Katavasov did not like him, because he was unmanly
and effeminate and sickly.
Sawyer, that a more unmanly
, brutal treatment of a little pony it was never my painful lot to witness, and by giving way to such passion you injure your own character as much, nay more, than you injure your horse; and remember, we shall all have to be judged according to our works, whether they be toward man or toward beast."
So was Seth, for, through Lisbeth's obstinate refusal to have any woman-helper in the house, he had learned to make himself, as Adam said, "very handy in the housework," that he might save his mother from too great weariness; on which ground I hope you will not think him unmanly
, any more than you can have thought the gallant Colonel Bath unmanly
when he made the gruel for his invalid sister.
I despise the feelings you have shown in speaking to Philip; I detest your insulting, unmanly
allusions to his deformity.
"Silver, if you like," cried the squire; "but as for that intolerable humbug, I declare I think his conduct unmanly
, unsailorly, and downright un-English."
"Lor', sir, you wouldn't have 'em in short clothes, poor little dears?" And she said it in a tone that seemed to imply I had suggested some unmanly
He was dumfounded; his head suddenly began to ache furiously; but he did not want them to think him unmanly
. He sat on for an hour.
chuckle always came, I found, when the poor lady dropped her babe, but the whole thing entranced him; he tried to keep his excitement down by taking huge draughts of water; he forgot all his niceties of conduct; he sat in holy rapture with the toy between his paws, took it to bed with him, ate it in the night, and searched for it so longingly next day that I had to go out and buy him the man with the scythe.
And so, exulting over an honorable confidence which to his degraded instinct was a ludicrous "simplicity," this unmanly
Abelard seduced the niece of the man whose guest he was.
Then when he saw the slanting sunlight lying on field and fallow, shining redly here and there on cot and farmhouse, and when he heard the sweet birds singing their vespers, and the sheep bleating upon the hillside, and beheld the swallows flying in the bright air, there came a great fullness to his heart so that all things blurred to his sight through salt tears, and he bowed his head lest the folk should think him unmanly
when they saw the tears in his eyes.
750-759) Do not let a boy of twelve years sit on things which may not be moved (39), for that is bad, and makes a man unmanly
; nor yet a child of twelve months, for that has the same effect.
Will you or will you not answer for your unmanly
and brutal conduct?'