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|Boy Wisdom A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out. |
George Bernard Shaw, British dramatist and critic him. Notice how he
responds to you when you are sad or comforts a hurt friend. It is interesting to
note that ...
|As the coffin went through the chapel gate on its way to the hearse, the sun came |
out of the mist and struck the "88 years of age" on ... There'd been a fair-sized
little congregation in the chapel, more than he'd expected. Everyone has
someone to bury him, he thought: something in humanity always takes care that
no one is put away without ... The only feeling he had was anger, because
someone in the deacon's seat in doing the commemoration had said that Wil Dic
was a gentleman.
|If he trusts to the Premier and puts his savings into the savings-bank, he knows |
the honourable gentleman will take the money out and lodge paper in its place,
and he does not know what contingencies may arise in the future. ... in a country
like ours, in the face of the competition that this colony must receive from different
parts of the world and is ... the honourable gentleman, by more than inference,
declared he was incapable of taking charge of any Bill associated with his
|has been elected to take one side in the House, | gentleman drafted, and which |
he wished to be settlers placed on this ... puts his savings into the savings-bank,
he knows the honourable gentleman will take the money out and lodge paper in
its ... that in a country like ours, in the face of the competition that this colony must
receive from different parts of the world and is ... by more than inference, declared
he was incap_ able of taking charge of any Bill associated with his department.
|D. He talks like one: civility seems natural to him: he expresses himself- with a |
gentle modesty and humanity, which ... He might take the more not-ice of you, for
he hardlysever ' admits any-female visitor; and-never, unless she comes ... He
lives constantly in- his little retreat art-this hill, without a servant, determined not to
.he put out of humour hy being ill served. ... pray for man-kind than-"trust his
happiness to their keeping; and would not venture again into the World to be
master of 'ill-I ...
|He knows everybody's bnsiness,and has none of his own, but to procure that |
knowledge: Indeed to most people this would be the most arduous of all things;
yet this gentleman effects it by the easiest means in the world. He is almost
always in ... If he observes any one at a door, he takes him or her by the hand ; if
at a window with- in hk> reach hegently taps ; if a child is looking through it, he
puts his lips- close to the glass, and talks and kisses au trnvtrs; if any one is
looking out from ...
|However, though he took these freedoms with me, it did not go to that which they |
call the last favour, which, to do him justice, he did ... When this was over, he
stayed but a little while, but he put almost a handful of gold in my hand, and left
me, making a thousand protestations of his passion for me, and of his loving me
above all the women in the world. ... intended ; and especially considering that he
made more circumlocution than if he had known my thoughts he had occasion for
, and ...
|I beg your pardon for a moment, but is than\ my dear Sir, the best word you |
could have cho- en ? ... He also looks into some little nicety of question or of
creation, of the intellectual or visible world, and having sharpened ... At one
of the delicatest of all conjunctures in the question, and when he presented
himself in his most equivocal light, what should ... A grave gentleman takes a little
casket out of his pocket, puts a finger and thumb in, brings away a pinch of a sort
of powder, ...
|said the man, " I knowed you idn't beloug to we, but I thought as how you as a |
reporter come to put down what we did ly." " I am not a professed reporter," said I,
but I am a particular friend to the labouring lasses, aud take a great interest in all
that ... had scarcely finished his explanations, heu a person who seemed to act
as a sort of petary, called out "silence, gentlemen! ... Suffice it for the present to
say, that the operatives of Bristol have not a more sincere friend and well-wisher
than he ...
|Madame B . . . gave out that St. Clair was a young man decidedly unfashionable, |
and of abominably bad manners. ... In the world, he bore the reputation of an
insensible and unfeeling creature ; in retirement, his restless imagination
conjured ... In dancing, he jostled a gentleman, who had also lost his money, and
was of course in a very ill humour himself Sharp ... I had forgotten one point. St.
Clair was attentive to the sex, and affected their society more than that of men.
Had he loved !