... dressed, and (must it be owned ?) somewhat dirty — were here smoking and drinking, and vociferously applauding the songs ; young University bucks were to be found here, too, with that indescribable genteel simper which is only learned at the knees... The history of Pendennis - Seite 76von William Makepeace Thackeray - 1896Vollansicht
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Richard Gordon - 2002 - 444 Seiten
...Papers. These individualists were admitted with amused tolerance into the pages of Thackeray (181 1-63): Rakish young medical students, gallant, dashing, what...and drinking, and vociferously applauding the songs. And of Shaw: That's what makes the medical student the most disgusting figure in modern civilization....