I assure you, that if Darcy were not such a great tall fellow, in comparison with myself, I should not pay him half so much deference.
Elizabeth was chiefly struck by his extraordinary deference for Lady Catherine, and his kind intention of christening, marrying, and burying his parishioners whenever it were required.
She is the sort of woman whom one cannot regard with too much deference.
The fact is, that you were sick of civility, of deference, of officious attention.
Elizabeth was at no loss to understand from whence this deference to her authority proceeded; but it was not in her power to give any information of so satisfactory a nature as the compliment deserved.
But the morrow passed off much better than she expected; for Mrs. Bennet luckily stood in such awe of her intended son-in-law that she ventured not to speak to him, unless it was in her power to offer him any attention, or mark her deference for his opinion.
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They changed their strategy in deference to the President’s wishes.
Out of deference for the Hindu visitors, they did not serve beef.