How to use Respectful in a sentence

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  • Clement replied in 1705 with a bull condemning respectful silence.

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  • Gerald was solemn and respectful as he worked.

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  • Above all, try to be respectful and cautious with the old prince.

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  • 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.

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  • I suppose I do enjoy the work, and I try to act respectful to all our customers.

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  • Berg was sitting beside the countess consoling her with the respectful attention of a relative.

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  • Pippins donation was restored, but the protectorate was no longer so distant, respectful and intermittent as the pope liked.

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  • Sarah was his mother, so he would be respectful, and if he wasn't she could always walk away.

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  • He had followed with interest Galileo's scientific discoveries and a respectful admiration grew up between them.

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  • The French doctor held no taper; he was leaning against one of the columns in a respectful attitude implying that he, a foreigner, in spite of all differences of faith, understood the full importance of the rite now being performed and even approved of it.

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  • Evelyn's voice was quiet and respectful.

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  • 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."

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  • Are people being respectful of each other, or are they bickering endlessly and slinging insults?

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  • You seem to enjoy your work - and you are respectful toward me.

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  • Are interactions between students and instructors polite, respectful and professional?

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  • If you do decide to visit a cemetery in search of spirits, make sure that you are respectful of the site, follow the ground's rules for visitation and avoid creating any damage.

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  • Soap stars, like other actors, often enjoy meeting their fans, although fans must be careful to be respectful in any encounter with the stars they admire.

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  • Some people believe the simple cross is the purest and most respectful depiction.

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  • Your experience may not be the same as the other staff members', and you want to be respectful of the fact that they will continue to work there.

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  • Families with members of all ages come to games, and being respectful of fellow spectators is basic social courtesy.

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  • Yet the Captains' manner was respectful.

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  • You should always remember to be respectful when dating a transgendered person, in the same way that you would any other person.

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  • I have let her do this, but now I tell her she must be respectful.

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  • The Jansenists played into their hands by suddenly raising (1701) in the Paris divinity school the question whether it was necessary to accept the condemnation of Jansen with interior assent, or whether a "respectful silence" was enough.

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  • Rhyn snorted at her defiant stance and Kris.s respectful bow and leaned down to grab the rope binding Jade.s ankles.

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  • His personal Guardians trailed at a respectful distance, out of earshot but close enough if something happened.

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  • If you do watch from here please be respectful of the religious sensitivities of the site (no shorts or bare chests ).

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  • On other matters, our opinions differ, but we pay respectful homage to the deep conviction with which you defend your ideas.

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  • It is current and very modern although respectful of the best traditions.

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  • My wish is to have a mutually respectful visit.

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  • His attitude to nature was humble, selfless, and deeply respectful.

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  • The police were very respectful to me I can't say enough good things about them.

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  • They are persuasive in thier opionions, yet respectful of other stances.

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  • He is if any thing too respectful of it.

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  • How could I respond and remain respectful of them as customers?

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  • And also as time passes I have become more respectful of my earlier work.

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  • Amongst the threads, which entangle the wings and legs of intercepted prey, the spiders are perfectly at home and can pounce on the struggling victim at once if it be small and harmless or keep at a respectful distance, checking all efforts at escape, if it be poisonous or strong.

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  • 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.

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  • It would not be respectful to uncover in presence of an equal, much less of a superior.

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  • We may, however, reject the sceptical hypothesis that Laura was a mere figment of Petrarch's fancy; and, if we accept her personal reality, the poems of her lover demonstrate that she was a married woman with whom he enjoyed a respectful and not very intimate friendship.

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  • A menacing letter was despatched by Sunderland to shake the firmness of the university; but, though humble and respectful explanations were returned, the university showed no sign of compliance, nor even of a desire to suggest a compromise.

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  • No, just that he streaked into the lead from the gun and kept the remainder of the fleet a respectful distance behind.

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  • You'll find the people there to be very understanding, very respectful of traditions.

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  • He wanted vehicles to be more respectful of other road users.

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  • Our products, our services and our processes are respectful of the environment.

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  • There was a respectful silence, then a glum man from Motorcycle Monthly said Can I have their number?

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  • In North Asia, handing out business cards with both hands in a respectful manner will also be noticed.

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  • Prince Charles acted the servant very well, sitting at a respectful distance, with his bonnet off.

