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Indeed, as Stengel notes, the faith of the Puritans was rooted in the notion that God could not be flattered with the indulgences and saintly interventions that were the stuff of Roman Catholicism, much less through the state-ordained piety of the Anglican Church.
Their manager Brady, a former Chester City winger, said: "I thought they were excellent all over and it really flattered us to come back to 3-2.
When I was a footballer and United wanted to buy me I was flattered," he said.
I am very flattered to be linked with the vacant job at Sunderland," said the Italian.
1 : to praise but not sincerely <"You haven't changed since the day we met," Grandpa flattered Grandma.
IPSWICH defender Alex Bruce felt Wigan's 4-1 winning margin in last night's Carling Cup clash flattered his father's side.
Paul Scholes has admitted he was flattered when he was asked to return to the England fold ( but has no regrets at rejecting coach Steve McClaren's advances.
Ewan's spokeswoman said: 'He is filming Star Wars but I'm sure he would be delighted and flattered.
Schwarzer admits he is flattered to be linked with a move to Highbury.
GUDJON Thordarson saw his side make it seven wins in eight games and then admitted 'the score flattered us'.
The company originated when it recognized an unfulfilled need for activewear that fit, flattered and felt good on a woman's body.
Manchester United midfield target Ander Herrera says he was flattered to be connected with a move to the club but the Athletic Bilbao star insists he's happy to stay with his current side as David Moyes plots a January move.