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"If you have a good plan, if you can prove that it will work, what is the necessity for 'wheedling' anybody?
And they enslaved you over again — but not frankly, as the true, noble men would do with weight of their own right arms, but secretly, by spidery machinations and by wheedling and cajolery and lies.
On any one else, this might be “wheedling.” datingjesus
But it's not just that Friedman is a little late to this realization, it's his tone of neo-Victorian moral condescension, that wheedling, whining schoolmarm-on-a-laptop tone of his that drives me beserko.
I tried to study her face for some trace of the winning girl I'd known, but there was nothing left in either her drained appearance or her wheedling manner.
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