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Sir John turned suddenly, and with the courtliness that was ever his he indulged in a rare exhibition of feeling.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
He rose from his chair and bowed to her with an Old-World courtliness.
THE PRIDE OF PALOMARPETER B. KYNE
Sir Walter Raleigh could not with more courtliness pilot his fair freight across the Avenue.
TURNS ABOUT TOWNROBERT CORTES HOLLIDAY
"If you will allow me the pleasure," said Nelson, with the touch of courtliness that showed through his homespun ways.
STORIES OF A WESTERN TOWNOCTAVE THANET
There is something akin in Meaux Cathedral to the high soul and courtliness of Bossuet.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
He swept her a salutation that exaggerated courtliness, and there was a quality of apology in his voice as he spoke.
THE PROUD PRINCEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
One of the prizes being a line-of-battle ship, Rodney had an opportunity to show appositely his courtliness of breeding.
TYPES OF NAVAL OFFICERSA. T. MAHAN
He laughed again, and again sat down; but his manner, though of that playful courtliness, was quite drawn out to her.
CHARLES AUCHESTER, VOLUME 2 (OF 2)ELIZABETH SHEPPARD
The delicate pince-nez he wore emphasized slightly the elusive air of supercilious courtliness he always conveyed.
OTHER THINGS BEING EQUALEMMA WOLF
This in his best exhibit of old-fashioned courtliness—the "gentleman" through and through, ignorant of anything useful.
THE DELUGEDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS

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