upstanding man

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  • He's been dead now this many years -- a fine upstanding man he was, and ready with his hands as well as his head. Cited from Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, Pt 1,by M. R. James
  • He was an upstanding man, but as coarse as he was vigorous in mind and in body. Cited from Roman Farm Management, by Marcus Porcius Cato & Marcus Terentius Varro
  • He looked an upstanding man of open countenance, benignant and powerful, bearing between his shoulders the sign of his divine mission. Cited from Mahomet, by Gladys M. Draycott
  • The marquis was a tall, upstanding man of spare figure and active habits, well known as a member of learned societies and a great patron of art. Cited from Martin Hewitt, Investigator, by Arthur Morrison
  • The quiet, upstanding man who never complained or asked any privileges had been a favorite of hers, but she was a timid, conventional soul. Cited from Gunsight Pass, by William MacLeod Raine
  • He did his best to make you upstanding men in your community, his one failing being that he liked being an upstanding man himself so well that he carried it too far; but his intentions was the best. Cited from A Daughter Of The Land, by Gene Stratton-Porter #8
  • In fact I was bound to admit that he looked a fine upstanding man, with his grey moustache, high colour, and an air of unmistakable indignation in his face. Cited from The Man From the Clouds, by J. Storer Clouston
  • Your grandfather was an upstanding man and did not prostrate easily, but the Frencher was too big, so he was captured and later found his way as a prisoner to Quebec. Cited from Crooked Trails, by Frederic Remington
  • Even after the event, I still say that he was a fine, upstanding man, delightful to look on, and, so far as I knew, worthy of any woman, even of such a one as Margaret. Cited from The Yeoman Adventurer, by George W. Gough
  • Every upstanding man who pays a cent for a daily journal considers that he buys the right to abuse it, nay incurs the manly duty of abusing it. Cited from Queed, by Henry Sydnor Harrison