Miss Ophelia was so indignant at the barefaced
lie, that she caught the child and shook her.
Nevertheless, Holy Clerk, it is true that all have their enemies; and there be those in this very land whom I would rather speak to through the bars of my helmet than barefaced
On the minor gambling houses your worship may exercise your power, and it is they that do most harm and shelter the most barefaced
practices; for in the houses of lords and gentlemen of quality the notorious sharpers dare not attempt to play their tricks; and as the vice of gambling has become common, it is better that men should play in houses of repute than in some tradesman's, where they catch an unlucky fellow in the small hours of the morning and skin him alive.
And in Sweden the parties were alternately bought by France and England in so barefaced
and notorious a manner that it excited universal disgust in the nation, and was a principal cause that the most limited monarch in Europe, in a single day, without tumult, violence, or opposition, became one of the most absolute and uncontrolled.
They attacked him in various way-- with barefaced
questions, ingenious suppositions, and distant surmises; but he eluded the skill of them all, and they were at last obliged to accept the second-hand intelligence of their neighbour, Lady Lucas.
It was a very simple-hearted fraud, and it was all done with an innocent trust in the popular ignorance which now seems to me a little pathetic; but it was certainly very barefaced
, and merited the public punishment which the discoverer inflicted by means of what journalists call the deadly parallel column.
On another occasion he came almost completely to grief by flinging a whole dish of cutlets at an officer who was acting as steward, attacking him and, it was said, striking him for having broken his word and told a barefaced
The Secretary's apartments were two garrets, asserting themselves in the most barefaced
manner, without an attempt at disguise.
Sir Patrick would be an excellent witness to appeal to, when the scandal broke out, and when the time came for repudiating Anne's claim on him as the barefaced
imposture of a woman who was married already to another man.
While Jones and his mask were walking together about the room, to rid themselves of the teazer, he observed his lady speak to several masks, with the same freedom of acquaintance as if they had been barefaced
And such I call barefaced
and downright wantonness and waste," interrupted his sturdy disputant.
My pride rose against this barefaced
way of pointing out the contrast my married life was to present to my then dependent and inferior position.