Examples of usage:

  1. Valentine admired his clear Saxon face and firm lips; she admired his deep bright eyes, that darkened with every passing emotion; she liked his gentle, chivalrous manner, his earnest words, his deferential attention to herself, his affectionate devotion to Lady Earle. "Dora Thorne" by Charlotte M. Braeme
  2. Reedy took a plump yellow cigar from his vest pocket, and with a deferential bow: " Will you permit me?" "The Desert Fiddler" by William H. Hamby

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