Dr. Jebb then gave a brief and rather halting account of a "certain rumour reflecting on the sobriety of his assistant."
To all questions about diet Jebb would respond tetchily or carelessly.
Dr. Jebb, an able observer, thought that the American war ‘must be decisive of the liberties of both countries.’
Jebb, with all his bluntness, was a mean lover of the atmosphere of the Court.
Mrs. Jebb opened the door, greeted him with a hearty handshake, and was more than usually cordial.
Dr. Jebb was supposed to be chairman, but Higginbotham was irrepressible.
A gentle, kindly man and a deep scholar, Dr. Jebb had no more knowledge of the world than a novice in a convent.
Dr. Jebb was afraid to take any large part in these deliberations.
Dr. Jebb could not quite "see the lesson," but the fire and power of the rendering gripped the audience.
That wasn't in my time, but I've heard old Jebb speak of it.