There would be new boys to condescend
to, and there would be tales of holiday adventures to hear.
But I don't know whether you will condescend to such a task," said she, laughing, "now that you are so taken up with the notion of putting spirit into machinery.
I wonder whether it would condescend to alight on such a great clumsy finger as mine?
He had condescended
to mortgage as far as he had the power, but he would never condescend
But Laure refused to condescend
to an act of espial which no curiosity could justify, and she consequently became the object of much reprobation.
The woman seemed as if she would not--could not-- condescend
to exhibit any concern or interest in such a creature.
If your Majesty would condescend
to state your case," he remarked, "I should be better able to advise you.
Now, if your pretty granddaughter --excuse me, miss--will condescend
to take care of this pipe for two months, we shall save the cost of one next time.
You look as though you had never heard of him; but as the cricket and racing are the only part of your paper that you condescend
to read, you can't be expected to keep track of all the peers created in your time.
I felt sure that I was followed in the street, and my every movement dogged by those to whom I would not condescend
to turn and look.
Falk obeys the law of self-preservation without the slightest misgivings as to his right, but at a crucial turn of that ruthlessly preserved life he will not condescend
to dodge the truth.
When a lady condescends
to apologise, there is no keeping one's anger, of course; so we parted good friends for once; and this time I squeezed her hand with a cordial, not a spiteful pressure.