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It was not that any harm could be said concerning the vicar of that charming rural parish to which Dorlcote Mill belonged; he was a man of excellent family, an irreproachable bachelor, of elegant pursuits,--had taken honors, and held a fellowship.
Do you know that he's the honestest and faithfullest fellow that ever lived, and that he has an irreproachable good name?
He had on a light grey fashionable loose coat, light summer trousers, and everything about him loose, fashionable and spick and span; his linen was irreproachable, his watch-chain was massive.
Such greed may seem irreproachable, as in the gospel story of Mary and Martha, but it may nevertheless be possible "to have too much of a good thing", which can lead to an unbalanced life-style.
Speaker Keldibekov said then that the Judicial Council was to nominate irreproachable candidates.
And, even if scholars may debate some of his readings or historicizations, Jager contributes an irreproachable example of the way that a kind of amnesia has inflicted the present Academy, allowing it to forget or fail to notice the degree to which it is indebted to certain, irreducibly "religious forms" This kind of analysis of sublimated forms is precisely the kind of intellectual work needed now to help us understand our post-secular age.
It's only by being irreproachable that highly placed decision makers will be able to shore up citizens' confidence in the institutions of the state," Sarkozy said in a statement.
A stain on his otherwise irreproachable record of service in Her Majesty's armed forces and his lifelong commitment and loyalty to Canada.
He said he was only applying European regulations, French laws, and France was irreproachable in the matter but that if the Luxembourgers want to take them he had no problem," said Senator Bruno Sido of Sarkozy's UMP party, said after lunch with the French president.
According to Bruno Sido, a senator from France's governing UMP party, Sarkozy "said France was irreproachable in the matter but that if the Luxembourgers want to take them he had no problem".
Listen to me and believe me when I tell you that it is during those crucial and pivotal times that lie ahead, when no one is looking and no one may ever know what transpired, that it will be your irreproachable character that will allow you to stand tall and proud in the bright and penetrating light of public, judicial, and professional scrutiny.
What is unfortunate in this context is that the two sides of the conflict share many characteristics, the most important of which being the fact that they are both closed up on their irreproachable selves, which is placing the entire world in the camp of the enemies.