Which preposition to use with polite

to Occurrences 101%

One man in a dress coat and white cravat looks very like another, and men of all conditions are polite to a lady.

in Occurrences 23%

When I presented Grey to him, he became at once the cavalier, as precise in his speech and polite in his deportment as any Whitehall courtier.

as Occurrences 11%

She was abominably rude to you this morning at breakfast and yet you were just as polite as ever.

than Occurrences 8%

As no man could be more gracefully or delicately polite than John Effingham, when the humour seized him, Mrs. Bloomfield was struck with the kind and gentleman-like manner with which he met his young kinswoman on this trying occasion, and the affectionate tones of his voice, and the winning expression of his eye, as he addressed her.

of Occurrences 6%

Tender words and kind addresses, Most polite of bows, Rosy cheeks and wavy tresses Do my passions rouse Dress so natty

about Occurrences 6%

"He's polite about it, isn't he?" whispered Jess.

for Occurrences 5%

Madame"with a bow to Babette, polite for one so uncouth looking"can go no further to-night; the storm will not pass off yet.

on Occurrences 3%

The Misses Blair had been so fatiguingly polite on her arrival.

like Occurrences 2%

He said he wanted to see you, or something polite like that.

from Occurrences 1%

A reply more forcible than polite from Gerôme then cleared the apartment; and, rekindling the now expiring embers, we prepared for the road.

by Occurrences 1%

He begins already to look down on me with superiority, and submits to one short lesson in a week, as an act of condescension rather than obedience; for he is of opinion, that no tutor is properly qualified who cannot speak French; and having formerly learned a few familiar phrases from his sister's governess, he is every day soliciting his mamma to procure him a foreign footman, that he may grow polite by his conversation.

at Occurrences 1%

He was polite and considerate toward themalmost too polite at times, but that came natural to him, perhaps.

towards Occurrences 1%

The children had never known anybody who was so polite towards everyone, including Kathy, who only spoke affectionate, tender words, and always seemed so grateful when others were kind to her.

with Occurrences 1%

" I was very angry with her for being in such good-humor, and believe I was anything but aimable or polite with her.

Which preposition to use with  polite