gentlemanliness


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Related to gentlemanliness: Gentlemanship
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Characters "chew on" ideas that fail to provide "nourishment" or become "food for melancholy" (156, 158); they "feed" on various things and persons and "swallow down" gentlemanliness and class (157, 161).
Eleanor Heginbotham argues that "Grandpappy" Faulkner conceived of The Reivers in a more overtly didactic way than any of his previous work, infusing his fiction with "life lessons" and an implicit sponsorship of the code of Southern gentlemanliness (101-12).
And then an incident occurred which would have made Llwynypia Male (``Get your coat on love - you've pulled'') a shining paragon of gentlemanliness by comparison.
James Bond, the British Racing Green tweediness, The Persuaders, the thoroughly English gentlemanliness of the thing, all those associations are still all-pervading.
Former Metropolitan police chief Lord Condon says corruption is rife in a game that was once played with a straight bat and considered to be the epitome of gentlemanliness.
His mother called him "my gentle Pattie" [3] -- an epithet which then implied nobility and gentlemanliness, besides sensitivity.
Yet a closer examination of Thackeray's handling of the "English Humourists" reveals an attraction not so much toward an ideal of gentlemanliness as toward an ideal of femininity.
Heller was unable to comprehend why "scholarship or gentlemanliness in the negro .
Thus he acknowledges Bill Buckley's gift for friendship, Rand's romantic flair, Hayek's gentlemanliness, and so forth.
And though Bonavolonta heaps contempt on Castellano, insisting that the boss of bosses who ended up shot to death in front of Sparks Steak House, on Manhattan's East Side, was no better than the rest of the wise guys, a certain gentlemanliness comes through in his descriptions of Castellano.
They whiled away the tedium of garrison life by playing cricket, a game linked with manhood and gentlemanliness back home.
Collins observes that gentlemanliness ceased to be admired during the 50s, leading to the creation of a "gratuitously 'tough' and 'graceless' 'new hero'.