"Lordliness" Quotes from Famous Books
... seemed to him excessive, but with periodical moderation. Between times he was a shiftless, indulgent, and somewhat henpecked little man of watery eyes, a mouth with several missing teeth, and a limp in one "sprung leg." But on semi-annual or quarterly occasions his lordliness of nature asserted itself in a drunken orgy. Then he went on a "high-lonesome" and whooped home with all the corked-up effervescence of weeks and months bubbling in his soul for expression. Then he proved his latent powers by knocking about the ...
— The Roof Tree • Charles Neville Buck
... fault; he will cut off this ready communicativeness, miss all touch with these friendly lives, and knock their confiding "feelers" back into the shell. But the advance-guard at least of our countrymen will find here a human nature poor and narrowed but right-minded, true, unwarped either by feudal lordliness or modern superciliousness. Reciprocity of treatment, let us hope, will endeavor to keep it so ...
— A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees • Edwin Asa Dix
Words linked to "Lordliness" : domineeringness, lordly, overbearingness, bearing, contemptuousness, mien, condescension, superiority, high-handedness, comportment, hubris, pride, superbia, imperiousness, superciliousness, presence, snobbery, snobbishness, disdainfulness, snobbism
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