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flattered Sentence Examples

  • I'm flattered but I doubt I can be much help.

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  • I'm flattered by your offer, but I can't leave the twins.

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  • The smooth lines of the dress flattered her petite figure, but more important was the fact that Alex liked it.

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  • The smooth lines of the dress flattered her petite figure, but more important was the fact that Alex liked it.

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  • And Louis's ecclesiastical policy flattered their national pride.

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  • And Louis's ecclesiastical policy flattered their national pride.

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  • This is one rule of wisdom with regard to religion; and another equally important is to avoid superstition, which he boldly defines as the belief that God is like a hard judge who, eager to find fault, narrowly examines our slightest act, that He is revengeful and hard to appease, and that therefore He must be flattered and importuned, and won over by pain and sacrifice.

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  • He entered into correspondence with Robespierre, who, flattered by his worship, admitted him to his friendship. Thus supported, Saint-Just became deputy of the department of Aisne to the National Convention, where he made his first speech on the condemnation of Louis XVI.

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  • - The country itself, besides, though flattered by conquests, was tired of self-sacrifice.

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  • Immediately afterwards, however, flattered and cajoled by the queen, he betrayed his associates to her, and assisted her to escape from Holyrood to Dunbar.

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  • I'm flattered, he replied with one of his faint smiles.

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  • Prince Andrew, who liked to help young men, was flattered by being asked for his assistance and being well disposed toward Boris, who had managed to please him the day before, he wished to do what the young man wanted.

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  • This flattered Prince Andrew.

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  • Pierre felt flattered by this.

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  • I'm flattered, but next time; hug him if you want to.

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  • Flattered to excess by her surrender, yet conscious of his binding obligations and his real preference, he could neither discard the one beauty nor desert the other.

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  • Flattered to excess by her surrender, yet conscious of his binding obligations and his real preference, he could neither discard the one beauty nor desert the other.

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  • "You are too good," said the master of Trinity, "to die of drinking punch in the torrid zone"; and Watson, instead of becoming, as he had flattered himself, a great orientalist, remained at home to be elected professor of chemistry, a science of which he did not at the time possess the simplest rudiments.

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  • He flattered in turn Saint Just and the Terrorists, the Thermidorians and the Directors, and played always for his own hand - a strange egoist who rose to fame as the leader of an idealist and sentimental crusade.

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  • In both cases he acted on personal pique, quarrelling with France because he took a sentimental interest in the Order of Malta, and then with England because he was flattered by Napoleon.

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  • Then it would suddenly seem to him that it was not she but he was so unusually beautiful, and that that was why they all looked so at him, and flattered by this general admiration he would expand his chest, raise his head, and rejoice at his good fortune.

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  • Jenn almost laughed at his sudden intensity, both flattered and terrified to see just how interested in her he was.

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  • With Liman von Sanders, the chief of the German military mission, his relations were strained, and the situation was not improved by certain Germans who flattered Enver and intrigued against Liman von Sanders.

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  • He retired to Marnes near Ville d'Avray to escape the Terror, but was sought out and summarily condemned to death "for having flattered the despots of Vienna and London."

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  • Johnson had flattered himself that he should have completed his Dictionary by the end of 1750; but it was not till 1755 that he at length gave his huge volumes to the world.

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  • The young king was generous and was endowed with considerable intellectual gifts; but passing as he did from Annos gloomy palace at Cologne to Adalberts residence in Bremen, whore he was petted and flattered, he became wayward and wilful.

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  • He showed courage on the field of battle, both in Italy and Spain, during the War of the Spanish Succession, and was flattered by his courtiers with the title of El Animoso, or the spirited.

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  • She lifted her head slowly, her gaze starting at his square-toed boots and running up the indigo jeans that flattered his lean build.

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  • A successful war in Morocco in 1859 flattered the pride of the Spaniards, and the country began to make real progress towards prosperity.

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  • While in Egypt he became more and more imbued with superstition, consulting astrologers and allowing himself to be flattered into a belief that he possessed a divine power which could work miracles.

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  • The determination to limit still further the power of the executive was at the bottom of this fatal parsimony, with the inevitable consequence that, while the king and the senate were powerless, every great noble or lord-marcher was free to do what he chose in his own domains, so long as he flattered his "little brothers," the szlachta.

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  • It flattered his vanity to pose before the world as the dispenser of benefits; but his theoretical liberalism was mated with an autocratic will which brooked no contradiction.

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  • While in Egypt he became more and more imbued with superstition, consulting astrologers and allowing himself to be flattered into a belief that he possessed a divine power which could work miracles.

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  • Adroit politicians flattered the king's vanity, defended his follies and taught him how to violate the spirit of the constitution while keeping the letter of the law.

