He was respectful of her concerns, but they didn't see eye-to-eye on any of it - except the fact that they both wanted another child.
Sarah was his mother, so he would be respectful, and if he wasn't she could always walk away.
You seem to enjoy your work - and you are respectful toward me.
I suppose I do enjoy the work, and I try to act respectful to all our customers.
"I saw something, ikir," she said in a tone far softer and more respectful than her original.
Even his youngest sister was composed and respectful of her place and a warrior's needs and expectations.
She and her husband related their conversation with Effie to Fred, how she had read the notebook, her comments regarding the gold coins, and their new, more respectful evaluation of Miss Effie Quincy.
Would he still be gentle and respectful, or would he suddenly demand husbandly rights?
It wasn't wild sex, but gentle respectful lovemaking.
Gerald was solemn and respectful as he worked.
As a lecturer, he was inferior in charm and eloquence to Brown and Stewart; the latter says that "silent and respectful attention" was accorded to the "simplicity and perspicuity of his style" and "the gravity and authority of his character."
Long before his death, Bright's references in public speeches to the achievements of the Anti-Corn Law League were received with respectful impatience, and Peel's famous speech on the repeal of the corn laws would not convince the German Reichstag or a modern House of Commons.
The reception of this volume was cordial, but not so universally respectful as that which Tennyson had grown to expect from his adoring public. The fact was that the heightened reputation of Browning, and still more the sudden vogue of Swinburne, Morris and Rossetti (1866-1870), considerably disturbed the minds of Tennyson's most ardent readers, and exposed himself to a severer criticism than he had lately been accustomed to endure.
His prejudice against the Scots had at length become little more than matter of jest; and whatever remained of the old feeling had been effectually removed by the kind and respectful hospitality with which he had been received in every part of Scotland.
The young emperor was frank and cordial; Frederick was more cautious, for he detected under the respectful manner of Joseph a keen ambition that might one day become dangerous to Prussia.
How soon will he be here? he asked the aide-de-camp with a respectful politeness evidently relating to the personage he was referring to.
Above all, try to be respectful and cautious with the old prince.
And the count turned to the cook, who, with a shrewd and respectful expression, looked observantly and sympathetically at the father and son.
Berg was sitting beside the countess consoling her with the respectful attention of a relative.
"Sire," he said, with respectful playfulness, "they are only afraid lest Your Majesty, in the goodness of your heart, should allow yourself to be persuaded to make peace.