She smiled faintly, vaguely, tolerantly, as if she enjoyed his pleasure in teasing her.
"It's aye the old story with you," the Paymaster would say tolerantly.
"It's a slip carriage," he said, smiling, tolerantly superior.
"That is quite proper, too, considering their relations," said Clarence tolerantly.
"Well, that's very interesting, I'm sure," he said tolerantly.