use politeness in a sentence.
Though her behaviour to us; continued I, was politeness itself, was there nothing more than _politeness_ in her address to Lord Darcey?
I love how the politeness is at odds with the situation.
And is not what we call politeness an illusion, and a very ugly illusion?
You would be surprised to see how entirely his politeness is his weapon of defence against the low and ill-mannered.
Perhaps it may be said, that these are not instances of what we mean by the term politeness, but they are instances of the difference of disposition, which occasions different modes of behaviour; and a nation will, throughout its several ranks, maintain the same characteristics, though the form of expressing them may be varied according to the circumstances of the parties. "