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Pride and Prejudice
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  • By nature inoffensive, friendly, and obliging, his presentation at St. James’s had made him courteous.
  • When the card-tables were placed, he had the opportunity of obliging her in turn, by sitting down to whist.
  • The house, furniture, neighbourhood, and roads, were all to her taste, and Lady Catherine’s behaviour was most friendly and obliging.
  • Though Elizabeth would not, for the mere purpose of obliging Lady Catherine, have answered this question, she could not but say, after a moment’s deliberation: "I am not."
  • "If I," said Mr. Collins, "were so fortunate as to be able to sing, I should have great pleasure, I am sure, in obliging the company with an air; for I consider music as a very innocent diversion, and perfectly compatible with the profession of a clergyman.

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  • He escorted his mother in an obliging manner.
  • At this point I played a somewhat underhanded trick on this obliging fellow.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

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