Usage examples for gent

  1. Know the old gent, don't you?" – Torchy, Private Sec. by Sewell Ford
  2. He's left a gent more dead than alive back in Martindale, and I want him. – Way of the Lawless by Max Brand
  3. Come, farmer Pemberton," he added more quietly, " help me to hornament this gent," and in a very brief space the two mastered and handcuffed the labourer. – The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant by Alexander Johnstone Wilson
  4. And I asks you- and this other gent, which I takes him to be a friend o' yours, and confidential- I asks you, can a man trust his own eyes and his own ears? – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  5. St. George's Church, where she was buried, was destroyed by fire in 1727. The register of that church has this record: " 1616, May 21 Rebecca Wrothe Wyff of Thomas Wroth gent A Virginia lady borne, here was buried in ye chaunncle." – The Story of Pocahantas by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  6. The old gent lost. – Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol
  7. " I hope, madame and the young ladies, as well as this gent, will be assured that-" " If you go on much longer making excuses, sir, you will have to excuse the length of your excuses; and it is time this came to an end!" – The Wandering Jew, Book II. by Eugene Sue
  8. It is often suggested that Mr. Milliken's 'Arry is the survival- or, at least, the descendant- of the " gent" of Leech and the " snob" of Thackeray and Albert Smith. – The History of "Punch" by M. H. Spielmann
  9. There's a gent named Riley Sinclair nobody ain't never seen before. – The Rangeland Avenger by Max Brand
  10. " D-- the Miss Hoggarties, ma'am," said the right honourable gent; and he said it with such energy, that his grey horse gave a sudden lash out that well nigh sent him over his head. – The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond by William Makepeace Thackeray
  11. " Well, he was a wise gent. – Black Jack by Max Brand
  12. Who's the young gent- Clarence what? – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford
  13. " Damned funny gent, Pete is. – Black Jack by Max Brand
  14. That Mexican gent yonder knows me of old- don't you, Ramon? – The Border Boys Across the Frontier by Fremont B. Deering
  15. He said, " Slap your chest, 'peal to the honour of a British gent, and pitch it in strong." – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  16. I want to know who was the gent that most likely tipped off your warden friend. – Torchy by Sewell Ford
  17. Was that Mexican gent, del Rio, in town? – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory
  18. A man as was a Member of Parliament only last Session,- as belongs to no end of swell clubs, a gent as well known in London as any gent about the town! – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  19. First lady swing with the right hand round with the right hand gent! – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  20. If the gent don't choose to travel with it, let him stop here and be d- d! – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman