At least he was considerate enough not to comment on her obvious interest in his physique.
The upright and considerate manner in which he treated the provincials won him their affection, but at the same time brought upon him the hatred of Nero, who felt specially aggrieved because Soranus had refused to punish a city which had defended the statues of its gods against the Imperial commissioners.
As Paley says, he loves " to record their fidelity to their masters, their sympathy in the trials of life, their gratitude for kindness and considerate treatment, and their pride in bearing the character of honourable men..
During his tenure of office he did much to give the Sudanese the benefit of a just and considerate government.
Naturally tactful and considerate, he never put difficulties in the way of the responsible ministers.