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gentleness Sentence Examples

  • His gentleness was unexpected as he examined the wrapped injury.

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  • His gentleness was unexpected as he examined the wrapped injury.

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  • Once the Earl of Meath came to see me, and he told me that the queen was much beloved by her people, because of her gentleness and wisdom.

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  • In Petersburg, as in Moscow, Pierre found the same atmosphere of gentleness and affection.

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  • The noblest survivals of Buddhism in India are to be found, not among any peculiar body, but in the religion of the people; in that principle of the brotherhood of man, with the reassertion of which each new revival of Hinduism starts; in the asylum which the great Hindu sects afford to women who have fallen victims to caste rules, to the widow and the out-caste; in the gentleness and charity to all men, which takes the place of a poor-law in India, and gives a high significance to the half satirical epithet of the " mild " Hindu.

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  • She understood those words to mean that he had suddenly softened and that this softening and gentleness were signs of approaching death.

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  • Gentleness, equanimity and benevolence were native to him.

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  • But, as Tenneman says, he imparted to it "a character of gentleness and benevolence, by making it subordinate to a love of mankind, allied to religion."

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  • Any gentleness he felt with Deidre dissipated at the arrival of her mate.

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  • His character, with its mixture of greatness and gentleness, was thus read by Carlyle: "A right solid, honest-hearted man, full of knowledge and sense, and, in spite of his positive temper, almost timid."

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  • His character, with its mixture of greatness and gentleness, was thus read by Carlyle: "A right solid, honest-hearted man, full of knowledge and sense, and, in spite of his positive temper, almost timid."

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  • There is never any seen idle; the head of the house governs it not by a lofty carriage and oft rebukes, but by gentleness and amiable manners.

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  • What gentleness and nobility there are in her features and expression! thought he as he looked at her and listened to her timid story.

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  • Deidre touched him tentatively, awed by his size and the gentleness of his touch.

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  • To the minority of strict Jews he was therefore " the abomination of desolation standing where he ought not "; but the majority he carried with him and, when he was dying (165 B.C.) during his eastern campaigns, he wrote to the loyal Jews as their fellow citizen and general, exhorting them to preserve their present goodwill towards him and his son, on the ground that his son would continue his policy in gentleness and kindness, and so maintain friendly relations with them (2 Macc. ix.).

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  • But Tait had none of Tillotson's gentleness, and he rode roughshod over the obstacles in his way.

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  • His panther-like physique and tattoos gave him all the appearance of a threat, and yet, he'd fended off her blows with gentleness he didn't have to show.

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  • Other virtues were all his own, his extreme gentleness, his love for children, his flawless honesty, his invariable kindliness, his chivalry to women and the weak.

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  • At his first convocation he exhorted the bishops to use gentleness rather than rigour in their dealings with heretics; and Pole, in himself, was true to his principle.

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  • The king was now their sovereign lord; and, for all his courtesy and gentleness, the jealousy with which he guarded and the vigour with which he enforced the prerogative plainly showed that he meant to remain so.

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  • Other virtues were all his own, his extreme gentleness, his love for children, his flawless honesty, his invariable kindliness, his chivalry to women and the weak.

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  • The gentleness for which he was already renowned was not that of a weak, but of a strong character.

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  • and thus blows will avail where blessings and gentleness have been powerless."

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  • The gentleness for which he was already renowned was not that of a weak, but of a strong character.

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  • She wasn't expecting his gentleness or the level of his interest in exploring her body, a combination that rendered her breathless before her clothes were off.

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  • Gentleness and docility are specially characteristic of the species, even when full-grown; while in the native state its habits are thoroughly arboreal.

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  • He was a man of varied culture, of large breadth and liberality of views, of generous impulses, of great gentleness and courtesy of manner, combined with equal firmness of purpose and energy of action.

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  • 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.

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  • He was a man of varied culture, of large breadth and liberality of views, of generous impulses, of great gentleness and courtesy of manner, combined with equal firmness of purpose and energy of action.

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  • He was now indeed their sovereign lord; and, for all his gentleness, the jealousy with which he guarded, the vigour with which he enforced the prerogative, plainly showed that he meant to remain so.

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  • So potent were his reasonings that Pighius, though owing nothing to the gentleness or courtesy of Calvin, was led to embrace his views.

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  • They are inspired also by a fervid and steadfast glow of spirit and reveal a gentleness and humanity of sentiment blended with the severe gravity of the original Roman character.

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  • His concessions to the Parisian mob and his extreme gentleness towards those who demanded the prosecution of the ministers of Charles X.

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  • His influence was due as much to his saintly character and to the gentleness of his manners as to the force of his reasoning.

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  • His influence was due as much to his saintly character and to the gentleness of his manners as to the force of his reasoning.

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  • He took a prominent part in the somewhat troubled church politics of the day, and distinguished himself by gentleness and tact, as well as ability.

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  • He took a prominent part in the somewhat troubled church politics of the day, and distinguished himself by gentleness and tact, as well as ability.

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  • She marveled at the combination of strength and gentleness.

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  • With little gentleness, the Dark One took her neck when she was close enough.

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  • She leaned up and kissed him, with a first-kiss gentleness.

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  • His panther-like physique and tattoos gave him all the appearance of a threat, and yet, he'd fended off her blows with gentleness he didn't have to show.

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  • She marveled at the combination of strength and gentleness.

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  • He slammed the door closed, subduing her hysterical strikes with unexpected gentleness until she lay strapped to the cold table, weeping.

