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I still got carded regularly, though I knew the gray would put an end to that flattery.
SOME YOUNG WOMEN EMBRACED THEIR GRAY HAIR DURING THE PANDEMIC. THEY MIGHT NOT GO BACK.MAURA JUDKISAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Realizing that the intended flattery has failed should make people less inclined to press on — or try it again on others.
MISS MANNERS: CELEBRITY COMPARISON RANKLESJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The problem, as we all know, is that flattery will get you nowhere.
HOW PSEUDOSCIENTISTS GET AWAY WITH IT - FACTS SO ROMANTICSTUART FIRESTEINAUGUST 28, 2020NAUTILUS
During the eleven months since he had left England he had experienced neither encouragement nor flattery.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He's getting a little stiff in the joints of his good nature, but a good dose of flattery'll limber him up considerable.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
She had a long struggle with herself, being fond of notice and flattery, and possessed of considerable pride.
THE CHILDHOOD OF DISTINGUISHED WOMENSELINA A. BOWER
They should be treated kindly, but not allowed too many toys and sweetmeats, nor too much flattery.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Julie acknowledged this flattery by a wan little smile, and following Hester out of the 24 room, went in to see her father.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
By a "species of admirable flattery" Diard had made Juan his choice.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
My idea of running amanuenses is by praise, not pudding, flattery and not coins!
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

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