But as a perishable perfect man must die, and leave his despotism in the hands of an imperfect successor, an earthly despotism is not merely a bad form
of government, it is the worst form that is possible.
Most disquieting reflection of all, was it not bad form
to think about good form?
I am glad that was it," I said, "for I could not believe you guilty of such bad form
By the way, my dear captain, you just mentioned the Rue Coupe-Gueule* That is a very bad form
of speech; people are no longer so barbarous.
Rostov had become a bluff, good-natured fellow, whom his Moscow acquaintances would have considered rather bad form
, but who was liked and respected by his comrades, subordinates, and superiors, and was well contented with his life.
It's old man Challenger's show and we are here by his good will, so it would be rotten bad form
if we didn't follow his instructions to the letter.
Apparently it was considered bad form
to remark these apertures; for when I pointed to this one, and tried to frame a question about it in their tongue, they were still more visibly distressed and turned away.
Up to that time it had been looked on as rather bad form
to exact a penalty.
And finally, I must confess that, though I know it is bad form
to pursue a man in this way, I have come to beg your friendship, my dear prince.
I begin to forgive you for being in bad form
Jonas Gutierrez's return is one of the great black-and-white stories recent years and while think it has taken a combination of injuries, bad luck and bad form
to him to this point, we should celebrate his comeback.
Despite a slow start to the season themselves, Pacos are also in the mix for the European places and aren't in bad form
Take advantage of their bad form
inflating prices and back an away win for Rodgers (above) on Sunday
It's bad form
, you see, to mention religion in the midst of massacres lest the faithful of either side take oence.
It would be bad form
to reveal Ann's age but let's just say there's a very appropriate Beatles' song they could have substituted.