Agreeable Sentence Examples
You know, you were much more agreeable as a wolf.
Yes, he is an agreeable young man....
The impression the princess made on Rostov was a very agreeable one.
The plans of Maurice soon took a form less agreeable to the emperor.
Yet in his misery he was still an agreeable companion.Advertisement
The odour of cubebs is agreeable and aromatic; the taste, pungent, acrid, slightly bitter and persistent.
A few minutes later Mademoiselle Bourienne came into Princess Mary's room smiling and making cheerful remarks in her agreeable voice.
If you were cleverer and more agreeable, I should prefer yours.
The various shades of the sand are singularly rich and agreeable, embracing the different iron colors, brown, gray, yellowish, and reddish.
These forms are more agreeable to the fancy and imagination than fresco paintings or other the most expensive furniture.Advertisement
Until May the hot wind is little felt, while during the rains the weather is cool and agreeable.
He recognized the agreeable, philosophizing voice with pleasure.
Citric acid has an agreeable sour taste.
Karagina had replied that for her part she was agreeable, and everything depend on her daughter's inclination.
The engagement as tutor did not prove an agreeable one, and he soon threw it up (1771) in favour of an appointment as court preacher and member of the consistory at Biickeburg.Advertisement
The country surrounding Belfast is agreeable and picturesque, whether along the shores of the Lough or towards the girdle of hills to the west; and is well wooded and studded with country seats and villas.
He was the only bishop who voted for the disestablishment of the Irish Church, though a scheme of concurrent endowment would have been much more agreeable to him.
Nevertheless the climate is considered healthy and agreeable; copious rains fall in general in winter.
The aspect of the country, in the eastern and southern parts, is flat and uninteresting; but the western parts, where it runs along the foot of the Eastern Ghats, as well as all the country northwards from Trivellam to Tripali and the Karkambadi Pass, are mountainous, with an agreeable diversity of scenery.
It is an exceptionally healthy locality, and the steep shore and open downs make it an agreeable summer resort.Advertisement
He was not an agreeable companion, violent in his passions, nervous, restless, and in old age extremely irascible.
The species are small trees or shrubs, armed with sharp, straight, or hooked spines, having alternate leaves, and fruits which are in most of the species edible, and have an agreeable acid taste; this is especially the case with those of the two species mentioned above.
He was compelled to send Wasif, the personal enemy of Ibn Khasib, to the frontier for a term of four years, and then to deprive his two brothers Motazz and Mowayyad, who were not agreeable to them, of their right of succession.
It is a colourless liquid with a sweetish burning taste and an agreeable odour.
Also at Fernando Po there was an annual ceremony where children born within the year were made to touch the skin of a serpent suspended from a tree in the public square.9 We have next to notice the very general belief that the household snake was an agreeable guest, if not a guardian spirit.Advertisement
In 1850 he was made bishop of Mainz, by order of the Vatican, in preference to the celebrated Professor Leopold Schmidt, of Giessen, whose Liberal sentiments were not agreeable to the Papal party.
They are of an agreeable flavour, and this especially applies to the white descriptions.
It has an agreeable odour, and has been used medicinally.
In private, his never-failing courtesy, his agreeable manners and a noble and generous heart for all who needed protection against the powerful or the lawless, endeared him to hosts of friends.
Their interest was to show that the gospel precept of universal benevolence, which owes nothing to civil enactment, was both agreeable to nature and conducive to happiness.
Fru Julia Nyberg (1785-1854), under the title of Euphrosyne, was their tenth Muse, and wrote agreeable lyrics.
The climate is healthy and agreeable, though the death-rate among the common people is abnormally high on account of personal habits and unsanitary surroundings.
At the Swiss health resorts, on the contrary, during the winter the air is very pure, and has just sufficient coldness to make exercise agreeable to patients.
Classical studies he regarded as an agreeable relaxation from severer pursuits.
In general, the sub-tropical (valle) and temperate (cabezera de valle) regions of Bolivia are healthy and agreeable, have a plentiful rainfall, moderate temperature in the shade, and varied and abundant products.
On the Andean slopes the temperature is more agreeable.
The change from London to Dublin can seldom be an agreeable one.
The forest has never so good a setting, nor is so distinctly beautiful, as when seen from the middle of a small lake amid hills which rise from the water's edge; for the water in which it is reflected not only makes the best foreground in such a case, but, with its winding shore, the most natural and agreeable boundary to it.
Stout, about the average height, broad, with huge red hands; he did not know, as the saying is, how to enter a drawing room and still less how to leave one; that is, how to say something particularly agreeable before going away.
Pierre was in an agreeable after-dinner mood.
But he was an energetic, clear-headed man, of great practical force and skill, cultivated, accomplished, agreeable, flexible, possibly unscrupulous, just the sort of person whom a restless despot like Justinian finds useful.
At the same time the climate is usually very agreeable from the end of February to the beginning of July, and from the end of September to the middle of November.
Pure ethyl alcohol is a colourless, mobile liquid of an agreeable odour.
The old difficulty as to the appointments to the royal household was tactfully removed, and Tory appointments were made, which were agreeable both to the queen and to Peel.
A parcel of dried mud, coming for example from Palestine or Queensland, and after an indefinite interval of time put into water in England or elsewhere, may yield him living forms, both new and old, in the most agreeable variety.
It is of a pale brown colour, transparent, brittle, and in consequence of its agreeable odour is used for fumigation and in perfumery.
Timur is here displayed as a stoutish, long-bodied man, below the middle-height, in age and feature not unlike the first portrait, but with thicker and more straggling hair, and distincter, though not more agreeable character in the facial expression, yet not a sign of power, genius, or any elements of grandeur or celebrity.
The sap which flows in the spring is drawn off and boiled down to an agreeable spirit, or fermented with a birch-wine of considerable alcoholic strength.
At Hervey's table Johnson sometimes enjoyed feasts which were made more agreeable by contrast.
The neighbourhood is agreeable, and the Cardigan Bay shore is shelving and suitable for safe bathing.
The axolotl has been known to the Mexicans from the remotest times, as an article of food regularly brought from neighbouring lakes to the Mexico market, its flesh being agreeable and wholesome.
In the person of an emperor, Frederick II., they emerged under the more agreeable garb of liberal culture and Epicurean scepticism.
On his resignation, which took place in October 1761, the king urged him to accept some signal mark of royal favour in the form most agreeable to himself.
To each of them he made some careless and agreeable remark except to Pierre and Helene, whose presence he seemed not to notice.
That winter the Karagins' house was the most agreeable and hospitable in Moscow.
For the Pavlograd hussars, however, the whole of this retreat during the finest period of summer and with sufficient supplies was a very simple and agreeable business.
Denisov started these and Pierre was particularly agreeable and amusing about them.
Perfect for daytime wear but also coming in more dramatic varieties for evenings out, pink has made itself agreeable for all lifestyles.
But, instead, with this makeup I felt agreeable about the product on my skin.
This way, a mutually agreeable tux can be found with little fuss.
Dog prices range from "free to a good home" to several hundred dollars, depending on the specific animal and the sale's circumstances, and providing documentation can help sellers achieve an agreeable price.
A. chinensis is also a fine climber of vigorous growth, the fruit large-about the size of a walnut-and of agreeable flavor.
Lobbii, from California, with very pretty purple and white flowers like a little Fuchsia, followed by small hairy fruits of agreeable flavor.
Its agreeable weather and diverse array of activities for older adults make the state a prime destination for those over 65.
While the idea of a game based on real-life retail experience doesn't sound agreeable, Cake Mania manages to take the stress out of the job and turns it into pure fun.
They are agreeable and have good problem-solving skills.
They may ignore the child they find less agreeable or punish him or her unfairly.
If everyone is agreeable to swimming sans swimsuits, no harm done; at least not if you don't get caught by the local authorities.
