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  • Your conduct has always been of the most delicate and obliging description.
  • ’Ma’am,’ returned Mr. Micawber, with a bow, ’you are very obliging: and what are you doing, Copperfield?
  • My daughter Dora having, unhappily, no mother, Miss Murdstone is obliging enough to become her companion and protector.’
  • ’How do you do, Mr. Micawber?’ said I. ’Sir,’ said Mr. Micawber, ’you are exceedingly obliging.
  • ’You are very obliging, my dear Copperfield,’ said Mr. Micawber; and hummed a tune.
  • Mr. Dixon was so well pleased with his new name, and appeared to think it so obliging in Mr. Micawber to confer it upon him, that he shook hands with him again, and laughed rather childishly.
  • Among this correspondence, there dropped in, every now and then, an obliging proposal from one of the numerous outsiders always lurking about the Commons, to practise under cover of my name (if I would take the necessary steps remaining to make a proctor of myself), and pay me a percentage on the profits.
  • Emma, my love,’ said Mr. Micawber, clearing his throat in his magnificent way, ’my friend Mr. Thomas Traddles is so obliging as to solicit, in my ear, that he should have the privilege of ordering the ingredients necessary to the composition of a moderate portion of that Beverage which is peculiarly associated, in our minds, with the Roast Beef of Old England.

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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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