Meanwhile, Smilash, waiting on the guests in his white apron and gloves (which he had positively refused to take off, alleging that he was a common man, with common hands such as born ladies and gentlemen could not be expected to take meat and drink from), had behaved himself irreproachably
until the arrival of Miss Wilson and her visitors, which occurred as he was returning to the table with an empty tray, moving so swiftly that he nearly came into collision with Mrs.
I have now been thirty years in the public service, and have fulfilled my duties irreproachably
, remained abstemious, and never been detected in any unbecoming behaviour.
She had no anxieties for anybody to cloud her pleasure: her own time had been irreproachably
spent during his absence: she had done a great deal of carpet-work, and made many yards of fringe; and she would have answered as freely for the good conduct and useful pursuits of all the young people as for her own.
The latter, a fresh, rosy officer of the Guards, irreproachably
washed, brushed, and buttoned, held his pipe in the middle of his mouth and with red lips gently inhaled the smoke, letting it escape from his handsome mouth in rings.
Condemned to pass the susceptible years of youth in a railway station in Bombay, he had seen only coloured women, military women, official women; and his ideal was a woman who could read Greek, if not Persian, was irreproachably fair in the face, and able to understand the small things he let fall while undressing.
Some had yellow stains, others had places where the threads made long ladders; but to the ordinary eye they looked much as sheets usually do look, very chill, white, cold, and irreproachably clean.
Rosamond was convinced that no woman could behave more irreproachably
than she was behaving; and she went to sit down at her work-table.
She was irreproachably
dressed, from the tips of her patent shoes to the black feathers in her Paris hat.
It was Freddie Drummond, irreproachably
clothed and comported, seated at his study desk or facing his class in Sociology 17, who saw Bill Totts, and all around Bill Totts, and all around the whole scab and union-labour problem and its relation to the economic welfare of the United States in the struggle for the world market.
Werner Von Horn, they said, was a first lieutenant of West Prussian Pioneer Battalion Number 17 and, as such, was sworn by His Royal Majesty of Prussia to "discharge the obligations of his office in a becoming manner, execute diligently and loyally whatever is made his duty to do and carry out, and whatever is commanded him, by day and by night, on land and on sea, and conduct himself bravely and irreproachably
in all wars and military events that may occur.