He laid aside, too, all the dominant dignity and absolute sway with which he lorded it in his little empire, the school, and became wonderfully gentle and ingratiating
I do not know whether he has any design of ingratiating
himself with either of us, Harriet, by additional softness, but it strikes me that his manners are softer than they used to be.
And the lock of hair--that too I had always carried about me in the same pocket-book, which was now searched by Madam with the most ingratiating
virulence,--the dear lock--all, every memento was torn from me.
She found herself in the presence of a lady of mild, ingratiating
manners, whose dress was the perfection of neatness, taste, and matronly simplicity, whose personal appearance was little less than a triumph of physical resistance to the deteriorating influence of time.
Rospigliosi, quite set up with his new dignities, went with a good appetite and his most ingratiating
Once cleaned out and set to the work, his fat bare legs could cover a surprising amount of ground, and this was the reason why, while Kim and the lama lay in a leaky hut at Ziglaur till the storm should be over-past, an oily, wet, but always smiling Bengali, talking the best of English with the vilest of phrases, was ingratiating
himself with two sodden and rather rheumatic foreigners.
I can arrive at the papers only by putting her off her guard, and I can put her off her guard only by ingratiating
The pedlar's smile grew more ingratiating
, though he understood no word of what Cronshaw said, and like a conjurer he produced a sandalwood box.
Then he moved up to him with an ingratiating
smile, but stopped short again.
I may have remarked before that Holmes had, when he liked, a peculiarly ingratiating
way with women, and that he very readily established terms of confidence with them.
The kitten appeared from under the vendor's seat with an ingratiating
Although Prince Vasili listened reluctantly and not very politely to the elderly lady, even betraying some impatience, she gave him an ingratiating
and appealing smile, and took his hand that he might not go away.