They were just enough not to blame Norah for this; they were just enough to acknowledge that her conduct had been as irreproachable
as I had guaranteed it should be when I got her the situation.
In the habitual conditions of her life she felt again resolute and irreproachable
de Treville entered, cool, polite, and in irreproachable
He was irreproachable
, as always, today; but he was unmistakably more conscious.
A brow white and void of wrinkles, beneath his long hair, now more white than black; an eye piercing and mild, under the lids of a young man; his mustache, fine but slightly grizzled, waved over lips of a pure and delicate model, as if they had never been curled by mortal passions; a form straight and supple; an irreproachable
but thin hand -- this was what remained of the illustrious gentleman whom so many illustrious mouths had praised under the name of Athos.
It was not that any harm could be said concerning the vicar of that charming rural parish to which Dorlcote Mill belonged; he was a man of excellent family, an irreproachable
bachelor, of elegant pursuits,--had taken honors, and held a fellowship.
If it will be any satisfaction to you, however, to be told, that I believe his character to be in other respects irreproachable
, I am ready to confess it.
"The conduct of neither, if strictly examined, will be irreproachable
; but since then, we have both, I hope, improved in civility."
Sillerton Jackson and his sister Sophy (who went wherever her brother told her to), were some of the most fashionable and yet most irreproachable
of the dominant "young married" set; the Lawrence Leffertses, Mrs.
But Percerin was a very prudent man; and having heard it said that there was no more dangerous sign for a Protestant than to be smiled up on by Catherine, and having observed that her smiles were more frequent than usual, he speedily turned Catholic with all his family; and having thus become irreproachable
, attained the lofty position of master tailor to the Crown of France.
For a long while after he had gone, Pierre did not go to bed or order horses but paced up and down the room, pondering over his vicious past, and with a rapturous sense of beginning anew pictured to himself the blissful, irreproachable
, virtuous future that seemed to him so easy.
She had sat on his knee in taverns and other haunts of drunken poets, and it was for her sake, so people said, that he had cured himself of his dissipation, and become the irreproachable
literary character that the world knows, whose inspiration had deserted him.