Then comes gentleness - the virtue regulative of anger; and the list is concluded by the excellences of social intercourse, friendliness (as a mean between obsequiousness and surliness), truthfulness and decorous wit.
The Njamusi are peaceful agriculturists who show marked friendliness to Europeans.
He visited Palestine in the reign of Baldwin I., Latin king of Jerusalem (1100-1118), and apparently soon after the crusading capture of Acre (1104); he claims to have accompanied Baldwin, who treated him with marked friendliness, on an expedition against Damascus (c. 1107).
His friendliness for Russia did not, however, prevent him from strengthening the position of Austria as against Russia in the Balkan Peninsula by the establishment of a closer political and commercial understanding with Servia and Rumania.
was held aloof by Beaton and two French marriages; and France was alarmed by Henry's growing friendliness with Charles V., who was mollified by his cousin Mary's restoration to her place in the succession to the throne.
Perhaps his detachment makes for clearness of thought; Loofs's friendliness towards dogma, but in a much humbler sense than the Catholic, involves the risk of confusion.
Mortimer was taken prisoner and treated with such friendliness as to make the English doubt his loyalty; within a few months he married Owen's daughter.
In the foreign relations of the United States, as directed by President McKinley, the most significant change was the cordial understanding established with the British government, to which much was contributed by his secretary of state, John Hay, appointed to that portfolio when he was ambassador to the court of St James, and which was due to some extent to the friendliness of the British press and even more markedly of the British navy in the Pacific during the Spanish War.
Thus, as employed by most writers, " Natural Religion " connotes neutrality or even friendliness towards Christianity; just as is the case with theism in sense (2), or with Natural Theology.
The ruler of Zaria, while professing friendliness, was, however, unable or unwilling to restrain the rulers of Kontagora and Nupe from aggression.
In 88 B.C., after the triumph of Sulla, when the younger Marius fled from Rome to Africa, Hiempsal received him with apparent friendliness, his real intention being to detain him as a prisoner.
in April 1903 was a further proof of the friendliness between the English court and the Vatican.
Thrown into prison on a frivolous charge of friendliness to the royalists and England, he was released after the fall of Robespierre in the summer of 1794, and rose in the service until, in 1799, he became chief commissary to the French army serving under Massena in the north of Switzerland.
He was treated with equal friendliness by Antigonus's son Demetrius, who made him polemarch of Thespiae, and by Antigonus Gonatas, at whose court he died at the age of 104.
The day after the review, Boris, in his best uniform and with his comrade Berg's best wishes for success, rode to Olmutz to see Bolkonski, wishing to profit by his friendliness and obtain for himself the best post he could--preferably that of adjutant to some important personage, a position in the army which seemed to him most attractive.
to its interference in Philistia and friendliness to Judah, see Philistine), the chief event was the great invasion by Sheshonk (Shishak) in the latter part of the 10th century; but although it appears to be an isolated campaign, contact with Egypt, to judge from the archaeological results of the excavations, was never intermittent.
Friendliness and a general feeling of peace will replace anger and fear.
In spite of his friendliness towards the Roman church Manuel was refused the title of "Augustus" by Alexander, and he nowhere succeeded in attaching the Italians permanently to his interests.
Treat everyone you encounter with friendliness and respect.
Columella, like Xenophon, favours a certain friendliness and familiarity in one's intercourse with his farm slaves.
In contrast with the mutual friendliness and loyalty of the Pharisees, their behaviour towards one another is lacking in courtesy, and when they mix with their fellow-countrymen, they are as offhanded as if their fellows were aliens."
Any chance of safety that lay in the friendliness of a strong party in the council was more than nullified by the bitter personal enmity of the queen, who could not forgive his share in her mother's divorce and her own disgrace.
He was an excellent cross-examiner, whose candid friendliness of manner often succeeded in eliciting important testimony from unwilling witnesses.
Turks make fabulous pets because of their friendliness and intelligence.
From 1808 to 1809 he was French ambassador at Vienna, where he displayed a hostility to Austria which was in marked contrast to his friendliness to England in 1802-1803.
Finally, he did not allow his friendliness with Argos to involve him in war with Sparta, towards whom he pursued a policy of moderation.
For the loss of Oreithyia the Athenians in after times counted on Boreas's friendliness, and were assured of it when he sent storms which wrecked the Persian fleet at Athos and at Sepias (Herodotus vii.
In October 1900 Dr Manuel Campos Salles, president of Brazil, paid a visit to Buenos Aires, and was received with great demonstrations of friendliness.
renowned for the warmth of its welcome, the friendliness of its staff and the level of its efficiency.
The hotel is renowned for the warmth of its welcome, the friendliness of its staff and the level of its efficiency.
In the increasingly online market, young consumers appreciate the Internet friendliness of the First USA online system.
Friendship - Offer the opponent a flower, box of chocolates or other token of friendliness.
User friendliness -- or, non-gamer friendliness -- seems to have been less important in Microsoft's drive to appeal to the hardcore gamer.
Many of the positive characteristics that promote popularity (such as cooperativeness, friendliness, and consideration for others) also assist children in developing and maintaining friendships.
In fact, popular children tend to have characteristics associated with both competitiveness and friendliness.
What The traits Target looks for in interns include high energy, friendliness, communication skills, and analytical abilities.
If there is one thing to learn from your experience, it is the misconception of social friendliness versus potential romantic interest.
Since he will see you talking with other church members he won't mistake your invitation for anything other than friendliness.
Not only are the results provided as a percent of overall compatibility, you can see how you stack up on the following qualities: extrovert/introvert, friendliness, orderliness, emotional stability, and open-mindedness.
The AllergyEats.com website provides a search tool so you can locate information about allergy friendliness not only for gluten but several other types of food allergens.
Two haunted insane asylum stories in particular stand out in terms of intense paranormal activity or friendliness to ghost hunting groups.
From the time you enter the site, you'll see a commitment to user friendliness.
Making the effort to greet locals in their own language with basic tourist phrases is a gesture of ambassadorship and friendliness.
Many interesting prints are available and it's worth considering what your patients will see as the best combination of professionalism and friendliness.
He carried with him the Arabs and the princes of Syria, and through Hyrcanus he was able to transform the hostility of the Egyptian Jews into active friendliness.
Students went in great numbers to Japan, Europe and America, and the old contempt and hostility toward things Western gave place to respect and friendliness.
Jonny watched her, his dark eyes holding none of the youth or friendliness she remembered.
picture-perfect town with a historic past, visitors will also be warmed by the friendliness of the locals.
As puppies, however, bulldogs are highly intelligent and unusually docile and affectionate, and if well trained retain throughout life an unusual sweetness of disposition, the universal friendliness of which makes them of little use as guardians.
In private life his ease of bearing, friendliness, and, above all, his inexhaustible fund of humour and irony, won him a large circle of friends; and judges so exacting as Mmes de Stael and de Remusat and Lord Brougham avowed their delight in his society.
They did not smile nor did they frown, or show either fear or surprise or curiosity or friendliness.
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