1 When the first hour was out, Stephen even began to have an uncomfortable sensation upon him of being for the time a disreputable character.
2 I consider, sir, that you have obtained possession of that book, under very suspicious and disreputable circumstances; and you may think yourself very fortunate that the owner of the property declines to prosecute.
3 It was close upon four before the door opened, and a drunken-looking groom, ill-kempt and side-whiskered, with an inflamed face and disreputable clothes, walked into the room.
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4 Beside the couch was a wooden chair, and on the angle of the back hung a very seedy and disreputable hard-felt hat, much the worse for wear, and cracked in several places.
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5 However, I must not sit gossiping here, but must get these disreputable clothes off and return to my highly respectable self.
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6 First of all there was her disreputable father and then her mother's boarding house was beginning to get a certain fame.
7 I should feel much more comfortable in a private house than in this disreputable tavern.
8 So flagrant became the political scandals that reputable men began to leave politics alone, and politics consequently became disreputable.
9 She was obliged to accustom herself to disrepute, as she had accustomed herself to indigence.
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10 The glance has been so much abused in love romances that it has finally fallen into disrepute.
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11 Fraser, the tutor, died however, and the school which had begun well sank from disrepute into infamy.
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