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  • The parade caught the mood of their lord and any brevity soon softened down to respectful attendance.

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  • The SOS program provides user-friendly, step-by-step guidelines for creating respectful and effective learning environments .

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  • The first month of school was very auspicious, thanks to respectful students and encouraging coworkers.

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  • It is respectful to show reverence to those who have passed away.

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  • Please be respectful while the sacred music is playing.

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  • Dr. Baum developed the philosophy and techniques of "Respectful Parenting" while she worked with individuals and families in her private practice over a 30-year period.

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  • Respectful parenting is a practical, teachable, child and parent-centered approach.

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  • Respectful Parenting From Birth Through the Terrific Twos which won the 2007 IPPY National Gold Medal in the parenting category.

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  • Try looking at some of the articles on my web-site Respectful Parenting, and don't forget to check out my new book Got the Baby Where's the Manual?!?

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  • Respectful Parenting From Birth Through the Terrific Twos.

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  • Most importantly, be patience and respectful during the holiday shopping season.

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  • Always be respectful of the home's historic style.

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  • A modern addition can be respectful of a historic home without trying to copy it.

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  • Unless you have a dire emergency or need to visit a blocked website, be respectful of the school's or company's property.

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  • If the photographer needs an assistant, he should make sure that the assistant is professional and respectful.

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  • Be respectful of people who are on a tight budget.

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  • I really like him, more like love him, and his personality - he's nice, respectful about himself and others and very trust worthy.

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  • I wish I would have been more respectful to her, especially now that I have my own teenage daughter and could benefit from her wisdom.

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  • Members should be kind and respectful to each other, while allowing everyone to be true to him or herself and be accepted.

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  • Ideally, the home will offer a respectful living environment with residents who are dedicated to keeping a safe and sober recovery home.

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  • As long as you are respectful and don't try to trespass or otherwise break the law, visiting the locations of the stars' homes can be lots of fun.

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  • Animals should be handled in a respectful manner.

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  • These caskets are a beautiful and affordable way to give your beloved companion a dignified and respectful burial that honors the role your pet played in your life.

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  • If you are sending Christmas cards to people who are of a different faith, be respectful of their views.

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  • Do be respectful of others while listening to a live Christmas music event.

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  • Women are raised to be respectful of men and to defer to them in most matters.

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  • When researching Asian dating culture, you will find that the focus on family and a respectful directional relationship does not differ greatly from many traditional cultures.

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  • Make sure that you model good self-esteem and respectful behaviors.

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  • For example, a guy may one day realize that in order to have a loving relationship with a woman, he will need to be more respectful towards women, not cheat with other women and he will need to work on expressing his honest feelings.

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  • Women are attracted to men who are confident, fun to be with and are respectful of their time alone.

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  • In the United States, eye contact with the person you are talking to is respectful.

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  • Can you advise me on what I can tell her or if you have some article on how to have clients view the female in a respectful manner.

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  • Just be respectful and lighthearted, and you will be fine.

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  • The key things to remember are be honest, kind and respectful.

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  • Being honest and respectful of both where the recipient wants to be touched and what the giver wants to touch is essential.

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  • This includes being faithful, trustworthy, kind, and respectful.

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  • The website aims for a respectful atmosphere with no adult pictures and an emphasis on dating rather than sex.

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  • Even if you're the one chanting the insults, it changes the feeling between the teams from respectful opponents to actual enemies.

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  • Not only does the company not test its products on animals, but it is also respectful of nature when choosing ingredients for everything it produces.

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  • The SOS program provides user-friendly, step-by-step guidelines for creating respectful and effective learning environments " .

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  • If the government changes into one less respectful of human rights then we need to know what safeguards there will be going forward.

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  • They are lovely, down to earth people, clean and tidy and respectful of others.

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  • However, this respectful nod of awe is also appropriately necessary.

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  • It was sugggested to the 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick that instead of sitting during the national anthem to protest police violence it would be more respectful to take a knee.

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  • Just remember to be respectful of others, stay safe and have fun.

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  • Of course, the noise and energy level can be part of the fun, but if you're hosting or attending one of these parties, it's important to be respectful of your fellow students as well.

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  • Not everyone wants to be the object of funny pranks, and you should be respectful of those who would prefer to simply observe or not participate at all.

