"Let us cease these pleasantries, I entreat you," I laughed.
One remark, and one only, had he for all and sundry who chose him as a butt for their pleasantries.
They press you to drink with pleasantries the most agreeable in the world.
These are the pleasantries of the Bench, and doubtless they amuse the junior bar.
By his manner, he put Carrie at her ease, and by his deference ...