consideration for his feelings

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  • But in order to get at what they wanted, some show of consideration for his feelings was evidently necessary. Cited from The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow, by Anna Katharine Green
  • She had showed no consideration for his feelings. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett
  • It was significant of the nature of riders that they accepted his attitude and had consideration for his feelings. Cited from Wildfire, by Zane Grey
  • So with due consideration for his feelings we addressed him as Yik Kee. Cited from The Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56, No. 2, January 12, 1884, by Various
  • The beginning had not been propitious, and he knew well that no consideration for his feelings would seal the lips of this most honest of critics. Cited from Big Game, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • In consideration for his feelings she assumed an air of mild but preternatural seriousness. Cited from A Fair Barbarian, by Francis Hodgson Burnett
  • Georgian's death was accepted as a fact, and the peculiarities of their history since their unfortunate wedding-day were laid bare with but little consideration for his feelings or the good name of his bride. Cited from The Chief Legatee, by Anna Katharine Green
  • At such times she would be moved by a morbid consideration for his feelings; she longed to pay back the money he had spent on her illness, and felt that her mind would never be at ease on the matter till she had. Cited from Sparrows, by Horace W.C. Newte
  • I did not on the following day ask him to resume his narrative relative to my father and mother, as I perceived that he avoided it, and I already had so far changed as to have consideration for his feelings. Cited from The Little Savage, by Captain Marryat
  • I did not on the following day ask him to resume his narrative relative to my father and mother, as I perceived that he avoided it, and I already had so far changed, as to have consideration for his feelings. Cited from The Little Savage, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • It does not discourage him in the least that I meet his advances at times brusquely or sarcastically, and without much consideration for his feelings show up his ignorance and want of refined nerves. Cited from Without Dogma, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • They bumped against him in the dark passages of his absurdly disjointed house, and found him on occasions in the drawing-room and the dining-room, but nothing was done or left undone out of consideration for his feelings. Cited from In the Roaring Fifties, by Edward Dyson
  • It is doubtful whether to this day Mr. Rattray fully understands his rejection, it was done so deftly, so frankly, yet with such a delicate consideration for his feelings. Cited from A Daughter of To-Day, by Sara Jeannette Duncan (AKA Mrs. Everard Cotes)
  • Clarkson, his biographer, relates that on one occasion Penn called to see some old friends at Burlington, who had been smoking, but who, in consideration for his feelings, had put their pipes away. Cited from The Social History of Smoking, by G. L. Apperson
  • No boy ever scrutinized the face of a caged chimpanzee closer, with purer curiosity, or with less consideration for his feelings than did a woman of fifty scrutinize mine, standing close in front, not two feet distant, even bending forward as I sat upon a bench writing at the railway station. Cited from Farmers of Forty Centuries, by F. H. King
  • Paul, mistaking the polite fiction for truth, wrote back an angry tirade against the editor's cowardice; and the latter, retorting in as frank a fashion, told the writer that his poem was execrable, and that it was only consideration for his feelings which had hitherto prevented his hearing so. Cited from A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.), by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
  • The result of the arrival of the stranger, and of the sick Franciscan, was Malicorne's expulsion, without any consideration for his feelings, from the inn, by the landlord and the peasants who had carried the Franciscan. Cited from Ten Years Later, by Alexandre Dumas