Then, moreover, as regarded his unceremonious
ejectment, the late Surveyor was not altogether ill-pleased to be recognised by the Whigs as an enemy; since his inactivity in political affairs -- his tendency to roam, at will, in that broad and quiet field where all mankind may meet, rather than confine himself to those narrow paths where brethren of the same household must diverge from one another -- had sometimes made it questionable with his brother Democrats whether he was a friend.
Shelby, "if I did not think you had some cause for disappointment, I should not have borne from you the rude and unceremonious
style of your entrance into my parlor this morning.
There was an unceremonious
directness, a searching, decided steadfastness in his gaze now, which told that intention, and not diffidence, had hitherto kept it averted from the stranger.
He entered on the explanations which his visitor naturally expected from him with the unceremonious
abruptness of a man hard pressed for time, and determined to make the most of every moment at his disposal.
I had emerged by another door, and stood in the street for a little while, as if I really were a stranger upon earth: but the unceremonious
pushing and hustling that I received, soon recalled me to myself, and put me in the road back to the hotel; whither I went, revolving the glorious vision all the way; and where, after some porter and oysters, I sat revolving it still, at past one o'clock, with my eyes on the coffee-room fire.
Desperate with fear, I rushed forward with an unceremonious
, "You must permit me, Sir --" and felt him.
Professor," said this strange man, "you must excuse the unceremonious
way in which I receive you, and the disorder of this room.
It seems to me," said Franz, speaking in an undertone to Albert, "that if this person merited the high panegyrics of our landlord, he would have conveyed his invitation through another channel, and not permitted it to be brought to us in this unceremonious
It would be something so very unceremonious
, so bordering on disrespect for Mrs.
On these occasions might be seen the change since the unceremonious
times of the old French traders; now the aristocratic character of the Briton shone forth magnificently, or rather the feudal spirit of the Highlander.
The other guests came down from the dais and followed his example, so there was unceremonious
meeting and greeting between gentle and simple.
The amazed American had already parted his lips in protest when the door of his private and official room was hammered and rattled in an unceremonious
way to which he was totally unaccustomed.