He is hospitable, obliging, and specially well disposed to the foreigner.
Cynthia obliging cut a piece—a second piece for Dean after he frowned—a third as she joined them.
She is always spoken of by his friends as a mild, reasonable and obliging person, whose amiability and gentle sense did much to soothe the too nervous and excitable temperament of her husband.
"If I ever have the good fortune to escape from this island," he said, "I will be kind and obliging to every one.
He held a parliament at Trim which made one law against men of English race wearing moustaches, lest they should be mistaken for Irishmen, and another obliging the sons of agricultural labourers to follow their father's vocation under pain of fine and imprisonment.