Her face was calm, gentle, and happy.
She put a gentle hand on Lisa's shoulder.
A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener.
His voice was gentle as he instructed her.
She captured his neck in the noose of her arms, directing his head down to her with a gentle touch of her hand on the back of his neck.
"Better?" he asked, his voice gentle and warm.
Where was the sweet, gentle Brandon who never seemed to be upset by anything?
In a gentle flicker of light, he was gone.
Like the gentle dove in the fable she was to pine apart from me....
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 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.
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.
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.
She marveled at the soft crunch of gravel beneath her shoes.
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.
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.
He wasn't gentle then.
He'd been as gentle with her as he'd known how, and still she suffered under the weight of the visions.
Carmen sighed contentedly, remembering the gentle warm voice as it said those words the first time: "Come to daddy."
Lankha worked his magic with his micro suede-covered hands and gentle touch.
"I think you prefer war, my friend," Jetr said with his gentle humor.
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.
The horse's name was Prince and he was gentle and liked to trot very fast.
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.
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.
But he was kind and gentle only to those of his regiment, to Timokhin and the like--people quite new to him, belonging to a different world and who could not know and understand his past.
She stiffened as he stepped closer and placed a gentle hand on each of her shoulders.
He had a gentle temperament, though.
His gentle flirting reminded her of how charismatic he could be, when not telling her she was getting ready to die.
"We won't speak of it any more, my dear," said Pierre, and his gentle, cordial tone suddenly seemed very strange to Natasha.
That pale, sad, refined face, that radiant look, those gentle graceful gestures, and especially the deep and tender sorrow expressed in all her features agitated him and evoked his sympathy.
Most of the boys she dated would never have thought of practicing the age-old custom of walking around the car to open her door, or guiding her through the crowd with a gentle hand on one elbow.
He took her hands and helped her to her feet, his voice becoming soft and gentle, his gaze mystic.
Gentle hands lifted her from the ground, and she buried her face in Bordeaux's chest, sobbing.
His large hand was unexpectedly gentle as it settled on her neck over where the demon bit her.
She flushed at his gentle chiding.
Deidre had never seen him like this, as a quietly commanding figure, capable of lethal force one moment and gentle kisses the next.
Coupling words with a gentle caress or lifting her into his arms and carrying her to their bedroom never failed to excite her.
His arms surrounded her in a warm gentle embrace that had no urgency.
He was not rough, though he wasn't gentle, either.
He bent his head, his warm lips planting gentle kisses along her neck and shoulder.
The coolness of his touch turned to gentle electric currents that worked their paths through her skull.
None of your savage brothers would properly complement such a beautiful little treasure, Romas, the woman had said with gentle humor.
The hen was very gentle, and made no objection to our investigations.
With the stern old prince and the gentle, timid Princess Mary, though he had scarcely known them, Pierre at once felt like an old friend.
His handsome face assumed a melodramatically gentle expression and he held out his hand.
"Come in, come in!" he repeated in a gentle whisper.
Her soulful gaze and gentle words gave him the creeps.
They both heard the sound at the same time—a gentle rapping at the back door.
Some of the gems had been carried by gentle waves to the edges of the lake and deposited away from the bulk of the jewels.
He was gentle, the man who made love to a woman he thought was dying.
He looked at her, and she smiled the same gentle smile she used to greet humans to the underworld.
"Brother," he said with gentle command.
The pain surprised her after Lankha's gentle ministrations.
You have to be gentle, Romas.
Would such a gentle animal be guilty of eating a fellow creature?
I had another tree friend, gentle and more approachable than the great oak--a linden that grew in the dooryard at Red Farm.
Now I must tell my gentle poet good-bye, for I have a letter to write home before I go to bed.
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.
I said, "Mildred doesn't understand your fingers, and we must be very gentle with her."
"My friend," said Anna Mikhaylovna in gentle tones, addressing the hall porter, "I know Count Cyril Vladimirovich is very ill... that's why I have come...
He had asked Princess Mary to be gentle and kind to his cousin.
He pulled her into a gentle comforting hug.
Yet, one backward glance at the hard lines of the face over hers reminded her that there was more than the gentle side to him.
Megan spoke with a gentle British lilt, and her dark eyes took in everything as they walked.
The top of the buggy caught the air like a parachute or an umbrella filled with wind, and held them back so that they floated downward with a gentle motion that was not so very disagreeable to bear.
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.
The Mason smiled with his gentle fatherly smile.
She felt sorry for her and held out her hand with a glance of gentle inquiry.
Wood floors and gentle lighting help to create a warm and comfortable feeling, accented by a staff that encourages patrons to feel as though they are welcome and valued guests.
Sarah's gentle voice was so much like the mother she lost.
There was no sign of the gentle man who made love to her last night, nothing but the cold, stony features of death.
"He's always gentle," Katie replied.
There was a gentle air around the woman, and her large brown eyes lacked the rigid stoniness of her husband's.
"Oh, there is no need of that," said the voice, which from its gentle tones seemed to belong to a young girl.
His gentle courtesy and quaint speech won my heart.
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.
Princess Mary had turned toward her brother, and through her tears the loving, warm, gentle look of her large luminous eyes, very beautiful at that moment, rested on Prince Andrew's face.
Rays of gentle light shone from her large, timid eyes.
Decide, my dear, good, gentle Marie, whom I have always loved as a daughter!
A gentle, mild light poured from them.
On the Pratzen Heights, where he had fallen with the flagstaff in his hand, lay Prince Andrew Bolkonski bleeding profusely and unconsciously uttering a gentle, piteous, and childlike moan.
"Only tell me where to go and where to shoot," he said with an unnaturally gentle smile.
Nicholas understood that something must have happened between Sonya and Dolokhov before dinner, and with the kindly sensitiveness natural to him was very gentle and wary with them both at dinner.
There was compassion in her sparkling gaze despite the gentle humor in her voice.
"You brought me here to lecture me, little one?" he asked with gentle gruffness.
The Texas sun was gentle, and Yully enjoyed the light breeze and warmth after the Irish autumn.
"Please tell us," Cynthia asked, her voice as gentle as if she were speaking to a child.
A gentle hand touched her shoulder.
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.
Her gentle attempts to get Lisa to sit were futile.
He was gracious and gentle with the old woman.
First she heard her mother praying and sighing and the creaking of her bed under her, then Madame Schoss' familiar whistling snore and Sonya's gentle breathing.
There was something about him... the way he moved and even the way he spoke, soft and gentle with such a deep warm voice.
But are there any gentle, harmless animals in your fields?
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.
"I've got a list of people I probably should," he said with gentle humor.
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.
Unlike Gabriel, who was gentle, teasing, Darkyn was demanding.
Dressed in the seductive clothing of Hell, her body's gentle shape appeared voluptuous, her narrow shoulders exposed, her round hips and breasts enhanced.
The train lurched forward, the gentle hum of electricity soon pushing her into a near-doze, until the train lurched to a halt.
I had made many mistakes, and Miss Sullivan had pointed them out again and again with gentle patience.
She still sat motionless with a look of suffering on her gentle face.
A gentle hand on her shoulder shook her awake.
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.
Her insides were shaking, no longer settled by his gentle magic.
Ruth is so loyal and gentle-hearted, we cannot help loving her, as she stands with the reapers amid the waving corn.
His big hands were surprisingly gentle as he wrapped her foot and secured it with tiny safety pins.
The difference, and sometimes complete contradiction, between men's opinions and their lives, and between one man and another, pleased him and drew from him an amused and gentle smile.