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In Austen's more nuanced version, Wentworth says, "'I hate to hear of women on board, or to see them on board.'" Croft calls him ungallant, and Mrs.
It would be "ungallant and unkind" for any judge to tell any mother that her baby was not as beautiful as the next.
Like hunger, like cold.") and an ungallant ego to match and there are strong hints that Becky, despite the mask afforded by her quirkiness (she arrives on her first date in a bright chartreuse bubble dress) and physical allure (she's played winningly by Annie Parisse), might be a bundle of unsettled nerves, a too-needy creature best avoided at all costs.
Even Ben, 35, began to realise that their relationship was a big turn-off for audiences, but he says it would be ungallant to blame his Gigli co-star for his career nosedive.
Calypso on the other hand is clearly very much affected by Odysseus' having to go, and has some excuse for displeasure because Odysseus has been a rather ungallant and cold lover to her; in fact, Odysseus seems to have enjoyed himself more with Circe, for he has to be badgered by his men to leave her, whereas with Calypso he seems to spend his time in sadness (Bradford 1963:190, 193).
"The problem," he continued, "is that everybody is too scared to admit it." Not my old colleague Steve Curry, who bravely weighed in with the rather bizarre and pretty ungallant observation, "it is an insult to the controlled commentaries of John Motson, Mike Ingham and Alan Green that their domain is threatened by a new arrival whose excited voice sounds like a fire siren".
The author of the scurrilous poems has acted in an ungallant fashion by dealing "gravi colpi di mortal ferute" [blows that meant her death] to Veronica, an unarmed woman (160-61).
I assumed he was joking, rather than just terribly ungallant.
Then Richard started talking about how ungallant I had been for talking about my affair with Kirsty Gallacher.
This very ungallant young gentleman turned round and said in a disgusted voice: "You can't come in here, Margaret." And then when he came out, he walked off and left her and never spoke to her again.
Finally, insult was added to women's injured morale when Khatami, after four days of silence, called the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize won by Iran's Shirin Ebadi "purely political" and "not very important." (27) In addition to these ungallant remarks, the president advised her to wear the Islamic hejab during her acceptance ceremonies in Oslo.