You'll begin with some online conversations to help you get to know each other a bit, and then if you are both agreeable, you'll be able to exchange contact information and see where the relationship goes from there.
It's also important to understand that sometimes couples cannot come to an agreeable decision and then it's time to work on deciding how much the decision means to each partner.
An Aquarius profile makes up one of the most personable, agreeable Zodiac signs.
His repugnance to public life had been strongly expressed to his father in a letter of a very early date, in which he begged that the money which a seat in the House of Commons would cost might be expended in a mode more agreeable to him.
He was handsome, conciliatory and agreeable, and a man of refined taste and untarnished honour.
It has an agreeable, temperate climate, is regularly built, and has considerable commercial importance.
This is agreeable to the present practice, founded on the very same reasons.
He was a very agreeable companion and a thorough man of the world, singularly free from arrogance and pomposity; owing to his small stature, he was often known as "die kleine Excellenz."
The manufacturer of toilet soap generally takes care to present his wares in convenient form and of agreeable appearance and smell; the more weighty duty of having them free from uncombined alkali is in many cases entirely overlooked.
The custom of marriages between brothers and sisters, agreeable to old Persian as to old Egyptian ethics, was instituted in Egypt by the second Ptolemy when he married his full sister Arsinoe Philadelphus.
Its elevation, 8839 ft., gives it an exceptionally agreeable climate.
In the hill tracts and the marshy depression of the Ob they are unbroken, except by the bald summits of the loftier mountains (goltsy); they have the aspect of agreeable bosquets in the Baraba steppe, and they are thinly scattered through south-eastern Transbaikalia, where the dryness of the Gobi steppe makes its influence appreciably felt.
It seems also to have been used for the purpose of creating an agreeable perfume on great occasions, e.g.
The British resident, Major Burney, who had been appointed in 1830, finding his presence at Ava agreeable neither to the king nor to himself, removed in 1837 to Rangoon, and shortly afterwards retired from the country.
The history is written in an agreeable style and a spirit of impartiality, and gives evidence of a conscientious use of authorities.
Hence, probably, the wide popularity which his works enjoyed in the 18th century; and hence the agreeable feeling with which, notwithstanding all their false taste and their tiresome digressions, they impress the modern reader.
The succulent fruits are not only edible but agreeable, and in fevers are freely administered as a cooling drink.
Their hopes centred in the young Carignano, whose agreeable manners had endeared him to all, and who had many friends among the Liberals and Carbonari.
The English executive, consisting of a governor and council, was much like the Dutch, but Nicolls, by his conciliatory spirit, made his administration more agreeable than Stuyvesant's.
As a general rule, an agreeable grotesque of the affairs of life (a grotesque which never loses hold of good taste sufficiently to be called burlesque) occupies him.
In this more general respect, an arboretum or woodland affords shelter, improves local climate, renovates bad soils, conceals objects unpleasing to the eye, heightens the effect of what is agreeable and graceful, and adds value, artistic and other, to the landscape.
During the seven years which he passed in the drudgery of penning definitions and marking quotations for transcription, he sought for relaxation in literary labour of a more agreeable kind.
Henry Thrale, one of the most opulent brewers in the kingdom, a man .of sound and cultivated understanding, rigid principles, and liberal spirit, was married to one of those clever, kind-hearted, engaging, vain, pert young women who are perpetually doing or saying what is not exactly right, but who, do or say what they may, are always agreeable.
The vines are trailed on treiliswork, and form agreeable avenues in the gardens of Cairo.
It was admitted that such obligation must be not natural but positive; but it was argued by the stricter Calvinistic divines that the proportion of one in seven is agreeable to nature, based on the order of creation in six days, and in no way specially connected with anything Jewish.
This is plain enough; what remains doubtful is the reason why we approve of these qualities in another man which are useful or agreeable to others.
