OBLIGING's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of obliging
Definition:
a. happy and ready to do favors for others
Example:
As she grew up, a sound English education corrected in a great measure her French defects; and when she left school, I found in her a pleasing and obliging companion: docile, good-tempered, and well-principled.
Sentence in Classic:
Darya Alexandrovna liked her neatness, her deferential and obliging manners, but she felt ill at ease with her.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Most of the company were chapmen and waggoners, all extremely polite; they asked Cacambo a few questions with the greatest circumspection, and answered his in the most obliging manner.
Candide By Voltaire Context
My daughter Dora having, unhappily, no mother, Miss Murdstone is obliging enough to become her companion and protector.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Biddy, who was the most obliging of girls, immediately said she would, and indeed began to carry out her promise within five minutes.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
She was polite, obliging, cheerful, hopeful; but, the more polite, the more obliging, the more cheerful, the more hopeful, the more exemplary altogether, she; the forlorner Sacrifice and Victim, he.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
One young gentleman was very anxious to hang up his cap for him; and another was so obliging as to put his hands in his pockets, in order that, as he was very tired, he might not have the trouble of emptying them, himself, when he went to bed.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
She was as charming a widow as she had been a girl, pleasant when she had her own way, obliging as long as it did not discommode her, vain of her looks and her popularity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
He said so many other obliging things, and I knew him to be so honest a man, that I could not reject this proposal; the thirst I had of seeing the world, notwithstanding my past misfortunes, continuing as violent as ever.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
This obliging offer was gladly accepted, and Margaret retired to the parlor, which she hastily put in order by whisking the litter under the sofa and shutting the blinds to save the trouble of dusting.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Fanny would have had quite as good a walk there, I assure you, with the advantage of being of some use, and obliging her aunt: it is all her fault.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Captain Harville, though not equalling Captain Wentworth in manners, was a perfect gentleman, unaffected, warm, and obliging.
Persuasion By Jane Austen Context