As he banged me down upon my feet his face was bent close to mine and I did the only thing a gentleman might do under the circumstances of brutality, boorishness
, and lack of consideration for a stranger's rights; I swung my fist squarely to his jaw and he went down like a felled ox.
The old prince used to approve of them for their endurance at work when they came to Bald Hills to help with the harvest or to dig ponds, and ditches, but he disliked them for their boorishness.
Prince Andrew's last stay at Bogucharovo, when he introduced hospitals and schools and reduced the quitrent the peasants had to pay, had not softened their disposition but had on the contrary strengthened in them the traits of character the old prince called boorishness.
The men of Helium were noted for their gallantry--not for boorishness
From the first the Russian had exhibited every trait of his true character--selfishness, boorishness
, arrogance, cowardice, and lust.
The way he had behaved to me could not be put down to mere boorishness
Nonetheless, alcohol and boorishness
led me to behave in undesirable ways at times.
But this means that we have to overcome, inside ourselves, a certain aesthetic dullness or boorishness
or insensibility that gets in the way of these good pleasures.
The real star of this show is a woman on the receiving end of the potty mouth's boorishness
The shrillness, jingoism, exaggerations, boorishness
and sometimes mistakes in coverage have rankled the host community," Kanak Mani Dixit, editor of the highly respected Himal magazine, tells me.
They discuss as well as the boorishness
of Americans, putting whiskey in beer and vomiting on their own shoes and on the Fontans' tables, drinking not to enjoy the taste of the beverage but to get drunk.
Ford's mercurial boorishness
, including the chronic humiliation of John Wayne, is now well documented, and Malone is not about to shrug it off.