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She seemed to imply that I was a modest soldier, and if there is a way to flatter a man it is to call him modest.
The habit of refreshing oneself with a pipe on some elevated spot which commands a fine view, is common to both sexes.
He urged, that it would flatter the peculiarities of her character, and might conciliate her good offices for his liberty.
To suddenly discover oneself proficient where failure had been feared increases self esteem and adds to the sum of happiness.
He afterwards enlarged his model and adopted a flatter pattern, and arrived at the greatest perfection about 1700.
We arrive then at this one certain fact, that the flatter the model of a violin the greater the probability of a good fine tone.
I don't profess to know anything about business, but I flatter myself that I understand my fellow men.
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In consequence of this, this particular note will be sounding flatter in pitch than it ought to do.
I don't flatter myself that she broke her heart on my account, but what would she think of me in my red coat?
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The whole of our gunroom officers dine with us, and we flatter ourselves that we shall end the day as happily as we have begun it.

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