Usage examples for repute

  1. Only Mavovo stood firm; perhaps because as a witch- doctor of repute he felt that it did not become him to show the white feather in the presence of an evil spirit. – Allan and the Holy Flower by H. Rider Haggard
  2. Well, then, I shall engage an architect of repute, the first in his profession"- he rubbed his hands with an air of enjoyment-" and he shall restore the old place, with a respect and reverence. – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  3. That some nations remain neutral from fear, that indeed is comprehensive enough; but that nations, otherwise held in the highest repute, can remain pro- German in sentiment, passes our understanding. – War by Pierre Loti
  4. His repute was great for ferocity towards doubtful characters, but he was credited with discrimination. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  5. I would advise any couple, faced by the problem, to consult some doctor of repute till they understand the matter, and then to find out for themselves what is for them the right course to adopt. – Men, Women, and God by A. Herbert Gray
  6. Nevertheless, we had realized for some time that the dreaded triangle was threatening the repute of our quiet neighborhood, and as I stood by the telephone that night I saw that it had come. – Sight Unseen by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  7. The high repute in which it has long been held is seen in its thirty synonyms. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  8. His family in Charlestown is known to me by repute. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  9. Know you not that Master Alwyn, since he hath commenced trade for himself, hath acquired already the repute of the couthliest goldsmith in London? – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  10. It even struck me that Raffles was for once inclined to exaggerate the undeniable risk that we ran by remaining in the same room with an officer whom both he and I knew only too well by name and repute. – A Thief in the Night by E. W. Hornung
  11. Not Tostig, surely, whom nought but Harold's repute keeps a day in his earldom. – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  12. Upon this, the wench, without more ado, was turned out of doors, and was forced to live at an alehouse of ill- repute, where Sanders used to come of an evening, and so got acquainted with her. – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward
  13. At first they had brought some ladies with them, of good repute with charity; and then, as time went on, they added to their stock by carrying. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  14. They were all gentlemen of course- Mr. Blake never invited ladies to his house- and gentlemen of well known repute. – A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katharine Green
  15. After following carefully all the experiments conducted by the late Professor Sidgwick and others, in the presence of witnesses of repute, I do not see how it is possible to deny the fact of telepathy. – Occultism and Common-Sense by Beckles Willson
  16. His love, his repute, nay, his very life, might be in danger- the day and hour seemed even to have been fixed for some design against him. – The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton