“Hale! did it ever strike you that Thornton and your daughter have what the French call a tendresse for each other?”
“He pretended to love her while seeking nothing other than the restoration of his traitorous family, whereas I … I confess, I was developing a tendresse for Elizabeth.”
“How little these true barbarians know of the solicitous tendresse to which they are subject, or the colonial telegrams that have passed to and from the Gibraltar cable station, attesting to their contentment, or their decline.”
“Galloway, who has a tendresse for any 'antiZionist' leader – how could we forget his face-to-face eulogising of the late Saddam Hussein?”
“The tendresse and the fragility of the two is so palpable it hurts.”
“With Maureen and Jane it seemed improbable, but every now and then I caught myself wondering if the tempestuous Alessandra felt even a slight tendresse.”
“He needs to be cajoled from sleep, with coffee and tendresse, something she has joked with his mother about.”
“But what Monsieur Corty wanted more than anything was a bit of tendresse.”
“I answered her as a Mezzano should do: Et je pronai votre tendresse, vos soins, et vos soupirs.”
“A tendresse, " I said, batting my eyelashes delicately at him over my fan.”
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