Jacques patronizing the fool, is one of the rarest shows of self-ignorance.
Stella was very kind to me, but in a superior, patronizing way.
Some fell to patronizing him, some to advising him, and some to sneering at the hubbub he was making.
He was referring, of course, to his having branched out into patronizing the Arts.
"She won't be patronizing Elinor after this," thought ...