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No little affectations marred it, and the cordial sweetness of her manner was more charming than the new beauty or the old grace, for it stamped her at once with the unmistakable sign of the true gentlewoman she had hoped to become.
Indeed, I think I may say that you cannot, for your behaviour to him is perfectly cordial, and if THAT were your opinion, I am sure you could never be civil to him.
Let us therefore proceed to examine whether the people are not right in their opinion that a cordial Union, under an efficient national government, affords them the best security that can be devised against HOSTILITIES from abroad.
I daresay you are," said Montgomery, in anything but a cordial tone.
Darcy walked off; and Elizabeth remained with no very cordial feelings toward him.
The two friends, after a cordial pressure of the hands, separated.
Now and then familiarity was pushed too far, and would effervesce into a brawl, and a "rough and tumble" fight; but it all ended in cordial reconciliation and maudlin endearment.
I was aware that he entertained a cordial detestation of the ship, and believed that, should a fair chance of escape present itself, he would embrace it willingly.
I could not be cordial in my invitation, but if she chuses to come no want of cordiality on my part will keep her away.
Adam eagerly opened the letter which had only just arrived, and conveyed a cordial invitation to stop with his grand-uncle at Lesser Hill, for as long a time as he could spare.
As I entered he rose to greet me, his old-time cordial smile of welcome lighting his handsome face.
These officers said they would take it upon themselves to insure us a cordial reception.