Mrs Sarah Presbytery" remarks flatteringly
to "Mr Genius" [David Hume], "since [my sons] got into your good company, they have put off the old man entirely: they have acquired a jaunty air, a military swagger, and a G_d-d_n-me look; they are metamorphosed so very much to the better, that I scarce know them to be my own children" (in Douglas: A Tragedy 5).
The first, Agent of Deceit, is already out and has been flatteringly
compared to the work of John Le Carre.
The differences between the technician and the genius may be seen by comparing it with work from Basel by Cranach himself: the portrait of Johann Friedrich, flatteringly
called the Magnanimous, the Electoral Duke of Saxony.
It's just covered by a lot of wicked, and hilarious, satire that flatteringly
presumes its target audience, and their parents, are smarter than Hollywood usually gives them credit for.
The logo doesn't scream at you, the frames are flatteringly
oversized and the colours are simple subtle metallics.
s exclusive Tatler Magazine, which flatteringly
compared him to James Bond, Jay Gatsby and Thomas Crown.
A kickshaw is defined either in a neutral manner as "a bauble, trifle, or knickknack" or more flatteringly
as "a fancy tidbit; a delicacy.
, the band have been called Boy Division because of the alleged resemblance between fresh-faced Tom's charismatic live act and that of haunted Joy Division singer Ian Curtis, who committed suicide in 1980.
We discovered that it was perfectly all right for Charlie to cause nerve-jangling embarrassment by snogging Camilla in front of everyone - because her Army officer husband Andrew Parker Bowles (for whom Princess Anne was flatteringly
described as "a past shag") slept with other women.
At a reception held in the Town Hall to mark the event the Lord Lieutenant Alan Waterworth somewhat flatteringly
referred to Quilliam professionally as the Rex Makin of his day.
But lit flatteringly
and sitting at solid modern seats, no one looked out of place.
These days plain colours with smart blocking dominate skiwear, with silhouettes which are more flatteringly
fitted and less bulbous.
The 30-second ad features the junior Senator from the Commonwealth of Kentucky talking about his father flatteringly
, as most sons would.
All offered visions of America that were flatteringly
attractive to the euphoric crowd at this "Road to Victory" conference.
Before that they were known, more flatteringly
, as Achan, meaning "chosen ones".