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  • 1. Where he had learnt his peculiar courtesy and helpfulness with those under his charge was less obvious. 🔊
  • 2. Morgan's face lighted up quickly at this unexpected courtesy. 🔊
  • 3. Jefferson ceased to speak to Schmidt, and the two statesmen met with the formal courtesy of bitter hatred. 🔊
  • 4. Sir Sandrit rose and saluted the minstrel with much courtesy, and bade him warm himself at the genial hearth. 🔊
  • 5. To treat them with the utmost courtesy, kindness, and charity, whenever we do meet them, is a positive duty. 🔊
  • 6. Everything is done to enhance the pleasure of the public, who are not treated with the scant courtesy meted out to them grudgingly in England. 🔊
  • 7. But he had no reasonable excuse, he had manifestly been sauntering when they met, and he had all the fine courtesy of the South. 🔊
  • 8. When she came to "less," she held out her gleaming skirt, and dipped down in a wild little courtesy. 🔊
  • 9. He came for the purpose of studying German military organization, and every conceivable courtesy was extended to him. 🔊
  • 10. Then he went down himself into the dungeon, and led the prince up with much courtesy, desiring to make thus amends for the past ill-treatment. 🔊
  • 11. They adopted resolutions expressive of their appreciation of his ability, uprightness and uniform and marked courtesy to the Court. 🔊
  • 12. Still, that would not by any means account for case of manner, graceful courtesy, and an instinct for saying the right thing at the right time. 🔊
  • 13. So saying, she held out her hand to Selina, who returned the proffered courtesy with a glow of gratitude for the unexpected kindness. 🔊
  • 14. The ladies received me with great courtesy, offering me as a sign of good will, first sweets and coffee, then lemonade, then coffee again. 🔊
  • 15. When the Americans rose against British misrule, their commanders were always treated with military courtesy. 🔊
  • 16. With fury they upbraided Harvey as an old dame for his ill-timed courtesy, vowing that they would obey no one but the priest that day. 🔊
  • 17. Mrs. Wickersham looked extremely uncomfortable, but Keith's calm courtesy set her at ease again. 🔊
  • 18. As Iravati and her father entered the gallery where Salim was, he advanced to meet and greet her with his usual light-hearted courtesy. 🔊
  • 19. He received them with genial courtesy, made them dine with him aboard the vessel, and sent them back to their constituents in great love and admiration of him. 🔊
  • 20. It was in nowise offered as an act of recognition; it was merely the mechanical courtesy that a man generally pays to any woman in whose path he chances to be for the breath of a second. 🔊
  • 21. She felt in him concrete, rugged strength and honesty of purpose, as wide as the sky from the polished courtesy and the conventional evasions of her urban admirers. 🔊
  • 22. He stopped and spoke with extreme courtesy, through an interpreter, for, unlike most Persians of the higher class, he does not speak French. 🔊
  • 23. It extends its cold unalterable courtesy to political exiles of every opinion, and is a fact which might give additional light to that portion of the planet seen from the farthest star. 🔊
  • 24. Then he and his train gathered up their gowns and galloped out the gate, after practice and receipt of grave courtesy, so much did temple differ from shrine in its contact with secular life. 🔊
  • 25. Twice they paused to rest, resuming the journey after a season of cursing, finally depositing him with scant courtesy upon the rocky floor of what proved to be a rather commodious cave. 🔊
  • 26. Under these circumstances, the complaints of the colonists, although supported by the Whigs and by Chatham, received scant courtesy in England. 🔊
  • 27. It is wonderful, however, how much may be done to soften them by habitual courtesy towards them, and by studiously avoiding anything calculated to offend them or rouse their anger. 🔊
  • 28. Sutter himself was a rather short, thick-set man, exquisitely neat, of military bearing, carrying himself with what is called the true old-fashioned courtesy. 🔊
  • 29. Diana saw him hesitate; and then, with a movement that had in it the graceful courtesy of the Huguenot and the reverence of a fine spirit, he bent very low before her and kissed her hand. 🔊
  • 30. He threw his affectation of detachment to the winds, moved his shoulders slightly, very slightly, made a step nearer to the couch, and looked down on her with an expression of amused courtesy. 🔊
  • 31. His amiability of disposition, deep sympathy with those in pain or sorrow, his love for children, nice sense of personal honor, and genial courtesy endeared him to all his friends. 🔊
  • 32. Over that pock-marked ground the regiment had to pass, and it opened the ball with a general and profound courtesy to the piping pickets; ducking in perfect time, as though it had been brazed on a rod. 🔊
  • 33. Diana was a sparkling, practical, outspoken young woman, much adored of young men whom she treated with scant courtesy, and with a great deal of common sense in her pretty head. 🔊
  • 34. Proverbial good nature, voiced by a musical, hearty laugh, won him social popularity, and even in congressional debate he never laid aside the polished armor of imperturbable courtesy. 🔊
  • 35. But our girl should not think that she can afford to overlook the acts of tactful courtesy which are her duty as well as her brother's. 🔊
  • 36. I am no walking code of priggish courtesy; I am merely a man who knows exactly what he wants most, and, missing that, deceives himself with nothing less. 🔊
  • 37. With dignified courtesy the politic Indian gave to his new friend free transit through his territory, provisions for his journey and an escort of Indian braves. 🔊
  • 38. In his fourth encounter, with De Grantmesnil, the Disinherited Knight showed as much courtesy as he had hitherto evinced courage and dexterity. 🔊
  • 39. As he bent once more to his work a bumblebee approached on its glad, piratical errand from flower to flower in the rapt stillness, and Feller looked around with a slight courtesy of his hat brim. 🔊
  • 40. Before granting her, therefore, as in common courtesy she was bound to do, a free passage, she determined on seizing the opportunity for again pressing the ratification of the treaty of Edinburgh. 🔊
  • 41. The Alsatians desire there should be no misunderstanding as to the nature of the sympathy shown to unjustly persecuted refugees, and the international courtesy practised by them even towards the Germans. 🔊
  • 42. And throughout this prodigious meal his aunt talked, mainly to me, mainly at Seaton, with an occasional satirical courtesy to Alice and muttered explosions of directions to the servant. 🔊
  • 43. The Secretary, then in young middle age, was a largely built man and portly, dark-eyed, with refined features and quick to express a certain conciliatory courtesy in his relations with others. 🔊
  • 44. Dosia thought, with bitter humor; but, if it were so, he instantly recovered himself, and came forward, hat in hand, with a quick access of bright courtesy, a punctilious warmth of manner. 🔊
  • 45. Not long afterwards Phillis accepted the invitation of the General and was received in Cambridge with marked courtesy by Washington and his officers. 🔊
  • 46. Thus the whole romance of the ancient city disappears from the word, and the policeman's reverent courtesy of demeanour deserts him quite suddenly. 🔊
  • 47. John Trevethick had more to say to the same effect, to which Richard listened with attentive courtesy; while at the same time he held to the same skeptical view entertained by Solomon. 🔊
  • 48. So I let the audience quit the hall, that I might not be accosted, with provincial courtesy, by any of the inhabitants who chanced to notice that I was a stranger, and was the last of all to emerge into the open air. 🔊
  • 49. Then she added, with mock courtesy: 🔊

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