Usage examples for cordiality

  1. Herman greeted the newcomers with troubled cordiality. – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  2. He recalled the cordiality of Reine's reception, and how she had spoken of the difficulties he should have to encounter. – A Woodland Queen, Complete by Andre Theuriet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  3. No one, however, seemed to pay any further attention to him or to remark the unusual cordiality of Martin's greeting. – Elder Conklin and Other Stories by Frank Harris
  4. In every house they entered they were welcomed with frank cordiality, and at once, without ceremony or embarrassment, fell to assisting the host in any work at which he might chance to be engaged, or discussing any topic of interest that might occur to them. – Tales of the Caliph by H. N. Crellin
  5. He offered his hand to Mr. Amory, who grasped it with a cordiality very different from the feeble greeting he had given him on his entrance, " Good- bye," said he, " You carry with you my best wishes for a success which you seem to have so much at heart; but some day or other I feel sure you will be reminded of all I have said to you this evening." – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins
  6. There was a cordiality about him which Herbert had never recognized at Castle Richmond, and an appearance of enjoyment which had seemed to be almost foreign to the lawyer's nature. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  7. The Germans also were enthusiastic for Adams, and although they would have supported Trumbull willingly, there would have been perhaps a trifle less of cordiality for him. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  8. " This minute, by all means," said the doctor, with resolute cordiality. – The Crime Doctor by Ernest William Hornung
  9. As to Harry, he had the good fortune to be taken notice of by nobody except Mr Merton, who received him with great cordiality. – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  10. Mrs. Otway had risen, and stood smiling, the picture of cordiality. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  11. He probably would have made the same mechanical greeting, if the Emperor or the Pope had been at that moment presented to him; but Dennet, who had been attending to her father, made up all that was wanting in cordiality. – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  12. To which His Excellency was pleased to make the following answer: Gentlemen: After so long an absence from this place it is particularly gratifying to find the same sentiments of cordiality to me, and of approbation of my conduct, which I experienced during my former residence in this Province. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding
  13. The lady of the house spoke to the same effect, and with no less kindness and cordiality. – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  14. One day in the autumn a friend of Mr. Prigg’ s came and asked the favour of a day’ s fishing, which was granted with Mr. Bumpkin’ s usual cordiality. – The Humourous Story of Farmer Bumpkin's Lawsuit by Richard Harris
  15. The growing cordiality between the University and the other educational institutions of the State is a significant development of late years. – The University of Michigan by Wilfred Shaw
  16. La Zandunga spoke without cordiality and was evidently hesitating how to receive him. – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  17. She did not think of the influence which he exercised upon the Emperor and the service which he might render her, but all the more vividly of his steadfast, devoted loyalty, and what he was and had accomplished for the man whom she loved, and, seized with sincere repentance, obeying a powerful impulse, she held out her hand with frank cordiality just as he was already bowing in farewell. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  18. I have found them full of intelligence, kindness, and cordiality: middle- class men in the best sense of the term. – The Roman Question by Edmond About
  19. Colonel Saville came forward in response to his daughter's summons, and greeted her friend with much cordiality, while Peggy was agreeably surprised to note the easy self- possession with which Esther sustained her part in the conversation. – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  20. With the rising of the people against Napoleon, a greater life and cordiality of religious faith had come back. – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt