I am one of the sensible ones, I suppose," I replied, "for nobody ever wanted me to listen to blandishments.
Only be careful," he went on, "in studying both arts, never to forget the great truth that dinner precedes blandishments and not blandishments dinner.
Their condition of domiciliary comradeship put her, as the woman, to such disadvantage by its enforced intercourse, that he felt it unfair to her to exercise any pressure of blandishment
which he might have honestly employed had she been better able to avoid him.
This daughter of Atlas has got hold of poor unhappy Ulysses, and keeps trying by every kind of blandishment
to make him forget his home, so that he is tired of life, and thinks of nothing but how he may once more see the smoke of his own chimneys.
But the other two were still older the blandishment
of his child-like innocence.
So, through the rest of the walk, he claimed Adam's conversation for himself, and Hetty laid her small plots and imagined her little scenes of cunning blandishment
, as she walked along by the hedgerows on honest Adam's arm, quite as well as if she had been an elegantly clad coquette alone in her boudoir.
The expression with which the youth received this present was indescribable, He appeared to yield to the blandishment
of her air, in opposition to a strong inward impulse to the contrary.
The prescription, in effect, reminds voters that their votes have consequence and urges them to think twice about the choices they make, and not be easily swayed by the pre-election blandishments
of the candidates.
Not for a CR-V owner the blandishments
of catwalk style and fancy features.
Of course, there is no ignoring the most essential solution: for the government to fulfill its mandate to deliver basic services to all Filipinos, young and old, to show that it can offer something more than the blandishments
of terror groups.
If Trump would open his mind to facts like these, instead of succumbing to the blandishments
of cheering crowds and political sycophants, he would learn that three-quarters of all American adults favour Obama's decision to re-establish ties with Cuba.
In the past 70 years, he said India has used naked coercion, economic blandishments
and sham electoral processes to crush the will of the Kashmiris and legitimize its occupation.
They would not be deterred by Indian state terrorism in IOK or any blandishments
Don't believe the blandishments
of IDS, Farage, Gove and Johnson who pretend to be your friend today.
The question is, will the local electorate swallow these Tory blandishments
or will it vote for the only major party that has opposed these cuts?