She had loved this unalterable good-temper of his, and admired the tactful way he had of humouring women.
Whether he is really going to let her or is only humouring her, I don't know.
And both he and his wife are soon aware that in doing so, he is only humouring the caprice of a dying man.
Instead of flattering and humouring him, he became imperious and spiteful.
The three, as if humouring a child in its play, feigned a profound ignorance of what Nanna had in hand.
And, while she was humouring him, it suddenly occurred to her, why not do it thoroughly?
I said, forgetting caution and the need that existed for humouring him, everything in fact, in my anxiety.
Surely it was not humouring this boy to let him sit down when he was tired.
They knew Jun wanted them to believe he was joking, humouring Paul.
In humouring her up to a point, Byron had acted for the best.