We cannot indeed regard them,with the ancients, as the best part of his history, for the majority of them are obviously unhistorical, and nearly all savour somewhat too much of the rhetorical schools to be perfectly agreeable to modern taste.
But in the course of the next two years this agreeable prospect was overclouded by a series of calamities.
His protection and encouragement of Caxton were of inestimable value to English literature, and in the preface to the Dictes the printer gives an account of his own relations with the statesman which illustrates the dignity and modesty of Lord Rivers in a very agreeable way.
Charles seems to have been a youth of good parts, lively and agreeable, but he had a weak, passionate and fantastic nature.
Racine is said to have assured his son that Corneille made verses "cent fois plus beaux" than his own, but that his own greater popularity was owing to the fact that he took some trouble to make himself personally agreeable.
The table-land of the Deccan above the Ghats, on the contrary, has an agreeable climate except in the hot months, as has also the southern Mahratta country; and in the hills of Mahabaleshwar, Singarh, and other detached heights, Europeans may go out at all hours with impunity.
He soon found a more agreeable wife than Cleopatra in her daughter Cleopatra, and thenceforth antagonism between the two queens, the "sister" and the "wife," was chronic. In 130 - I Cleopatra succeeded in driving Euergetes for a time to Cyprus, when he revenged himself by murdering the son whom she had borne him (surnamed M emphites).
It is traversed by the Leine canal, which separates the Altstadt from the Neustadt and from Masch, and is surrounded by ramparts, which are planted with lime-trees and form an agreeable promenade.
Chian turpentine is a tenacious semi-fluid transparent body, yellow to dull brown in colour, with an agreeable resinous odour and little taste.
He endeavours to establish this inductively by a survey of the qualities, commonly praised as virtues, which he finds to be always either useful or immediately agreeable, either (1) to the virtuous agent himself or (2) to others.
The truth is, that Hume's notion of moral approbation was very loose, as is sufficiently shown by the list of " useful and agreeable " qualities which he considers worthy of approbation.'
The spa is largely frequented in summer and has agreeable public rooms and gardens.
The latter is celebrated for its agreeable and healthy climate, and for the variety and character of its products.
During the latter half of the 19th century, considerable public improvements were effected in the town, making it, -despite its neighbouring collieries, an agreeable place of residence.
The agreeable versidecadence fication of an amateur like Ausonius, the refined of GauL panegyrics of a Eumenius, disguising nullity of thought beneath elegance of form, already foretold the perilous sterility of scholasticism.
Alex cautioned that it would seriously reduce their odds of success, but they and the surrogate mother were agreeable to twins, if it should happen.
To find a man agreeable whom one is determined to hate!
A quiet time to oneself, either at home or away from home, each day can make a disagreeable person agreeable person agreeable.
The customer has the right to carry out periodic audits at times mutually agreeable to both parties.
But If it's folk that turns you on, you'll find this a perfectly agreeable listen.
He is very agreeable to the information being put on the web site.
The prospect of the Netherfield ball was extremely agreeable to every female of the family.
The pedestrian walkways, which had seemed rather agreeable to me at first, began to become irritating.
Managers are quite agreeable most of the time What happens to bad managers?
Certainly seems much more agreeable than using an estate agent.
Wagner A wise man finds agreeable, A dog that's learned its lesson well.
His company was by no means agreeable to me, but my opinion was not asked.
Accommodation proved agreeable, give or take the odd furry visitor.
I did my best to ignore the fact that my bodily sensations were no longer agreeable.
He was a very well-read, thoughtful man, and agreeable.
The question of the succession was now again prominent, and Shaftesbury, in opposition to Halifax, committed the error, which really brought about his fall, of putting forward Monmouth as his nominee, thus alienating a large number of his supporters; he encouraged, too, the belief that this was agreeable to the king.
In a hot-water system the heat is given off at a lower temperature and is consequently more agreeable than that yielded by a steam-heating apparatus.
