But with his old history professor Henry Adams and other friends, Lodge was known as a genial host, and, when political bêtes noires did not rear their fractious heads, he could work considerable charm as a guest.
“You know,” 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.