At the end of a moment's conversation, in which Porthos hinted that a lady of elevated rank had condescended
to relieve him from his embarrassment, Mousqueton entered.
Is it possible the king could have condescended
so far as to express himself so favorably of me?
She had even condescended
to advise him to marry as soon as he could, provided he chose with discretion; and had once paid him a visit in his humble parsonage, where she had perfectly approved all the alterations he had been making, and had even vouchsafed to suggest some herself-- some shelves in the closet upstairs.
to avail himself of my literary experience by constituting me editor of the "Wonder-Book.
Much better, and in extremely good quarters," said George; but, turning quickly to Miss Osgood, he added, "So, Miss Maria, your beau has condescended
to walk with you at last?
Prettyman: they visited with the Palfreys, who farmed their own land, played many a game at whist with the doctor, and condescended
a little towards the timber-merchant, who had lately taken to the coal-trade also, and had got new furniture; but whether a confectioner should be admitted to this higher level of respectability, or should be understood to find his associates among butchers and bakers, was a new question on which tradition threw no light.
I hate to be condescended
to, but I like well enough to oblige; I stayed.
Diana and Venus, no doubt, abused the beautiful Alcmena and poor Io, when they condescended
, for distraction's sake, to speak, amidst nectar and ambrosia, of mortal beauties, at the table of Jupiter.
This was the only concession to self-defense that she condescended
The Protector of the Poor has condescended
to inform me, his slave, that once in his life he has been wounded by a woman.