She had an amiable personality, always ready with a kind word and a smile.
It was amazing how amiable two people could be when their time together was going to be short.
He was so very polite, amiable, good-natured, and genuinely grateful to Pierre for saving his life that Pierre had not the heart to refuse, and sat down with him in the parlor--the first room they entered.
There are times, so they say, when Tony Benn also looks amiable.
Young ladies, married and unmarried, liked him because without making love to any of them, he was equally amiable to all, especially after supper.
His amiable disposition acquired him a large circle of friends, who deeply lament his death.
From his writings we derive the impression of an amiable personality, who is honestly at pains to arrive at an understanding with his opponents.
He was an amiable chap, who wouldn't give any profit forecasts.
He was amiable and kind-hearted, and greatly liked by his neighbours, but not a man of business habits, and he did not succeed in his farming enterprise.
But she is perfectly amiable, and often condescends to drive by my humble abode.
Despite amiable companions, continually endeavoring to bestow mutual pleasure, I was now alone.
Weak and shortsighted as a statesman, as a man and prelate Dalberg was amiable, conscientious and large-hearted.
The amiable duke and duchess of Luxembourg, who were his neighbours at Montlouis, made his acquaintance...
Of the amiable personal character and the placid life of Isaac D'Israeli a charming picture is to be found in the brief memoir prefixed to the 1849 edition of Curiosities of Literature, by his son Lord Beaconsfield.
Although Dalton seems amiable enough, he struggles at times to find anything worthy to say.
For sole reply Daniel gave him a shy, childlike, meek, and amiable smile.
Numerianus is represented as having been a man of considerable literary attainments, and of remarkably amiable character.
Malthus was one of the most amiable, candid and cultured of men.
Worse men had been less detested, but Danby had none of the amiable virtues which often counteract the odium incurred by serious faults.
His character, notwithstanding the egotism by which it was disfigured, had an amiable and engaging side.
He was then a mere lad, amiable, well-meaning, but entirely under the dominion of his mother...
The amiable, radical ladies of Newport had set up a tea meeting for me.
"Of whom you imagine me to be one?" said Prince Andrew, with a quiet and particularly amiable smile.
He was enormously tall, handsome, amiable as Frenchmen are, and was, as all Moscow said, an extraordinarily clever doctor.
His public conduct does not present itself in quite so amiable a light.
A more amiable and a more harmless man never lived; and this was much in that age of discordant passions and lawless licence.
He was essentially an amiable man...
An amiable gentleman, Peter, has popped a message in the guestbook.
On his accession to the throne in 1840 much was expected of a prince so variously gifted and of so amiable a temper, and his first acts did not belie popular hopes.
The young nobleman was, from the first, a prime favourite at the French court, owing, partly to the recollection of his father's devotion to France, but principally because of his own amiable and brilliant qualities.
It is described as having been thoroughly healthy at the date of its arrival, and of an amiable and tractable disposition.
That he learnt anything, and that he grew up an amiable and magnanimous man, were solely due to his natural worth, for no one ever owed less to education or to family example.
In this capacity his sincere piety and amiable character gained him great influence.
John George was an amiable but weak prince, totally unfitted to direct the fortunes of a nation in time of danger.
The command of the British fleet was given to Sir Hyde Parker, an amiable man of no energy and little ability.
He had a quick eye for character, was genuinely amiable, uncontentious, tactful, masterful; and it may be assumed from his success that he was wary or shrewd to a degree.
In private life he was undoubtedly an amiable man, although the dogmatic tone that disfigures portions of his writings procured him many opponents.
For a while, indeed, this opposition did not impair the king's popularity, due to his amiable character...
There is never any seen idle; the head of the house governs it not by a lofty carriage and oft rebukes, but by gentleness and amiable manners.
If we add to this account that he seems to have been of an unusually amiable disposition we have a fairly complete picture of his mental character at this critical period of his life.