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As a longtime reader of historical romance, I frankly found much of this initial praise of Bridgerton to be coated in condescension toward the romance genre.
My first thought was that the tradition carries a vague sense of condescension based on the fact that she is a woman, and perhaps the tradition is no longer as charming as it once was.
MISS MANNERS: PEOPLE AT HOME ACTING AS THOUGH THEY’RE AT HOMEJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
This condescension seemed to have no other effect than that of encouraging their arrogance.
M. Le Mesge smiled with condescension, meantime winking at Morhange with the eye nearest to him.
ATLANTIDAPIERRE BENOIT
I do not know how to acknowledge with sufficient humility the condescension and great kindness of your lordship's letter.
THE EUSTACE DIAMONDSANTHONY TROLLOPE
No condescension is needed, but ascension to a free and ready flight of fancy.
C's breeziness had in it a touch of condescension, or D's brusqueness was the brusqueness of assumed superiority.
THE KNACK OF MANAGINGLEWIS K. URQUHART AND HERBERT WATSON
He had, nevertheless, just before applauded Rosas's remarks, either out of condescension or from politeness.
She smiled reassuringly, but perhaps with a faint suggestion of condescension.
LOVE IN A CLOUDARLO BATES
I was astonished at his kindness and condescension, when Mrs. Greenough told me who and what he was.
PLANE AND PLANKOLIVER OPTIC

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