The complimentary verses first printed before the original issue.
Complimentary sonnets must also have been addressed to the painter.
"What a genius the lad has," the complimentary Mr. Smee averred; "what a force and individuality there is in all his drawings!
It is probable that he might have proceeded in the same complimentary manner, but suddenly a great growl was heard near by them, and a big black bear joined the party.
His whole appearance was so decidedly that of a gentleman that the ladies arose and, together with the master of the house, received anew and returned the complimentary greetings suitable for the occasion.
Thus it came to pass, that Henry of Bourbon was rejected by the despots, while Louis Napoleon has received from the Czar an autograph letter of approval, and from Austria complimentary gifts.
The complimentary entertainments rendered to the restored king in Holland were on the proudest scale of expense.
* * * * * Complimentary Chromatics While all France is Blue with the prospects of the siege of Paris, we have constant accounts of the growing ascendency of the Reds.
At Sir Alexander Dick's, from that absence of mind to which every man is at times subject, I told, in a blundering manner, Lady Eglingtoune's complimentary adoption of Dr. Johnson as her son; for I unfortunately stated that her ladyship adopted him as her son, in consequence of her having been married the year after he was born.