But the essence of Disraeli's genius as a courtier was his ability to make it all about her.
Poggio had the art of making enemies, though he was a courtier by profession and had been secretary to eight Popes.
For the prince, the pasha, the courtier, existence was truly an Oriental paradise.
A citizen is to a woman who has never left her native province what a courtier is to a woman born and bred in town.
Thus kissing her grandmother, Barbara resumed her seat, and looked at courtier.
He has two qualities invaluable to the courtier, a certain dash and a certain subtlety, and above all he is bon viveur.
But even then, until the night of courtier's accident, she had not dared to realize.
He was a glorious horse, but neither groom nor courtier could handle him.
courtier leaned over, took her hand, and put it to his lips.
And her tone told the courtier that his words had been lost upon the morning air.