In a world increasingly bending toward snark, Updike managed to remain curious, solicitous, a gentleman.
The youthful shepherd did her every little service in his power, and Amarillis was pleased to see him so solicitous to oblige her.
It was only her own bacon now that she was solicitous about.
It resented its lack of knowledge, and turned cynical where, had it been taken into confidence, it would have been solicitous.
He was solicitous about placing cushions to the best advantage for her.
Bone'm was the name of the bull-dog as to which Gilmore had been solicitous as he looked over the gate.
He laughed at everything, even at her when she was too solicitous.
Diana laid her fingers gently on his arm, and Marcantonio broke out into solicitous protestations.
Chandler assisted her to her feet with instant and solicitous courtesy.
Then it was that I understood why the old man was so solicitous regarding John's injury.