You, I know, lay this to his fearfulness of disobliging or offending.
I did not mean to catch his eye—but I don't like to be disobliging.
One too lazy or disobliging cannot grow these many latent powers.
He was gentle and kind—especially to little boys; I rough and disobliging.
He does not draw his sword, he is neither gruff nor disobliging.
I repeat, he was in no way ...