That Francesco was an upstart was no longer a matter of surmise with him.
Here was this upstart new boy with an air of questioning his authority.
An unedified palate is the irrepressible cloven foot of the upstart.
Besides, as I said to Francis, you had only to look at this upstart of a Jansoulet to see what he was worth.
It was by their order that the upstart Duncombe had ...