He and his wife spoke English with an accent which was only discernible through its un-English
emphasis and a certain carefulness and deliberation.
Silver, if you like," cried the squire; "but as for that intolerable humbug, I declare I think his conduct unmanly, unsailorly, and downright un-English
Pillars are un-English
and provocative, and a waste of wax that is needed for higher and more practical ends," said the Wax-moth from an empty store-cell.
They wore un-English
leggings and curious girt-in belts that reminded him hazily of the pictures in a book in St Xavier's library "The Adventures of a Young Naturalist in Mexico" was its name.
Even these facts, however, his aspect scantily matched; partly, no doubt, because he looked, as was usually said, un-English
He came towards her quickly, with the smooth yet impetuous step which singled him out at once as un-English
Her clothes were country-made, but perfect as regarded fit and trimness, her beflowered hat was worn with a touch of coquettish grace, a trifle un-English
, but very delightful.
to sneer at a man in that way behind his back--in the opinion of Number Three.
Confession need harm no one--it can satisfy that test--and though it was un-English
, and ignored by our Anglican cathedral, Leonard had a right to decide upon it.
The man was too far away for me to swear to his face, but he wore a covert-coat of un-English
length, and the lamp across the road played steadily on his boots; they were very yellow, and they made no noise when he took a turn.
In respect to this all-absorbing national topic, I happen to be one of the most un-English
You dare be impudent," Mr Vladimir began, with an amazingly guttural intonation not only utterly un-English
, but absolutely un- European, and startling even to Mr Verloc's experience of cosmopolitan slums.