson had been brought up by aunts, and was a gentlemanly young man even for an artist; he did not know what being "put away" meant, but he thought it best to explain that he intended nothing of the sort. Cited from Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents, by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
  • Not having heard about the bank business, he did not suspect Rex -- he was such a gentlemanly young man-- but having had his eye for some time upon Rex's partner, who was vulgar, and squinted, he sent for him. Cited from For the Term of His Natural Life, by Marcus Clarke
  • Murphy, whose disposition led him to bully every one whom he thought he could master, fixed a quarrel on a very quiet, gentlemanly young man, a supernumerary midshipman, who had come on board for a passage to his own ship, then down in the Bay of Biscay. Cited from Frank Mildmay, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • Drenched with rain, his collar pulled up, and his hat slouched, so as in some measure to act as a disguise, breathless and trembling -- hardly any body would have recognized in this discreditable object that gentlemanly young man, Mr. Ascott Leaf. Cited from Mistress and Maid, by Dinah Craik [AKA Miss Mulock]
  • Towards supper-time, in the middle of a square dance, Sam suddenly noticing Hannah's solitude, brought her a tall bronzed gentlemanly young man in a frock coat, mumbled an introduction and rushed back to the arms of the exacting Leah. Cited from Children of the Ghetto, by I. Zangwill [AKA: Israel Zangwill]