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  • She wasn't expecting his gentleness or the level of his interest in exploring her body, a combination that rendered her breathless before her clothes were off.

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  • Any gentleness he felt with Deidre dissipated at the arrival of her mate.

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  • With little gentleness, the Dark One took her neck when she was close enough.

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  • Deidre touched him tentatively, awed by his size and the gentleness of his touch.

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  • Wynn's gentleness, Gabriel's ultimatum, the radioactive lake.

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  • His hands traveled up her legs with the expertise and gentleness of a doctor, all the while spreading the soft coolness through her.

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  • She leaned up and kissed him, with a first-kiss gentleness.

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  • The gentleness of their character, and their passive obedience recall the character of the Russian peasant.

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  • But, as Tenneman says, he imparted to it "a character of gentleness and benevolence, by making it subordinate to a love of mankind, allied to religion."

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  • A sense of failure appears in Dominic's last sermon in Languedoc: "For many years I have exhorted you in vain, with gentleness, preaching, praying and weeping.

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  • and thus blows will avail where blessings and gentleness have been powerless."

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  • His earnest yet sober piety, his humility, his gentleness, appear in almost every line.

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  • Gentleness and docility are specially characteristic of the species, even when full-grown; while in the native state its habits are thoroughly arboreal.

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  • He never disputed on matters of religion, and if obliged to defend himself, did it with gentleness and in a few words.

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  • "Protesting, that if any man will note in this our Confession any article or sentence repugning to God's Holy Word, that it would please him, of his gentleness, and for Christian charity's sake, to admonish us of the same in writ, and we of our honour and fidelity do promise unto him satisfaction from the mouth of God; that is, from His Holy Scripture, or else reformation of that which he shall prove to be amiss.

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  • It also asks that " if anyone shall note in this our confession any articles or sentence repugnant of God's Holy Word, that it would please him of his gentleness and for Christian charity's sake, to admonish of the same in writing," promising that if the teaching cannot be proved, to reform it.

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  • They are inspired also by a fervid and steadfast glow of spirit and reveal a gentleness and humanity of sentiment blended with the severe gravity of the original Roman character.

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  • There is never any seen idle; the head of the house governs it not by a lofty carriage and oft rebukes, but by gentleness and amiable manners.

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  • sq., has been explained by the theory that the relative quiet due to the gentleness of the convection currents in a slowly cooling mass favours the formation of far outshooting pine-tree crystals, and that the tangled branches of these crystals landlock much of the littoral molten mother metal, and thus mechanically impede that centreward diffusion and convection of the impurities which is the essence of segregation.

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  • Gentleness, equanimity and benevolence were native to him.

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  • To the minority of strict Jews he was therefore " the abomination of desolation standing where he ought not "; but the majority he carried with him and, when he was dying (165 B.C.) during his eastern campaigns, he wrote to the loyal Jews as their fellow citizen and general, exhorting them to preserve their present goodwill towards him and his son, on the ground that his son would continue his policy in gentleness and kindness, and so maintain friendly relations with them (2 Macc. ix.).

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  • But Tait had none of Tillotson's gentleness, and he rode roughshod over the obstacles in his way.

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  • The noblest survivals of Buddhism in India are to be found, not among any peculiar body, but in the religion of the people; in that principle of the brotherhood of man, with the reassertion of which each new revival of Hinduism starts; in the asylum which the great Hindu sects afford to women who have fallen victims to caste rules, to the widow and the out-caste; in the gentleness and charity to all men, which takes the place of a poor-law in India, and gives a high significance to the half satirical epithet of the " mild " Hindu.

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  • The following year (1137) saw the deaths of the two powerful princes, Griffith ap Cynan, " the sovereign and protector and peacemaker of all Wales," and Griffith ap Rhys, " the light and the strength and the gentleness of the men of the south."

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  • At his first convocation he exhorted the bishops to use gentleness rather than rigour in their dealings with heretics; and Pole, in himself, was true to his principle.

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  • The king was now their sovereign lord; and, for all his courtesy and gentleness, the jealousy with which he guarded and the vigour with which he enforced the prerogative plainly showed that he meant to remain so.

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  • He was now indeed their sovereign lord; and, for all his gentleness, the jealousy with which he guarded, the vigour with which he enforced the prerogative, plainly showed that he meant to remain so.

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  • 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.

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  • So potent were his reasonings that Pighius, though owing nothing to the gentleness or courtesy of Calvin, was led to embrace his views.

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  • His concessions to the Parisian mob and his extreme gentleness towards those who demanded the prosecution of the ministers of Charles X.

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  • Now he let its gentleness soothe away the hard edges of the day.

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  • When I first turned on the toothbrush, I was surprised by the quietness and gentleness of the vibrations compared to my other electronic Sonicare toothbrush.

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  • The fabrics, alongside the feminine styling of the dresses, evoke a classic gentleness and grace.

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  • The versatility comes from the breed's inherent obedience, intelligence, patience, gentleness and loyalty combined with strength and athleticism.

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  • They represent freedom, gentleness, love, intelligence, and pleasure.

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  • In truth, she's emotionally one of the strongest women of the zodiac, but her fluid gentleness deceives Virgo into believing she needs his protection.

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  • Doves would express peace and gentleness, while a sword would indicate protection or a warrior.

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  • His gentleness, integrity and undying sense of honour.

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  • He never disputed on matters of religion, and if obliged to defend himself, did it with gentleness and in a few words.

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