She was of that species of women whom you commend rather for good qualities than beauty, and who are generally called, by their own sex, very good sort
of women--as good a sort of woman, madam, as you would wish to know.
She would be told, "Oh, So-and-so's a good sort--a thundering good sort
," and find, on meeting him, that he was a brute or a bore.
But everybody is to judge for themselves, and the Lucases are a very good sort
of girls, I assure you.
The friends from whom she had just parted, though very good sort
of people, must be doing her harm.
Then Sviazhsky--he's the marshal of the district, and he's a very good sort
of a man, but he wants to get something out of Alexey.
You will be under the care of a motherly good sort
of woman, of whose kindness to you I can have no doubt.
Bagnet, who seems in a virtuous way to be under little reserve with a good sort
of fellow, but to be another good sort
of fellow herself for that matter, receives this compliment by flicking Mr.
"Do you think that is a good sort
of thing for her to be poking over?
"You are an awfully good sort
," he said to her once a propos of nothing at all.
I grant you, that any of them but Charles would be a very shocking match for Henrietta, and indeed it could not be; he is the only one that could be possible; but he is a very good-natured, good sort
of a fellow; and whenever Winthrop comes into his hands, he will make a different sort of place of it, and live in a very different sort of way; and with that property, he will never be a contemptible man--good, freehold property.
He is a good sort
of fellow, fond of his bottle, tells funny stories, and moreover is very free with his money, so as always to be ready to stand a treat."
He may be a very good sort
of young man, he thinks, but he has no business there, and the sooner he is gone, the better.