"It looks like you've got an admirer," Alex said, chuckling.
In the kitchen Elisabeth teased, "Seems you have an admirer out there."
Montmorin was a devoted admirer of Necker, whose influence at the court he was mainly instrumental in maintaining.
Nor ought any critical admirer of Fox to deny that George III.
He consulted the older and graver Laurentius Andreae, who told him how "Doctor Martinus had clipped the wings of the pope, the cardinals and the big bishops," which could not fail to be pleasing intelligence to a monarch who was never an admirer of episcopacy, while the rich revenues of the church, accumulated in the course of centuries, were a tempting object to the impecunious ruler of an impoverished people.