But with his old history professor Henry Adams and other friends, Lodge was known as a genial host, and, when political bÃªtes noires did not rear their fractious heads, he could work considerable charm as a guest.
â€œYou know,â€ he said to Eeyore, gearing up to his lecture in genial conversational tones.
Opening his eyes again he saw Davey Davidson standing by the bed, his expression genial, carrying a basket of I fruit.
There was a certain genial tenderness in this atmosphere that even in the hottest day of August the eastern coast never knows.
A very extended landscape, however genial, is also sober in its effect on the mind.