He was invited to contribute any really good enigmas, charades, or conundrums that he might recollect; and she had the pleasure of seeing him most intently at work with his recollections; and at the same time, as she could perceive, most earnestly careful that nothing ungallant
, nothing that did not breathe a compliment to the sex should pass his lips.
Far different from their condition among many rude nations, where the women are made to perform all the work while their ungallant
lords and masters lie buried in sloth, the gentle sex in the valley of Typee were exempt from toil, if toil it might be called that, even in the tropical climate, never distilled one drop of perspiration.
I ask not your assistance, but”—turning to Natty, and dropping a dollar in his hand—” this old veteran of the forest will not be so ungallant as to refuse one fire for a lady.
You will excuse me, Miss Temple; I have much reason to wish that bird, and may seem ungallant, but I must claim my privileges.
I am sorry to have to be ungallant
enough to say that I do not think they always use their influence for the best.
It would be ungallant
to explain that he was not making an observation, but merely mentioning the title of a song.
He smiled to himself at the result of his very uncivilized and ungallant
action, for he had not lowered his own eyes when they met those of the young woman.
but Hugo is ungallant
enough to hint a doubt of the efficacy of the
It was an ungallant
speech, certainly,' said Nicholas, looking up to see who the speaker was, and recognising Miss Snevellicci.
I was rallied from several quarters for my abstraction and ungallant
neglect of the ladies; but I cared little for that: all I cared about, besides that one grand subject of my thoughts, was to see the cups travel up to the tea-tray, and not come down again.
I fear," he said, "that it may sound ungallant
, but in case this somewhat mysterious mission of yours is of any importance I had better perhaps tell you that in twenty minutes I must leave to catch the Scotch mail.
Mr Pickles told the BBC's Sunday Politics: "I think it would be wrong to say that either party is lying, but what is very clear is that Andrew Mitchell used ungentlemanly and ungallant
language which he regrets, and he has apologised both to the police and to the Prime Minister.