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  • When writing a good retirement dinner speech, there are a few things that can be done to make sure the end product is witty, expresses gratitude, and is respectful.

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  • The ESA is concerned but respectful; it may be time for them to cut their losses and pick their battles differently.

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  • Be respectful of others and know what is considered acceptable before you wear your bikini in public.

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  • They don't like it if you touch the merchandise, but if you are polite and respectful, it will be allowed.

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  • The program serves up a good balance of action and emotional intensity while remaining respectful to the individual and his or her loved ones.

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  • Similar to the Trekker versus Trekkie debate, the contention was simply this - the only appropriate and respectful abbreviation for 'science fiction' is 'SF'.

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  • While the details differ among groups, they all seek to represent the history and tradition of the department in the most respectful way possible.

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  • Using the American flag sparingly, just to celebrate appropriately patriotic occasions, will give a more respectful and meaningful use of the venerated symbol.

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  • Even his youngest sister was composed and respectful of her place and a warrior's needs and expectations.

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  • Would he still be gentle and respectful, or would he suddenly demand husbandly rights?

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  • And Howard is always respectful and tolerant toward his female supporting cast.

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  • The police were very respectful to me I ca n't say enough good things about them.

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  • Her tone was cautious but respectful.

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  • 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.

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  • Spra or spreu (a monkey), now altered into deu at Lhasa, teu in Lahul, Spiti and Tsang, is still more recognizable in the Gyarung shepri and in the following degenerated forms - shreu in Ladak, streu-go in Khams and in cognate languages, soba in Limbu, saheu in Lepcha, simai in Tablung Naga, sibeh in Abor Miri, shibe in Sibsagar Miri, sarrha in Kol, sara in Kuri, &c. Grog-ma (ant), now altered into the spoken t'oma, is still kyoma in Bhutan, and, without the suffix, korok in Gyarung, k'oro- in Sokpa, k'orok, k'alek in Kiranti, &c. Grang-po- (cold), spoken t' ammo, is still grang-mo in Takpa, k'yam in Burmese, &c. A respectful word for " head " is ii, written dbu, which finds its cognates in Murmi thobo, Sibsagar Miri tub, &c. Bya (bird), spoken cha, is still pye in Gyarung.

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  • The reference to Bertha, however, is distant and respectful, her name occurring merely on the list of princesses to whom he sends his salutation.

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  • 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.

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  • The queen found relief in the quiet and respectful demeanour of her attendant, and gradually came to prefer her society to that of the termagant and tempestuous duchess.

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  • Nor was he much more respectful towards the official standards of the Church.

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  • The contemptuously respectful attitude of the younger men to the old man in his dotage was expressed in the highest degree by the behavior of Chichagov, who knew of the accusations that were being directed against Kutuzov.

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  • Considering that this book was written before the time of Haller, or Bonnet, or Linnaeus, or Hutton, it surely deserves more respectful consideration than it usually receives.

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  • Modern missions have made no great conquests there, and in earlier times the Nestorians and Jacobites who penetrated to central Asia, China and India, received respectful hearing, but never had anything like the success which attended Buddhism and Islam.

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  • And the assumption seems to be confirmed by the respectful attitude of certain " elders of the land " in xxvi.

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  • He looked around, and in the direct, respectful, wondering gaze fixed upon him he read sympathy with what he had said.

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  • It was then too that he chose his " lady-love," whom he was expected to regard with an adoration at once earnest, respectful, and the more meritorious if concealed.

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  • 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.

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  • In addressing chiefs, or others to whom one wishes to be respectful, the singular number of the personal pronoun is rarely used; the dual is employed instead, - the dual of dignity or of respect.

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  • And the count turned to the cook, who, with a shrewd and respectful expression, looked observantly and sympathetically at the father and son.

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  • 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.

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  • Every face expressed respectful, awe-struck curiosity.

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  • Instances of this endeavour to maintain, as it were, a respectful distance in speaking of God occur on every page of the Targums, but cases also occur, by no means infrequently, where human actions and passions are ascribed to God.

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  • To the request of the king for protection he replied in dignified and respectful language.

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  • They are affectionate and firm in their friendships, kind to their children and their aged and infirm relatives, very respectful to old age, most courteous and polite and very hospitable to strangers.

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  • It wasn't wild sex, but gentle respectful lovemaking.

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