He was the proverbially smooth young man looking to get ahead, and he did.
I therefore lay these facts before you, an Englishman, knowing that a Briton's generosity and capabilities are proverbially equal.
Servants are proverbially lavish and careless in this matter.
Bad temper is proverbially infectious, and as soon as he was gone a scene of mutual recrimination ensued.
Was not a Spaniard proverbially as quick to love as to jealousy?
But the Butes, then, were proverbially notorious for their callousness and their ingratitude.
Time and Tide passed on—as they are proverbially said to do—without waiting for any one.
proverbially such acts belong to a policy that outwits itself.
The Swedish and Finnish pilots are proverbially among the best in the world.
"Regrets for what 'might have been' are proverbially idle," cries the historian from whom I have chiefly quoted.