Usage examples for repute

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. It was all very well to think of Jeanne- Jeanne, whom it was unlikely that Fate would ever allow him to see again, even supposing the war ended during his lifetime; but there was Peggy- Peggy, his future wife, who had stuck to him loyally through good and evil repute – The Rough Road by William John Locke
  9. The high repute in which it has long been held is seen in its thirty synonyms. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  10. 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
  11. She was well enough acquainted with Bob's repute and her temper made it improbable, to say the least, that the course of wooing would in this case run very smoothly. – The Nether World by George Gissing
  12. 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
  13. And even when praise is won by merit, still, how does it add to the good conscience of the wise man who measures his good not by popular repute but by the truth of inner conviction? – The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius
  14. By all accounts I am in fine repute with you! – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  15. His repute was great for ferocity towards doubtful characters, but he was credited with discrimination. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. His family in Charlestown is known to me by repute – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. 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