She was quite one of her worthies—the most amiable, affable, delightful woman—just as accomplished and condescending as Mrs. Elton meant to be considered.
CHAPTER IX Emma did not repent her condescension in going to the Coles.
As Harriet now lived, the Martins could not get at her, without seeking her, where hitherto they had wanted either the courage or the condescension to seek her; for since her refusal of the brother, the sisters never had been at Mrs. Goddard’s; and a twelvemonth might pass without their being thrown together again, with any necessity, or even any power of speech.
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She gave me that condescending look as though I wasn’t worthy to ask her a question.
My older sister condescended to take me shopping with her.