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  • When in difficulty he ran to her and flattered her with the name of Madame La Ressource - Madame Quick Wit - which did not prevent him from insulting and even kicking her when the immediate need of her help was over.

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  • Foreign statesmen who flattered themselves that France was sinking into anarchy and therefore into decay were content to follow their respective ambitions without the dread of French interference.

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  • Flattered and adored at the outset, she very soon furnished a sinister illustration to Beaumarchais Basile; for evil tongues began to calumniate the queen: those of her brothers-in-law, the duc dAiguillon (protector of Madame du Barry and dismissed from the ministry), and the Cardinal de Rohan, recalled from his embassy in Vienna.

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  • I do not wish to flatter my townsmen, nor to be flattered by them, for that will not advance either of us.

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  • His wife's demands astonished him, but they also flattered him, and he submitted to them.

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  • After his death Richard de la Pole, remaining in exile, called himself earl of Suffolk, and was flattered occasionally by Francis I.

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  • Unfortunately it was neither this nor his zeal for research that chiefly won him followers, but the completeness of his theoretical explanations, which fell in with the mental habits of succeeding centuries, and were such as have flattered the intellectual indolence of all ages.

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  • She had always entertained a quiet contempt for the French writers whom she flattered and pensioned, and who served her as an advertising agency in the west.

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  • They were flattered by finding that a man so widely celebrated preferred their house to any other in London.

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  • He died on the 24th of November 1572, and at his funeral in St Giles' Churchyard the new Regent Morton, speaking under the hostile guns of the castle, expressed the first surprise of those around as they looked back on that stormy life, that one who had "neither flattered nor feared any flesh" had now "ended his days in peace and honour."

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  • He main.tained the institutions of the day, though seeking to diminish their abuse, and he perfected material details; but misfortune would have it that instead of remaining a great military administrator he flattered Louis XIV.s megalomania, and thus caused his perdition.

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  • The Girondins, when in power, had had scruples which had not troubled them while scaling the ladder; idols of Paris, they had flattered her in turn, and when Paris scorned them they sought support in the provinces.

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  • They were flattered by finding that a man so widely celebrated preferred their house to any other in London.

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  • He main.tained the institutions of the day, though seeking to diminish their abuse, and he perfected material details; but misfortune would have it that instead of remaining a great military administrator he flattered Louis XIV.s megalomania, and thus caused his perdition.

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  • When, much later, "Uncle" rode up to Nicholas and began talking to him, he felt flattered that, after what had happened, "Uncle" deigned to speak to him.

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  • In the course of conversation he mentioned Moscow and questioned Balashev about the Russian capital, not merely as an interested traveler asks about a new city he intends to visit, but as if convinced that Balashev, as a Russian, must be flattered by his curiosity.

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  • they began to suffer renewed persecution, which the king at last flattered himself had so far reduced their number that in 1685 he revoked the edict of Nantes and reduced the Protestants to the status of outlaws.

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  • Cicero, much charmed at the attitude of Antonius, hoped to make use of him, and flattered him to the utmost, with the expectation, however, of getting rid of him as soon as he had served his purpose.

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  • In the preface to his fifth book he excuses his trenching on the region of political history on the ground of his desire to spare his readers the disgust which perusal of the endless disputes of the bishops could not fail to excite, and in that to his sixth book he prides himself on never having flattered even the orthodox bishops.

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  • also was a minor, and the regent should legally have been the first prince of the blood, Antoine de Bourbon; but cleverly flattered by the queen-mother, Catherine de Medici, he let her take the reins of government.

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  • What for a long while specially surprised and delighted him were the women, young and healthy, without a dozen officers making up to each of them; women, too, who were pleased and flattered that a passing officer should joke with them.

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  • Of the six edicts four were of minor importance, and, I flattered myself, even of his friendship and esteem, I never had that of his correspondence," but there is no doubt that Adam Smith met Turgot in Paris, and it is generally admitted that The Wealth of Nations owes a good deal to Turgot.

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  • No one feels good if their skin isn't flattered.

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  • If you buy something that's too small she may feel flattered or she may feel fat.

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  • On the contrary, I was flattered.

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  • I'm flattered by your offer, but I can't leave the twins.

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  • On the contrary, I was flattered.

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  • I'm flattered but I doubt I can be much help.

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  • He'd watched her thoughts of him naked, flattered and turned on.

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  • There's no woman, though I'm flattered.

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  • She lifted her head slowly, her gaze starting at his square-toed boots and running up the indigo jeans that flattered his lean build.

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  • I'm flattered, he replied with one of his faint smiles.

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  • She was stunning, in a deep wine-colored, sleeveless dress that was very simple, yet flattered every aspect of her figure.

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  • I'm flattered, but next time; hug him if you want to.

