My faithful friend and noble patron," continued Laurie with a wave of the hand, "who has so flatteringly
presented me, is not to be blamed for the base stratagem of tonight.
I use heaps of postage stamps, pay the expenses of many indifferent lecturers, defray the cost of printing reams of pamphlets and hand-bills which hail the laborer flatteringly
as the salt of the earth, write and edit a little socialist journal, and do what lies in my power generally.
No regular beauty pleases egotistical human beings so much as a softened and refined likeness of themselves; for this reason, fathers regard with complacency the lineaments of their daughters' faces, where frequently their own similitude is found flatteringly
associated with softness of hue and delicacy of outline.
There was no help near if we called, and the Herculeses who dragged us had a way of asking sweetly and flatteringly
for bucksheesh, which was seductive, and of looking fierce and threatening to throw us down the precipice, which was persuasive and convincing.
Roker had so flatteringly
described as an out-and-outer to sleep in.
I am, flatteringly
, often the go-to-guy for these events, the possession of a British passport meaning that visa complications -- especially to Europe and the US -- do not affect fairly spontaneous travel.
Top-heavy figures: V-neck are perfect for masking larger chests as the neck line will flatteringly
cut the area in half.
compared Delta Rae to their favorite band of all time, claiming "If Fleetwood Mac came up in North Carolina, they might resemble Delta Rae.
They also have necklines that don't gape, higher underarm and backlines which hide visible scarring, adjustable straps for a perfect fit and empire waistlines that fall flatteringly
around the tummy and hips.
A "kickshaw" is defined either in a neutral manner as "a bauble, trifle, or knick-nack" or more flatteringly
as "a fancy tidbit; a delicacy.
95, is brilliant as it's flatteringly
Registering the changes, Yeats flatteringly
remarked, just a year after dismissing her epistolary capacities, that her letters were now "delightful": "you are much the best letter-writer I know, or have known--your letters have so much unstrained animation, so much natural joyousness.