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He’s handsome, courteous, clever, witty, great at doing impressions of people and has fabulous taste in art, food, and wine.
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Mr. Pontellier had been a rather courteous husband so long as he met a certain tacit submissiveness in his wife.
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It was from the biggest face that the voice had come, and Dorothy responded with a courteous "Good-morning!"
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Easily accessible to all, courteous and reasonable ever, he was in many respects a model railway manager.
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I was enraptured—the communication was made in the most courteous manner to the marquis.
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Singularly courteous and obliging on all occasions, I, personally, have been much indebted to him for help and advice.
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More than once that day was the good housewife tempted to send the three visiting Babcocks home, but was too courteous to do so.
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A courteous manner, and graceful offer of service are valued highly when offered, and the giver loses nothing by her civility.
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Any slight attention, or an apology made for crushing or incommoding you, is best acknowledged by a courteous bow, in silence.
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