"You know, Guy," said Keating, in a tone of patronizing reproach, "you shouldn’t have run away like that."
The art dealers whom he patronized reported that his judgment was that of a master.
Of the eighteen seated about Toohey’s living room, none was an architect of distinction, except himself and Gordon L. Prescott, who wore a beige turtle-neck sweater and looked faintly patronizing, but eager.
His manner was immutable; it was the same in a drawing room, at a labor meeting, on a lecture platform, in the bathroom or during sexual intercourse: cool, self-possessed, amused, faintly patronizing.
He drew himself up with new confidence, and he said firmly, for the first time in the tone of an old man addressing a youth, wise and gently patronizing: "That doesn’t matter.
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I’m annoyed by her patronizing tone — as though she knows more about my situation than I do.