He said it with admirable serenity, with positive unimpeachable
gaiety; and doubtless it was that very note that most evoked for me the poignancy, the unnatural childish tragedy, of his probable reappearance at the end of three months with all this bravado and still more dishonor.
The unknown lady, in her reply, made no objection to this, and stated that, as to my acquirements, she had no doubt I should be able to give satisfaction; but in the engagement of governesses she considered those things as but subordinate points; as being situated in the neighbourhood of O , she could get masters to supply any deficiencies in that respect: but, in her opinion, next to unimpeachable
morality, a mild and cheerful temper and obliging disposition were the most essential requisities.
As is indeed not unfrequent with women of unimpeachable
virtue, weary of the monotony of respectable existence, at a distance she not only excused illicit love, she positively envied it.
The religion of the Dodsons consisted in revering whatever was customary and respectable; it was necessary to be baptized, else one could not be buried in the church-yard, and to take the sacrament before death, as a security against more dimly understood perils; but it was of equal necessity to have the proper pall-bearers and well-cured hams at one's funeral, and to leave an unimpeachable
That, the lofty example of this immaculate and unimpeachable
witness for the Crown, to refer to whom however unworthily was an honour, had communicated itself to the prisoner's servant, and had engendered in him a holy determination to examine his master's table-drawers and pockets, and secrete his papers.
On this point the landlord told him he was mistaken; for, though not recorded in the histories, because in the author's opinion there was no need to mention anything so obvious and necessary as money and clean shirts, it was not to be supposed therefore that they did not carry them, and he might regard it as certain and established that all knights-errant (about whom there were so many full and unimpeachable
books) carried well-furnished purses in case of emergency, and likewise carried shirts and a little box of ointment to cure the wounds they received.
"After all, you have but the wisdom of your temperament, and the wisdom of my temperament is just as unimpeachable
But as this word was a monosyllable, which, however inoffensive when applied to the quadruped it denotes, is highly reprehensible when used in connection with females of unimpeachable
character, many persons were inclined to believe that the young women laboured under some hallucination caused by excessive fear; and that their ears deceived them.
There were the same unimpeachable
masters and mistresses in want of virtuous servants, and the same virtuous servants in want of unimpeachable
masters and mistresses, and the same magnificent estates for the investment of capital, and the same enormous quantities of capital to be invested in estates, and, in short, the same opportunities of all sorts for people who wanted to make their fortunes.
DOUGLASS, on this point, is sustained by a cloud of witnesses, whose veracity is unimpeachable
. "A slave- holder's profession of Christianity is a palpable im- posture.
For the rest, he was dumb, blind, and deaf, and of unimpeachable
After breakfast he walked with his two brothers, non-evangelical, well-educated, hall-marked young men, correct to their remotest fibre, such unimpeachable
models as are turned out yearly by the lathe of a systematic tuition.