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|Aristotle thus described a real gentleman more than two thousand years ago: “|
The magnanimous man will behave with moderation under both ... Cowper says:
— A modest, sensible, and well-bred man Would not insult me, and no other can.
|“Sir,” replied Goldsmith, “there is not a savage in America rude enoughtomake |
sucha speech to a gentleman.” After Stephen A.Douglas had been abused inthe
Senateherose and said: “Whatno gentleman shouldsay no gentleman need
answer.” Aristotle thus described a real gentlemanmore than twothousand years
ago: “The magnanimous man will behave with moderationunder both good
fortune and bad. ... Cowper says:— A modest, sensible, and wellbred man Would
not insult me,
|Does it not benefit me to injure my enemy? — the man I hate ! Has he not injured |
me? Is it no injury to have such things said of me as you repeated a while ... me
be insulted by a man who gives it to be believed that I agreed to elope with him ?
|One of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has earned many distinctions since its original publication in 1960.|
|insult them?” Stony pretended to think a minute. “I cannot recall insulting anyone |
who showed me the least sympathy. In fact, most of the dirty dishes I sent off were
wishing me to perdition, not a quick recovery.” “There was no reason to insult ...
|Has- he not injured me? Is it no injury to have such things said of me as you |
repeated a while ago ? Could they have been said if he had not authorised them
? Do you pretend you love me, and do you let me be insulted by a man who gives
Yuval Taylor - 1999 - 832 pages
|and then it was better to insult one man than all the passengers on board of the |
boat.” “Sir, I do not believe that there is a gentleman or lady on board of this boat
who would have considered it an insult for me to have taken my breakfast ...
behaved myself as well as any other man, and I am determined that no man shall
impose on me as you have, by deceiving me, without my letting the world know it.
I would rather a man should rob me of my money at midnight, than to take it in
|"Do not insult my father under his own roof, Henry," Marguerite said warningly. ... |
"Your mother only seeks to keep me under her thumb so she can continue to rule
at Redgrave House as she always has without acknowledging my right as ...
|Sir, answered I, why should you, by supposing me a thief, insult one from whom |
you have received no injury ? — Insult ! says the lady ; are ... and talk of insulting !
What will this world come to, if a gentleman may not jest with a servant ! Well ...
1767 - 262 pages
|solute fool, or at the time intoxicated, ever insulted a woman with improper |
behaviour or discourse, if he had not, from ... me into a * starched prude, for fear
that hereafter innocent - -*\vivacity might be mistaken for vicious levity: I should
take ... that no man will dare to insult it, except when agreat disparity in
circumstances engcourages an abandoned wretch to take advantage of the
neceffity of the indigent.