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"I wouldn't condescend to be mean, Laura," put in Lady Margaret, whilst the dowager fanned her hot face.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
“If you will condescend to explain the frying-pan I may perhaps relieve you from the fire,” said Selby with emphasis.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
It will be quite all right for you to offer me a cup of tea, if your kitchen mechanic will condescend.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It went perforce to the ragman, if he would condescend to accept it.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
They might condescend to drop me a courtesy, and then—anarchy, as before.
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
If you would invite me—or condescend to permit me to pay my share of the expenses.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
He will rather condescend to peace upon hard terms now than stay longer, if he finds himself in danger to be forced to worse.
AN ESSAY UPON PROJECTSDANIEL DEFOE
The better class of authors were too serious to condescend to compete with the badchen in their efforts to entertain.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
The same is true when titled foreigners condescend to visit our "land of the dollar."
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
The dignified Arab who gave it to him did not condescend upon any reply, but turned to attend upon his other customers.
THE MIDDY AND THE MOORSR.M. BALLANTYNE

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