A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener.
He floated on the updraft of air off the water and then drifted to the beach below, changing into his human form as he landed with a gentle thud on rocky sand.
"I think you prefer war, my friend," Jetr said with his gentle humor.
I received from them gifts that have the gentle concurrence of the heart, books containing their own thoughts, soul-illumined letters, and photographs that I love to have described again and again.
He squeezed her with his thick arms, and again she marveled at how he managed to be gentle with her when he was so strong.
His gentle flirting reminded her of how charismatic he could be, when not telling her she was getting ready to die.
Her insides were shaking, no longer settled by his gentle magic.
But are there any gentle, harmless animals in your fields?
There was a gentle air around the woman, and her large brown eyes lacked the rigid stoniness of her husband's.
Perhaps on that spring morning when Adam and Eve were driven out of Eden Walden Pond was already in existence, and even then breaking up in a gentle spring rain accompanied with mist and a southerly wind, and covered with myriads of ducks and geese, which had not heard of the fall, when still such pure lakes sufficed them.
She was silent, and not only less pretty than at the ball, but only redeemed from plainness by her look of gentle indifference to everything around.
Deidre had never seen him like this, as a quietly commanding figure, capable of lethal force one moment and gentle kisses the next.
The train lurched forward, the gentle hum of electricity soon pushing her into a near-doze, until the train lurched to a halt.
She closed her eyes to the gentle flow and strange sensations: Jule's warmth, her father's hot-cold rain, the ancient power of the ruins.
He'd been as gentle with her as he'd known how, and still she suffered under the weight of the visions.
Unlike Gabriel, who was gentle, teasing, Darkyn was demanding.
There was something about him... the way he moved and even the way he spoke, soft and gentle with such a deep warm voice.
Lankha worked his magic with his micro suede-covered hands and gentle touch.
"Oh, there is no need of that," said the voice, which from its gentle tones seemed to belong to a young girl.
The bright, gentle, fanciful plays--the ones I like best now--appear not to have impressed me at first, perhaps because they reflected the habitual sunshine and gaiety of a child's life.
My teacher says, if children learn to be patient and gentle while they are little, that when they grow to be young ladies and gentlemen they will not forget to be kind and loving and brave.
I had made many mistakes, and Miss Sullivan had pointed them out again and again with gentle patience.
He was always gentle and forbearing, no matter how dull I might be, and believe me, my stupidity would often have exhausted the patience of Job.
Ruth is so loyal and gentle-hearted, we cannot help loving her, as she stands with the reapers amid the waving corn.
They were all gentle and sympathetic and I felt the charm of their manner as much as I had felt the brilliancy of their essays and poems.
The horse's name was Prince and he was gentle and liked to trot very fast.
Many years ago there lived in England many good people, but the king and his friends were not kind and gentle and patient with good people, because the king did not like to have the people disobey him.
I wish you could be here to play three little squirrels, and two gentle doves, and to make a pretty nest for a dear little robin.
It made him angry just because the idea of marrying the gentle Princess Mary, who was attractive to him and had an enormous fortune, had against his will more than once entered his head.
His head was quite round, his back, chest, shoulders, and even his arms, which he held as if ever ready to embrace something, were rounded, his pleasant smile and his large, gentle brown eyes were also round.
She stiffened as he stepped closer and placed a gentle hand on each of her shoulders.
My Dear Friend, Mr. Krehl:--I have just heard, through Mr. Wade, of your kind offer to buy me a gentle dog, and I want to thank you for the kind thought.
It is very beautiful to think that you can tell so many people of the heavenly Father's tender love for all His children even when they are not gentle and noble as He wishes them to be.
I tried to imagine my gentle poet when he was a school-boy, and I wondered if it was in Andover he learned the songs of the birds and the secrets of the shy little woodland children.
The two distinguished authors were very gentle and kind, and I could not tell which of them I loved best.
The thought of their gentle courtesy and genuine kindness brings a warm glow of joy and gratitude to my heart.
She lets me kiss her now, and when she is in a particularly gentle mood, she will sit in my lap for a minute or two; but she does not return my caresses.
The hen was very gentle, and made no objection to our investigations.
I said, "Mildred doesn't understand your fingers, and we must be very gentle with her."
They were as gentle as kittens; but I told her they would get wild and fierce as they grew older.
She responds quickly to the gentle pressure of affection, the pat of approval, the jerk of impatience, the firm motion of command, and to the many other variations of the almost infinite language of the feelings; and she has become so expert in interpreting this unconscious language of the emotions that she is often able to divine our very thoughts.
"Lazy roses, wake up," said he, giving the branches a gentle shake; but only the dew fell off in bright drops, and the flowers were still shut up.