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  • Not with the greatest urbanity, I must say.
  • Which there’s not a man alive more ready to do, for you’re a man of urbanity and suavity, you know, and you’ve got the sort of heart that can feel for another.
  • "I beg your pardon?" said Mr. Kenge with excessive urbanity.
  • …possible, Mr. Jarndyce, that the gentleman to whom, for the reasons I have mentioned, I refrain from making further allusion— it is possible, Mr. Jarndyce, that that gentleman may have done me the honour so far to misapprehend my character as to induce you to believe that you would not have been received by my local establishment in Lincolnshire with that urbanity, that courtesy, which its members are instructed to show to all ladies and gentlemen who present themselves at that house.

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  • James Bond is seen as urbane, witty, and intelligent.
  • He is an urbane diplomat, schooled in France and with a flawless command of six languages.

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