Fatherly sentence example

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  • The Mason smiled with his gentle fatherly smile.
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  • His frame was slight, his hair silvered, his smile fatherly.
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  • Lately his actions were more fatherly than anything else.
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  • Seeing the look on his face, the grizzled warrior's voice grew fatherly.
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  • He is also wrongly described as a relative of Archbishop Abbot, from whom he acknowledges very gratefully, in the first of his epistles dedicatory of A Hand of Fellowship to Helpe Keepe out Sinne and Antichrist (1623, 4to), that he had "received all" his "worldly maintenance," as well as "best earthly countenance" and "fatherly incouragements."
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  • This view seems logically to involve Ritschl's belief, that it is not the light of reason but the revelation of Christ which warrants the assertion of God's fatherly providential goodness.
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  • She stared after him, still perplexed by the hug - a fatherly or brotherly demonstration of fondness?
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  • Gavin's brother Star, meanwhile, says " He actually seemed more fatherly than like our biological father.
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  • It is from this that he develops an almost fatherly bond with Krisztina.
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  • The voice of Liam Neeson comes through as both fatherly and masterful.
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  • Wesley was the son of Jack Crusher, a friend of Captain Picard's, now deceased, and Picard took a fatherly interest in him for his old friend's sake.
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  • He gave a fatherly smile and approached her, holding his hand out, palm up.
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  • Once more, in the doctrine of sin and redemption, the governing idea is God's fatherly purpose for His family.
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  • Frances Burney, whom the old man had cherished with fatherly kindness, stood weeping at the door; while Langton, whose piety eminently qualified him to be an adviser and comforter at such a,time, received the last pressure of his friend's hand within.
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  • God's continual presence, his fatherly love, his transcendent righteousness, his mercy, his goodness, were the facts of immediate experience.
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  • All the poet and all the man spoke out and stood evident in the perfervid patriotism, the filial devotion, the fatherly tenderness, the indignation and the pity, which here find alternate expression in passionate and familiar and majestic song.
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  • She lifted her face to receive his kiss and he leaned forward, giving her a fatherly peck on the cheek - and a friendly squeeze.
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  • Let God be simply a Father, and his government simply fatherly.
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