On entering the carriage, Julia noticed the eye of Antonio fixed on her with peculiar meaning, and she felt that her conduct
had been appreciated.
The character of the publican and sinner is not always practically incompatible with that of the modern Pharisee, for the majority of us scarcely see more distinctly the faultiness of our own conduct
than the faultiness of our own arguments, or the dulness of our own jokes.
Bloomfield were not the only guests whose coming to Wellwood House annoyed me; every visitor disturbed me more or less; not so much because they neglected me (though I did feel their conduct strange and disagreeable in that respect), as because I found it impossible to keep my pupils away from them, as I was repeatedly desired to do: Tom must talk to them, and Mary Ann must be noticed by them.
I strained every nerve to do so: by striving to amuse them, I endeavoured to attract them to my side; by the exertion of such authority as I possessed, and by such severity as I dared to use, I tried to deter them from tormenting the guests; and by reproaching their unmannerly conduct, to make them ashamed to repeat it.
She assured me that my character and general conduct were unexceptionable; but the children had made so little improvement since my arrival that Mr.
If he had married a fool, his conduct
would be intelligible enough.
I request your ladyship to consider whether it is desirable--in view of your son's conduct
in the future--to allow his wife to stand in the doubly perilous relation toward him of being also a cause of estrangement between his father and himself.
My blood boiled in my face; but it was better she should seem to attribute his conduct to this than to anything else.
but I told him I disliked such conduct, and he promised me not to repeat it.
This conduct in writing is placed in a very proper light by the ingenious Abbe Bannier, in his preface to his Mythology, a work of great erudition and of equal judgment.
And yet, as there is no conduct so fair and disinterested but that it may be misunderstood by ignorance, and misrepresented by malice, I have been sometimes tempted to preserve my own reputation at the expense of my reader, and to transcribe the original, or at least to quote chapter and verse, whenever I have made use either of the thought or expression of another.
When the morning came, your language and conduct
showed that you were absolutely ignorant of what you had said and done overnight.
I don't wish to use deceit," said Maggie, flushing into resentment at hearing this word applied to her conduct.
Tom had his terrible clutch on her conscience and her deepest dread; she writhed under the demonstrable truth of the character he had given to her conduct, and yet her whole soul rebelled against it as unfair from its incompleteness.
It is because you have not a mind large enough to see that there is anything better than your own conduct and your own petty aims.