When Mrs Western was gone, Sophia, who had been hitherto silent, as well indeed from necessity as inclination, began to return the compliment
which her father had made her, in taking her part against her aunt, by taking his likewise against the lady.
Mr Elliot appeared to think that he (Sir Walter) was looking exactly as he had done when they last parted;" but Sir Walter had "not been able to return the compliment
entirely, which had embarrassed him.
I doubt whether he will return the compliment
, and discover her to be a lady.
Now, Miss Squeers being five years older, and out of her teens (which is also a great matter), had, since, been more than commonly anxious to return the compliment
, and possess her friend with a similar secret; but, either in consequence of finding it hard to please herself, or harder still to please anybody else, had never had an opportunity so to do, inasmuch as she had no such secret to disclose.
For I know that all pretty young gentlemen like to have pretty similes made about them--as well they may--but I shall not return the compliment
You mus'n't return the compliment
and call me 'Patrick,' mind--I'm too old to be treated in that way.
He then bared his bosom for me to return the compliment
, which being done, he seemed highly pleased.
Smouch to produce; for while Sam, anxious to return the compliment
, was grinding that gentleman's body against the door-post, the principal crept past, and made his way to the bar, whither Sam, after bandying a few epithetical remarks with Mr.
When people who live in the country patronize public amusements, public amusements return the compliment
by upsetting the family afterward for days together.
The two discoverers stare at the Smallweeds, who return the compliment
THE victory parade gave the public the opportunity to say thank you to our Olympians and Paralympians - and the athletes their chance to return the compliment
Many Reds fans would love to return the compliment
by helping press Hodgson's claims for another job which is way beyond him.
and as the Japanese girls were so complimentary about our performance against them, I would like to return the compliment
by hoping they will win the final.
Something tells us Julia, right, would be less than likely to return the compliment
The trip enabled the Tees athletes to return the compliment
after LC Rapid runners took part in New Marske Harriers "Mermaid 10km" earlier this year.