He treated the grim warriors with his usual urbanity
. They passed some little time at the camp; saw, no doubt, that everything was conducted with military skill and vigilance; and that such an enemy was not to be easily surprised, nor to be molested with impunity, and then departed, to report all that they had seen to their comrades.
Their advances were received with great urbanity
, but in most instances with that unembarrassed manner that is fatal to hope.
The last thing he heard, just before the end of the summer session, was that Griffiths, urbanity
had given way at length under the exasperation of the constant persecution.
The forced urbanity
which the Prince had assumed fell away from him without warning.
"He would be wanting in wits, senora countess," said the duke, "who did not perceive your worth by your person, for at a glance it may be seen it deserves all the cream of courtesy and flower of polite usage;" and raising her up by the hand he led her to a seat beside the duchess, who likewise received her with great urbanity
. Don Quixote remained silent, while Sancho was dying to see the features of Trifaldi and one or two of her many duennas; but there was no possibility of it until they themselves displayed them of their own accord and free will.
When they reached the house he helped her to get out of the carriage, and making an effort to master himself, took leave of her with his usual urbanity
, and uttered that phrase that bound him to nothing; he said that tomorrow he would let her know his decision.
de Bellegarde with the modulated smoothness of the man of the world, and in spite of his excellent English, of the Frenchman; but Newman, at the same time that he sat noting its harmonious flow, perceived that it was not mere mechanical urbanity
. Decidedly, there was something in his visitor that he liked.
Woodhouse, who being, according to his custom on such occasions, making the circle of his guests, and paying his particular compliments to the ladies, was ending with herand with all his mildest urbanity
He stepped as gently and as daintily as a cat crossing a muddy street; and oh, he was urbanity
; he was quiet, unobtrusive self-possession; he was deference itself!
As the Count was so indisputably in the right that it was impossible to argue against him, the mob answered only by redoubled clamour and horrible threats, to which the Count opposed the most perfect urbanity
The features of Mr Vladimir, so well known in the best society by their humorous urbanity
, beamed with cynical self-satisfaction, which would have astonished the intelligent women his wit entertained so exquisitely.
Grip having by this time recovered his urbanity
, condescended, at Barnaby's solicitation, to repeat his various phrases of speech, and to go through the whole of his performances with the utmost success.