Handing out compliments seemed to be out of character for him, but hadn't he always been honest and direct?
The game was a first for Betsy and the prime seats, compliments of her adoring boss.
Her residence was compliments of Janet O'Brien, one of a long line of Bird Song's temporary domestics.
Martha smiled at Fred's compliments but added, I know I shouldn't have gone in there.
She said nothing at his words, surprised as always by his backhanded compliments and tormented by the knowledge that she had to do something that would hurt them both.
"I'll second the compliments, Fred," Dean added.
"Who also showed up at my condo last night, compliments of you?" he challenged.
His maiden speech was youthfully fluent and dogmatic; but on its conclusion the orator was reminded with many compliments, by an honourable member, that he wanted six weeks of his majority, and consequently that he was amenable to a fine of £50o for speaking in the House.
This suspicion, which was due primarily, no doubt, to the agreement with Sparta, would find confirmation in the subsequent exchange of compliments with Dionysius I.
He set little store on the theology of those who in a system of dry and barren notions "pay handsome compliments to the Deity," "remove providence," "explode devotion," and leave but "little of zeal, affection, or warmth in what they call rational religion."
"All the compliments," he says, "that I have received from Arago, Laplace and Biot never gave me so much pleasure as the discovery of a theoretic truth, or the confirmation of a calculation by experiment."
"Je suis saoul de gloire et affame d'argent" was his reply to the compliments of Boileau.
You may send the gold pieces to your mother with my compliments; and tell her that the king will take care of both her and you.
So he called together his merry little fairies, and showing them a number of jars and vases filled with gold and precious stones, told them to carry those carefully to the palace of Santa Claus, and give them to him with the compliments of King Frost.
Give my respects to monsieur your father and my compliments to Mademoiselle Bourienne.
Nicholas sat leaning slightly forward in an armchair, bending closely over the blonde lady and paying her mythological compliments with a smile that never left his face.