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Usage examples for unexceptionable

  1. The Mrs. Busby he knew was so very unexceptionable a lady; how could she be the black sheep of the story he had heard? – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  2. Thus, for instance, if a gentleman not too far gone in maturity, of dignified exterior, with an ample fortune, and of unexceptionable character, should happen to set his heart upon her, and the only way to make him happy was to give up her weeds and go into those unbecoming colors again for his sake,- why, she felt that it was in her nature to make the sacrifice. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  3. My only consolation is that he is a man of wealth and culture, and indeed in every other respect entirely unexceptionable." – Ester Ried by Pansy (aka. Isabella M. Alden)
  4. Even the subsidising of unexceptionable parents, as the same writer remarks, cannot be viewed with enthusiasm. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  5. The narrator, Mr W. A. S., is described as an unexceptionable witness who has never had any other visual hallucination. – Occultism and Common-Sense by Beckles Willson
  6. The present crucifix is of wood, and is probably an old one long venerated, and embodied in his work by Gaudenzio himself, partly out of respect to public feeling, and partly, perhaps, as an unexceptionable excuse for avoiding a great difficulty. – Ex Voto by Samuel Butler
  7. As a personal servant, or valet, he would have been unexceptionable, but as a captain or jemadar over his fellows, he was out of his proper sphere. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  8. The convention, notwithstanding, proceeded to adopt a constitution unexceptionable in its general features, and providing for the submission of the slavery question to a vote of the people, which, in my opinion, they were bound to do under the Kansas and Nebraska act. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  9. The taste shown in the decoration and furniture was almost unexceptionable. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  10. Yet amongst them was more than one gentleman of unexceptionable character as well as ample wealth. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  11. When she had left Chicago, her grammar had been unexceptionable; but since she had been in England, she said " you ain't" and dropped all her g's; and when Montague brought down a bird at long range, she exclaimed, condescendingly, " Why, you're quite a dab at it!" – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair
  12. The valeting in that house was unexceptionable, and the service at table was of a dress- coated decorum worthy of finer dinners than were ever eaten there. – London Films by W.D. Howells
  13. For some time, I took you for the very gentle man I was in search of; and I do assure you, if your signals had not been so very unexceptionable, something serious might have happened between us." – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  14. The old furniture, which had seemed so unexceptionable before, suddenly became dowdy in the presence of this princely affair. – Pebbles on the Shore by Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner)
  15. Mr. Downe Wright was now Lord Glenallan, with an additional fifteen thousand per annum, and by wiser heads than hers would have been thought an unexceptionable match for any young woman. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  16. Your aunt, who, you will remember, first brought him to us, spoke of his reputation in the States as being entirely unexceptionable. – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  17. Nor is anything wanting to render the third book of Locke's Essay a nearly unexceptionable treatise on the connotation of names, except to free its language from the assumption of what are called Abstract Ideas, which unfortunately is involved in the phraseology, although not necessarily connected with the thoughts, contained in that immortal Third Book. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  18. One of them a very handsome young man, in unexceptionable style, waiting upon two ladies; a beauty, and the beauty's mother. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  19. There were so many strange names, and all she knew about them was that they were all the names of great and illustrious men in high positions, and unexceptionable women. – A Hungarian Nabob by Maurus Jókai
  20. Are they going to walk about like that to all eternity, being unexceptionable? – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
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