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  • Jenn almost laughed at his sudden intensity, both flattered and terrified to see just how interested in her he was.

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  • flattered by the attention.

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  • Rockwell, in particular, remains incredibly flattered by Clooney's loyalty toward him, saying: " It's really amazing.

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  • I think he was quite flattered actually, he was very into it.

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  • flattered when the cat jumped up on his knee.

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  • Am both flattered and slightly miffed, what does a girl have to do to be a real brand?

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  • "You are too good," said the master of Trinity, "to die of drinking punch in the torrid zone"; and Watson, instead of becoming, as he had flattered himself, a great orientalist, remained at home to be elected professor of chemistry, a science of which he did not at the time possess the simplest rudiments.

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  • The Romans were flattered; and, though his reign was disturbed by republican conspiracy, Nicholas V.

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  • Of the six edicts four were of minor importance, and, I flattered myself, even of his friendship and esteem, I never had that of his correspondence," but there is no doubt that Adam Smith met Turgot in Paris, and it is generally admitted that The Wealth of Nations owes a good deal to Turgot.

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  • He showed courage on the field of battle, both in Italy and Spain, during the War of the Spanish Succession, and was flattered by his courtiers with the title of El Animoso, or the spirited.

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  • With Liman von Sanders, the chief of the German military mission, his relations were strained, and the situation was not improved by certain Germans who flattered Enver and intrigued against Liman von Sanders.

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  • Unfortunately it was neither this nor his zeal for research that chiefly won him followers, but the completeness of his theoretical explanations, which fell in with the mental habits of succeeding centuries, and were such as have flattered the intellectual indolence of all ages.

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  • He retired to Marnes near Ville d'Avray to escape the Terror, but was sought out and summarily condemned to death "for having flattered the despots of Vienna and London."

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  • they began to suffer renewed persecution, which the king at last flattered himself had so far reduced their number that in 1685 he revoked the edict of Nantes and reduced the Protestants to the status of outlaws.

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  • The determination to limit still further the power of the executive was at the bottom of this fatal parsimony, with the inevitable consequence that, while the king and the senate were powerless, every great noble or lord-marcher was free to do what he chose in his own domains, so long as he flattered his "little brothers," the szlachta.

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  • Adroit politicians flattered the king's vanity, defended his follies and taught him how to violate the spirit of the constitution while keeping the letter of the law.

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  • When in difficulty he ran to her and flattered her with the name of Madame La Ressource - Madame Quick Wit - which did not prevent him from insulting and even kicking her when the immediate need of her help was over.

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  • The philosophers and encyclopaedists who, by the mouth of Diderot, complimented Catherine on being superior to such female affectations as modesty and chastity, flattered her to some extent even here.

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  • They flattered her much more when they dwelt on her philanthropy and her large share of the enlightenment of the age.

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  • She had always entertained a quiet contempt for the French writers whom she flattered and pensioned, and who served her as an advertising agency in the west.

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  • This is one rule of wisdom with regard to religion; and another equally important is to avoid superstition, which he boldly defines as the belief that God is like a hard judge who, eager to find fault, narrowly examines our slightest act, that He is revengeful and hard to appease, and that therefore He must be flattered and importuned, and won over by pain and sacrifice.

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  • He entered into correspondence with Robespierre, who, flattered by his worship, admitted him to his friendship. Thus supported, Saint-Just became deputy of the department of Aisne to the National Convention, where he made his first speech on the condemnation of Louis XVI.

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  • Johnson had flattered himself that he should have completed his Dictionary by the end of 1750; but it was not till 1755 that he at length gave his huge volumes to the world.

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  • The young king was generous and was endowed with considerable intellectual gifts; but passing as he did from Annos gloomy palace at Cologne to Adalberts residence in Bremen, whore he was petted and flattered, he became wayward and wilful.

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  • It flattered his vanity to pose before the world as the dispenser of benefits; but his theoretical liberalism was mated with an autocratic will which brooked no contradiction.

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  • He flattered in turn Saint Just and the Terrorists, the Thermidorians and the Directors, and played always for his own hand - a strange egoist who rose to fame as the leader of an idealist and sentimental crusade.

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  • Cicero, much charmed at the attitude of Antonius, hoped to make use of him, and flattered him to the utmost, with the expectation, however, of getting rid of him as soon as he had served his purpose.

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  • He died on the 24th of November 1572, and at his funeral in St Giles' Churchyard the new Regent Morton, speaking under the hostile guns of the castle, expressed the first surprise of those around as they looked back on that stormy life, that one who had "neither flattered nor feared any flesh" had now "ended his days in peace and honour."

