shady reputation

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Then they went to work and elected a lot of Dissenters, one after another, and kept it up until they had collected L15,000 in fines; and there stands the stately Man- sion House to this day, to keep the blushing citizen in mind of a long past and lamented day when a band of Yankees slipped into London and played games of the sort that has given their race a unique and shady reputation among all truly good and holy peoples that be in the earth.
All society--both the inhabitants of the place and those who came down of an evening for the music--had got hold of one and the same story, in a thousand varieties of detail--as to how a certain young prince had raised a terrible scandal in a most respectable household, had thrown over a daughter of the family, to whom he was engaged, and had been captured by a woman of shady reputation whom he was determined to marry at once-- breaking off all old ties for the satisfaction of his insane idea; and, in spite of the public indignation roused by his action, the marriage was to take place in Pavlofsk openly and publicly, and the prince had announced his intention of going through with it with head erect and looking the whole world in the face.
In Johnny Dynamo , Kiser plays an old-school Brooklyn mobster with a shady reputation, an infectious laugh, and a somewhat questionable vocabulary.
It is dark and dreary, with very little light, which seems to mimic the arakkoa's shady reputation.
Most were long gone, to cities like Cardiff or Swansea, or off to England where shaking off a shady reputation came as easy as shedding a coat.
Meanwhile, a second death, that of her erstwhile colleague Pete Wolinksy, a man with a shady reputation, seems random and unrelated.
As pope, one of his priorities is expected to be the reform of the Institute for Religious Works (IOR), the Vatican's bank, which has a shady reputation and is under investigation in Italy for money laundering.
The Prime Minister had set a deadline of April 2013 to clean his ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, from all individuals with even suspected shady reputation that could be detrimental for the party ahead of the summer general election.
Critics may question this rose-tinted description, but Nichols insists pawnbrokers are shrugging off their shady reputation.
LIVING up to their shady reputation, newly appointed ministers and supporters of the Samajwadi Party ( SP) continue to indulge in acts of hooliganism, forcing Mulayam Singh Yadav to skip the ongoing Parliament session.
There is a reason insurance salesman have a shady reputation right up there with used car salesman.