But Mr. Hand, flattered by her politeness, begged her to remain.
The use of a title higher than his own flattered the Inspector, and he was moved to graciousness.
To Mali-ya-bwana, in his flattered and unsuspicious mood, this seemed reasonable.
He's got to be flattered up, an' have some grit put into him.
Certainly, madame, my friend; and I shall be flattered and delighted ...