After he had sufficiently extolled
the property of discretion, he undertook to exhibit in what manner its use was applicable to the present situation of their tribe.
As he had continued to look steadily at me, I took it as a reminder that he objected to being extolled
for his consideration.
As he said to himself, "If, for my sins, or by my good fortune, I come across some giant hereabouts, a common occurrence with knights-errant, and overthrow him in one onslaught, or cleave him asunder to the waist, or, in short, vanquish and subdue him, will it not be well to have some one I may send him to as a present, that he may come in and fall on his knees before my sweet lady, and in a humble, submissive voice say, 'I am the giant Caraculiambro, lord of the island of Malindrania, vanquished in single combat by the never sufficiently extolled
knight Don Quixote of La Mancha, who has commanded me to present myself before your Grace, that your Highness dispose of me at your pleasure'?
This German Socialism, which took its schoolboy task so seriously and solemnly, and extolled
its poor stock-in-trade in such mountebank fashion, meanwhile gradually lost its pedantic innocence.
Numbers were daily brought into camp, and the flesh of those which were young and fat was extolled
as superior to the finest mutton.
Our fineness and beauty were extolled
in a manner that was perfectly gratifying to the self-esteem of the whole family.
In all these denunciations my companion and I acquiesced, while we extolled
the character of the warlike Typees.
The Parisian police, so much extolled
for acumen, are cunning, but no more.
Your discernment and intelligence will be extolled
to the skies.
Pierre who had been regarded with patronizing condescension when he was an illegitimate son, and petted and extolled
when he was the best match in Russia, had sunk greatly in the esteem of society after his marriage- when the marriageable daughters and their mothers had nothing to hope from him- especially as he did not know how, and did not wish, to court society's favor.
Willoughby, of course, extolled
the virtues of his ship, and quoted what had been said of her by experts and distinguished passengers, for he loved his own possessions.
Yet is he extolled
as beautiful and a darling ten times for the once that David is extolled