Gentle to me and affable hath been Thy condescension
, and shall be honour'd ever With grateful Memorie: thou to mankind Be good and friendly still, and oft return.
Gertrude accompanied her because she too liked toffee, and because she plumed herself on her condescension
to her inferiors.
What the Greek king said excited the vizir's curiousity, and he said to him, "Sire, I beg your majesty to have the condescension
to tell me what the vizir said to King Sindbad.
There comes an end to all things; the most capacious measure is filled at last; and this brief condescension
to my evil finally destroyed the balance of my soul.
And to behold him now, seeking small loans with plaintive condescension
, sponging for breakfast on an art-student of nineteen, a fallen Don Juan who had neglected to die at the propitious hour, had a colour of romance for young imaginations.
I had been preparing for them ever since the previous day, but I had not expected such condescension
, such high-official courtesy.
Besides, how is it possible to avoid a little condescension
toward a husband whose pretty wife has appointed a meeting with you that same evening at St.
Various rumors were afloat to the effect that the owners of the Pharaon had promised to attend the nuptial feast; but all seemed unanimous in doubting that an act of such rare and exceeding condescension
could possibly be intended.
The latter felt immensely superior to his friend, but he inclined to condescension
The subject elevated him to more than usual solemnity of manner, and with a most important aspect he protested that "he had never in his life witnessed such behaviour in a person of rank-- such affability and condescension
, as he had himself experienced from Lady Catherine.
Julia was amused with his condescension
, which she thought augured perfect good-nature and affability.
He was right, and as he spoke neither his look, tone, nor manner displeased me; my AMOUR-PROPRE was propitiated; he had not addressed me out of condescension
, but because, having repaired to the cool dining-room for refreshment, he now wanted some one to talk to, by way of temporary amusement.