more fatherly

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For Garstang could not have been more fatherly and considerate to her.

His manner had lost nothing in warmth; indeed it was, if possible, more fatherly than ever.

No individual experience of fatherhood could make such men as he more fatherly.

His visitor paid no heed to his withdrawal; but opened out the note-book with a more fatherly pat.