How much more elegant is it to slay your foe, with the roses of irony than to massacre him with the axes of sarcasm or to belabour him with the bludgeon of invective.
Colonel brandon again repeated his sorrow.
She was ready to worship colonel brandon as a saint.
Colonel brandon's delicate unobtrusive inquiries were never unwelcome to miss dashwood.
Colonel brandon's delicate, unobtrusive inquiries were never unwelcome to miss dashwood.