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  • In the preface to his fifth book he excuses his trenching on the region of political history on the ground of his desire to spare his readers the disgust which perusal of the endless disputes of the bishops could not fail to excite, and in that to his sixth book he prides himself on never having flattered even the orthodox bishops.

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  • In both cases he acted on personal pique, quarrelling with France because he took a sentimental interest in the Order of Malta, and then with England because he was flattered by Napoleon.

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  • Immediately afterwards, however, flattered and cajoled by the queen, he betrayed his associates to her, and assisted her to escape from Holyrood to Dunbar.

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  • After his death Richard de la Pole, remaining in exile, called himself earl of Suffolk, and was flattered occasionally by Francis I.

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  • Foreign statesmen who flattered themselves that France was sinking into anarchy and therefore into decay were content to follow their respective ambitions without the dread of French interference.

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  • In his dealings with Turkey, the suzerain power, he displayed considerable acuteness; he gained the confidence of the Sultan, whom he flattered and occasionally menaced; and aided by the ambassadors of the friendly powers, he succeeded in obtaining on two occasions important concessions for the Bulgarian episcopate in Macedonia (see Macedonia), while securing the tacit sanction of the Porte for the technically illegal situation in the principality.

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  • also was a minor, and the regent should legally have been the first prince of the blood, Antoine de Bourbon; but cleverly flattered by the queen-mother, Catherine de Medici, he let her take the reins of government.

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  • Flattered and adored at the outset, she very soon furnished a sinister illustration to Beaumarchais Basile; for evil tongues began to calumniate the queen: those of her brothers-in-law, the duc dAiguillon (protector of Madame du Barry and dismissed from the ministry), and the Cardinal de Rohan, recalled from his embassy in Vienna.

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  • The Girondins, when in power, had had scruples which had not troubled them while scaling the ladder; idols of Paris, they had flattered her in turn, and when Paris scorned them they sought support in the provinces.

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  • - The country itself, besides, though flattered by conquests, was tired of self-sacrifice.

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  • A successful war in Morocco in 1859 flattered the pride of the Spaniards, and the country began to make real progress towards prosperity.

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  • The woman was very flattered by the extravagant anniversary gift that her husband surprised her with.

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  • Medium skin tones usually are most flattered by mauve, medium purple, and brownish-pink eye shadows.

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  • Make sure your curves are flattered, not over-pronounced.

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  • Anna was flattered by the attention and began dating Marshall but held off on the marriage reportedly so she could focus on her career and make it on her own.

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  • A grown woman may have body issues that would render a custom dress necessary so that she be most flattered.

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  • Girls, on the other hand, are much more likely to have uniform bodies that will be flattered by standard sizes.

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  • Back in the day when most people had their clothes tailored, a man looking for a good big and tall 4 button suit would have little trouble getting something that flattered him.

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  • This was comfortable, but for plus sized women in an era when clothes that flattered their figures were already hard to find, it could be frustrating.

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  • Her goal was to create a line of trendy clothes that flattered the figures of plus size teens who longed for trendy styles.

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  • Women with flesh on their thighs and stomachs were on display, pictured in suits that flattered their figures.

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  • This look was paired with long locks, often wavy and curled, and was a heavy style that flattered few.

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  • Falling at the neckline, Vidal's bob flattered a wider audience and was paired with or without bangs.

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  • Flatters the rear: The rear is also exceptionally flattered by these shorts.

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  • Unlike some swimwear, fishnet bathing suits don't fit in in all seaside situations, but they can easily be flattered by the right accessories, muscle tone, and tan.

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  • A tighter body, as well as a well-maintained one with great curves, is flattered by the tanga look.

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  • This way of wearing a pashmina takes the place of wearing a coat, so it's perfect for wearing with cocktail dresses that aren't easily flattered by bulky coats and jackets.

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  • Because you have shown an interest in her and her culture, she will be flattered.

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  • Either way, you need to respond by letting him know that you are flattered, BUT it is inappropriate behavior and NOT something you will participate in.

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  • I think this is the 'real' reason your co-work does not wear her ring to work, she likes and is flattered by the attention she receives from men (including you).

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  • If a pickup line is sincere and humorous, the recipient will hopefully feel slightly flattered of your attention.

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  • You'll be so flattered that you won't suspect that your partner has someone else on the side.

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  • People will be flattered that you admire their jewelry and style, and this is the ideal way to find the names of jewelers.

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  • High level designers are not always flattered by their imitators.

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  • CM: Yes, I am very flattered that a number of celebrities like to carry my handbags, it's a bit like the icing on the cake.

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  • I am flattered to be asked, but am not available to take on additional responsibilities at this time.

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  • It would be polite to let the person who said it know that you are collecting their quote - most people are flattered that you considered their words worth recording.

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  • There's no woman, though I'm flattered.

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