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And yet we all know that those very people sooner or later have been false to themselves, playing some queer trick, often a most unseemly one.
I will begin by disguising you so that no human being shall know you; I will cover your body with wrinkles; you shall lose all your yellow hair; I will clothe you in a garment that shall fill all who see it with loathing; I will blear your fine eyes for you, and make you an unseemly object in the sight of the suitors, of your wife, and of the son whom you left behind you.
The poor voyageurs, too, continually irritated his spleen by their "lubberly" and unseemly habits, so abhorrent to one accustomed to the cleanliness of a man-of-war.
One day he would sit hanging his head and looking as if he were firmly resolved never to smile again; another he would indulge in laughter that was almost unseemly and make jokes that were bad even for him.
He was deeply grateful and sincerely rejoiced that he had done his 'little possible' towards bringing their venture to - barring the lost baggage - a successful issue, he had forgotten the blows; denied that any blows had been dealt that unseemly first night under the pines.
Blunt himself had no doubt gone away with his mother in the brougham, but as to the others, the dancing girls, Therese, or anybody else that its walls may have contained, they might have been all murdering each other in perfect assurance that the house would not betray them by indulging in any unseemly murmurs.
I cannot go to bed until I have written to you, so you must forgive me if I disturb you, and at an unseemly time.
Agreeable as their expression was, the young man was shocked that they should reflect so unseemly a picture of the august tribunal before which, at that very moment, her case was being tried.
Day after day and night after night we have wandered among the crumbling wonders of Rome; day after day and night after night we have fed upon the dust and decay of five-and-twenty centuries--have brooded over them by day and dreampt of them by night till sometimes we seemed moldering away ourselves, and growing defaced and cornerless, and liable at any moment to fall a prey to some antiquary and be patched in the legs, and "restored" with an unseemly nose, and labeled wrong and dated wrong, and set up in the Vatican for poets to drivel about and vandals to scribble their names on forever and forevermore.
Philip saw that he felt he had asked an unseemly question.
Philander," remonstrated the professor, "this unseemly haste is most unbecoming to men of letters.
Fouquet that I find it unseemly and improper, and that I command it should cease.