On the sloping hills carob trees, and others both useful and agreeable, still grow abundantly; the vine also holds its place, ands produces a species of wine which was highly valued by the ancients, though it seems to have degenerated greatly in modern times.
The princes were Italians; they shared-the common enthusiasms of the nation for art, learning, literature and science; they studied how to mask their tyranny with arts agreeable to the multitude.
In reality he and his agents hac already provided for the passing of proposals which were agreeable to him.
But my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious."
His manners were agreeable and his appearance fascinating, but, like many other prelates of the day, his morals were far from blameless, his two dominant passions being greed of gold and love of women, and he was devotedly fond of the children whom his mistresses bore him.
Master of a form of language peculiarly sweet and euphonical, and possessed of a delicate ear which instinctively suggested the most musical arrangement possible, he gives his sentences, without art or effort, the most agreeable flow, is never abrupt, never too diffuse, much less prolix or wearisome, and being himself simple, fresh, naif (if we may use the word), honest and somewhat quaint, he delights us by combining with this melody of sound simple, clear and fresh thoughts, perspicuously expressed, often accompanied by happy turns of phrase, and always manifestly the spontaneous growth of his own fresh and unsophisticated mind.
Robert Smith (Harmonics, 2nd ed., 1 759, p. 95) states that Sauveur " inferred that octaves and other simple concords, whose vibrations coincide very often, are agreeable and pleasant because their beats are too quick to be distinguished, be the pitch of the sounds ever so low; and on the contrary, that the more complex consonances whose vibrations coincide seldom are disagreeable because we can distinguish their slow beats; which displease the ear, says he, by reason of the inequality of the sound.
The one great object aimed at should be to present an agreeable contrast - a floral picture; and, as at particular seasons a monotony of tint prevails, it is useful at such times to be in possession of some strong glaring colours.
He is described by Pain Gatineau as "a well-knit, handsome man, bald (from his illness at Acre), of agreeable face and ruddy complexion, loving good cheer, wine and women.
In California this incident served only to open up agreeable personal relations and social courtesies, but it did not tend to clarify the diplomatic atmosphere.
In class (2) he includes, besides the Benevolence of Shaftesbury and Hutcheson, the useful virtues, Justice, Veracity and Fidelity to compacts; as well as such immediately agreeable qualities as politeness, wit, modesty and even cleanliness.
I tried flour also; but have at last found a mixture of rye and Indian meal most convenient and agreeable.
He now looked like a man who has time to think of the impression he makes on others, but is occupied with agreeable and interesting work.
Princess Mary had made an agreeable impression on him when he had met her in Smolensk province.
If the weather is agreeable and the flowers are in bloom, throw an English garden party.
Consider throwing a joint shower together, if others are agreeable.
As long as the two are on speaking terms and are able to work together to come to agreeable terms for the divorce, a Do it Yourself Divorce may be a good option.
Joint custody also means the children reside in both parents' households by way of a mutually agreeable and fair schedule.
If you and your roommate are agreeable, you could purchase a double loft configuration that has a futon underneath.
This region beyond the hundred-miles coast belt is far more agreeable and healthy to Europeans.
The mono-nitro compounds are stable and distil without decomposition; they have a pale yellow colour and possess an agreeable odour.
He had insinuating manners and could make himself very agreeable if he chose; but he was mean, treacherous, rapacious, suspicious and horribly vindictive.
It forms part of the Deccan table-land, and has a cool and agreeable climate.
Thus the English canon of 1571 directs preachers "to take heed that they do not teach anything in their sermons as though they would have it completely held and believed by the people, save what is agreeable to the doctrine of the Old and New Testaments, and what the Catholic Fathers and ancient Bishops have gathered from that doctrine."
Berg, the Rostovs' son-in-law, was already a colonel wearing the orders of Vladimir and Anna, and he still filled the quiet and agreeable post of assistant to the head of the staff of the assistant commander of the first division of the Second Army.
But just as the agreeable jester rose into the earnest satirist, one of the most striking peculiarities of his style became a more manifest defect.