At this point of the conversation, a sound, indecorously
approaching to a laugh, was heard to proceed from the chair in which the elder Mr.
The girl seemed hardly to know what she was doing; she crossed one leg over the other, lifting it indecorously
, and showed every sign of being unconscious that she was in the street.
He was a man of narrow mind and imperfect education, and his uncompromising bigotry was made hot and mischievous by violent and hasty passions; he exerted his influence indecorously
and unjustifiably to compass the death of the enthusiasts; and his whole conduct, in respect to them, was marked by brutal cruelty.
The dialogue in the play often exaggerates the stock rhetoric of revenge tragedy to the point that John Marston's play may seem indecorously
Here are but a few of the things that happened on the Obra Dinn: one man was killed indecorously
on a toilet; another because he let the anticipation of a fine meal get the best of him.
That exactly is my message to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) this morning, as the supposed representative of the Body of Christ in Nigeria, indecorously
engage prominent Islamic bodies- JNI and NSCIA-in war of words that should ordinarily be beneath both sides.
The British missionaries working in Bengal jumped indecorously
on the Wellesleyan band wagon and in a shrill chorus called for the setting up of academies for learning Indian languages.
(at least so far as this article is concerned), the
We might even suspect that his conversational gambits are almost as full of seductive potential as those deployed through Sir Edward's allusions to Robert Burns or Samuel Richardson, since in Arthur's case there is no hesitation about promptly and indecorously
sharing with Charlotte his problems regarding nerves, bile, digestion, rheumatism, and perspiration.
Traditions are the most important part of human civilization but indecorously
following these traditions results in deleterious effects.
As Norman Vance asserts in his "Heroic Myth and Women in Victorian Literature", "ancient history and myth could provide heroines in abundance to embody Victorian aspirations without indecorously
intruding upon the privacy of women of the present day" (170), and Swinburne chooses Faustine, a historical femme fatale who was a public figure as an empress, to rebel against what Vance calls the ideal women of the age, who should be "private" and "anonymous" (170) and the male gaze which entertains sick fantasies in 'privato' and 'anonymously'.
Elliot, the Baronet's indecorously
absent heir, reappears with an apparent fancy for Anne, both Lady Russell and most of the Elliots are enchanted with his behavioral polish.