Below par

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Sir James is certainly below par (his boyish manners make him appear worse); and had Frederica possessed the penetration and the abilities which I could have wished in my daughter, or had I even known her to possess as much as she does, I should not have been anxious for the match." "It is odd that you should alone be ignorant of your daughter's sense!" "Frederica never does justice to herself; her manners are shy and childish, and besides she is afraid of me.
below par; that I had cost his majesty above a million and a half of SPRUGS" (their greatest gold coin, about the bigness of a spangle) "and, upon the whole, that it would be advisable in the emperor to take the first fair occasion of dismissing me."
Du-seen dropped far below par in my estimation as I saw the slovenly formation of his troop as it passed through an enemy country and entered the domain of the chief against whom he had risen in revolt; but Du-seen must have known Jor the chief and known that Jor would not be waiting for him at the pass.
Aguero looked below par at Palace and is said to have been missing from training yesterday - but Guardiola said there is no problem.
Okeyo directed his anger to his strikers for the 2-0 score-line which he labelled as meagre going by the numerous scoring chances the team created and the overall performance of his side which he termed as below par.
In the first ODI, Mashrafe Mortaza and Mustafizur Rahman shared six wickets between them to keep West Indies to a below par 195.
76 on Tuesday, joining the list of firms such as Mumias and Uchumi that are trading below par value at the bourse.
Talking to reporter, Shahnaz Sheikh demanded for a post-mortem of PHF and team management after green-shirts below par performance in the Asian Games.
CHAS and Dave have cancelled gigs for the rest of the year as Chas Hodges is still "well below par" after his cancer battle.
Again, the Norfolk appeared a fraction below par this year.
The Terriers were well below par in the 4-1 mauling at the John Smith's Stadium, with the three points lifting the Irons above Town in the top-flight table.
4 TOTTENHAM v EVERTON Sun Sky Sports 1 3.30pm French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris (left) has been one of the few Spurs players to shine in a season that's been below par so far.