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1  His cold politeness, his ceremonious grace, were worse than anything.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 8
2  Anne could not refuse; but never had she sacrificed to politeness with a more suffering spirit.
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3  &c; which was all as politely done, and as politely taken, as possible, but her part must follow then.
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4  He continued at the window; and after calmly and politely saying, "I hope the little boy is better," was silent.
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5  Lady Russell's composed mind and polite manners were put to some trial on this point, in her intercourse in Camden Place.
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6  When they came to the steps, leading upwards from the beach, a gentleman, at the same moment preparing to come down, politely drew back, and stopped to give them way.
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7  At the end of that period, Lady Russell's politeness could repose no longer, and the fainter self-threatenings of the past became in a decided tone, "I must call on Mrs Croft; I really must call upon her soon."
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8  She could think only of the invitation she had with such astonishment witnessed, and of the manner in which it had been received; a manner of doubtful meaning, of surprise rather than gratification, of polite acknowledgement rather than acceptance.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 22