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Courteousness is peculiarly suited to their age and sex, and particularly expected of them.
And now they treated him with that courteousness of manner which success in life always begets.
PHINEAS FINNANTHONY TROLLOPE
He had no liking for general society, though his natural courteousness made him shrink from seeming ungracious.
"My blessing upon you, O Ròn," he said, with the good kind courteousness that was his.
Personally he possesses charming, agreeable manners and Chesterfieldan courteousness, which vastly contributes to his popularity.
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Nevertheless, I had risen to make this answer, the ill grace of which I strove to attenuate by the courteousness of my attitude.
The children all thought they knew what Mrs. Howard meant, and with true courteousness they all avoided looking at Gracie.
JESSIE'S PARROTJOANNA MATHEWS
The stranger was not introduced as a physician: he behaved with great courteousness and prudence.
An angry person is generally impolite; and where contention and ill-will are, there can be no courteousness.
His command of temper, and courteousness under provocation, united to form a rare man, and to give him influence.

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