manners


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I'm sure we work hard enough to earn it," cried Jo, examining the heels of her shoes in a gentlemanly manner.
Alcee Arobin's manner was so genuine that it often deceived even himself.
Though we are not in danger, common prudence would teach us to journey through this wilderness in as quiet a manner as possible.
But what was still more annoying, Brom took all Opportunities of turning him into ridicule in presence of his mistress, and had a scoundrel dog whom he taught to whine in the most ludicrous manner, and introduced as a rival of Ichabod's, to instruct her in psalmody.
But also by the grace of his manner, and fine conversation he knew to win the Queen, and she graciously accorded him a second dance for which he begged, a third, and a fourth, as well as others were not refused him.
Her manners were attaching, and soon banished his reserve.
It seemed to the author, that the existence of the two races in the same country, the vanquished distinguished by their plain, homely, blunt manners, and the free spirit infused by their ancient institutions and laws; the victors, by the high spirit of military fame, personal adventure, and whatever could distinguish them as the Flower of Chivalry, might, intermixed with other characters belonging to the same time and country, interest the reader by the contrast, if the author should not fail on his part.
But it is alleged, that it might be employed in such a manner as to promote the election of some favorite class of men in exclusion of others, by confining the places of election to particular districts, and rendering it impracticable to the citizens at large to partake in the choice.
The manner in which they spoke of the Meryton assembly was sufficiently characteristic.
The consequences were easily to be seen in the manners and character of their daughter.
Anne of Austria, who would have been rejoiced to have had a daughter, almost found in this, her favorite son, the attentions, solicitude, and playful manners of a child of twelve years of age.
If her manners have so great an influence on my resentful heart, you may judge how much more strongly they operate on Mr.