His touch was gentler than she expected.
"I pray God save the king," Anne herself is reported to have said on the scaffold, "and send him long to reign over you, for a gentler nor a more merciful prince was there never; and to me he was ever a good, a gentle and sovereign lord."
36 and 40), he took a quiet delight in some of the gentler forms of outdoor recreation.
While such steep mountain walls are found in the bed of the ocean it must be remembered that they are very exceptional, and except where there are great dislocations of the submarine crust or volcanic outbursts the forms of the ocean floor are incomparably gentler in their outlines than those of the continents.
Although it would seem that her masterful temper exercised a sensible influence upon her husband's gentler character, her role during his reign (1223-1226) is not well known.
A few medicated soaps are prepared for internal use, among which are croton soap and jalap soap, both gentler cathartics than the uncompounded medicinal principles.
The situation developed into ruin under the strife of the wilder and the gentler preachers.
His voice was gentler.
The outer ranges in Alberta have usually the form of tilted blocks with a steep cliff towards the north-east and a gentler slope, corresponding to the dip of the beds, towards the south-west.
The gentler synclines and anticlines of the earlier part of the period became accentuated, giving rise to pronounced mountain ridges, right across Europe.
More was done by the gentler missionary zeal of the Franciscans and Dominicans in the early 13th century; but St Thomas Aquinas had seen half a century of that reform and had recognized its limitations; he therefore attenuated as much as possible the decree of Nicholas II.
The contour of the sea-bed, however, has been shown to influence this distribution, the continuation of the slope of a steep shore beneath the sea being adverse to their formation, whereas on a gentler slope they may be formed.
"I hope you're gentler with your women than you are your vamps," Jule said, gaze on Charles.
We are the kinder, gentler Guardians of humanity, he said, grunting.
A strong heat is applied for about two hours so as to make the saffron "sweat," and a gentler temperature for a further period of twenty-four hours, the cake being turned every hour so that every part is thoroughly dried.
If only a man " hath the Lord in his heart," he " shall know that there is nothing easier nor sweeter nor gentler than these mandates " (Mand.
The rivers which go down from the central Caucasus northwards have considerably longer courses than those on the south side of the range, partly as a consequence of the gentler versant and partly also because of the great distances to which the steppes extend across which they make their way to the sea.
Gentler means of oxidation have since been found for bleaching tussur to a fairly pale ground.
Abt also developed the plan of combining rack and adhesional working, the engine working by adhesion alone on the gentler slopes but by both adhesion and the rack on the steeper ones.
The seaward edge of the continental shelf often falls steeply to the greatest depths of the ocean, and not infrequently forms the slope of a trench, a form of depression which has usually a steep slope towards a continent or an island-bearing rise on one side and a gentler slope towards the general level of the ocean on the other.
Such cruel customs were, of course, and still are associated in many lands with the cult of the dead; but, on the other hand, there are gentler and more beneficial aspects observable to-day in China and Japan.
11) it is to give men gentler and sweeter thoughts of it, nit to inculcate the doctrine of an intermediate state as an unconscious condition.
The northern part of this great region has a somewhat lower elevation and gentler slope, and consists of open grassy plains, which are within the zone of alternating wet and dry seasons.
A lovely keepsake to remind you of a gentler, slower age.
The southwest monsoon is a gentler affair, bringing frequent rainfall to the west coast from July to September.
The gentler slope to the south forms a lower promontory where the ruins of a castle stand dating back to at least 1405.
see anything which shows how technology will do anything to make us wiser, gentler, more peaceful or more happy.
Swimsuit longevity: Chlorinated water can be especially harsh on swim wear material, while copper sulfate tends to have a gentler effect on bathing suits.
Breakup poems are a great way to do this because they sound gentler than bluntly telling the person why you do not want to be together anymore.
A comfort fit ring has a gently curved interior surface engineered to be gentler on the hand so it can be worn for many years and feel just as wonderful as the first day it was put on the finger.
Polishing clothes are just as effective and much gentler on the metal.
Although the crasser class of writers may claim that having to make a car or mortgage payment is the best "writing prompt" of all, the standard definition is much gentler and straightforward.
This will be a whirlwind romance, and these two can find a good balance in their relationship if Scorpio can let her gentler side surface.
Kayla (Days) - The name Kayla is a twist on Katherine, while Kayla is softer and gentler; she possesses the strength hinted at by Katherine.
His identical twin brother Stuart, who was often depicted as a far kinder, gentler and less perceptive man than his brother, humanized Adam through the years.
A kinder, gentler man, his relationship with Marian Colby reflected a deep love and respect, despite a rocky start.
These areas generally include gentler rides and are themed with famous cartoons and their characters, such as Loony Tunes characters with the Six Flags theme parks and Disney characters with Disney World.
Unlike conventional alarm clocks with loud bells or other noises, a talking alarm clock wakes the child up in a gentler manner.
Therefore new developments in alarm clocks, including the sunrise alarm clock can meet the needs of people who need a gentler option for awakening.
The introduction of Power Yoga with its Vinyasa approach opened the doors in the West for an alternative to gentler forms of yoga that were instructing in the practice of meditation, static poses and stretches.
This includes Viniyoga's gentler asanas, the more physically intense poses associated with Ashtanga Yoga and Iyengar's use of props.
Most vinyl or plastic mini blinds can be cleaned with warm water and soap, but wooden mini blinds require gentler cleaning methods such as a light use of Pledge and hand washing each one.
These are gentler on wood, and can work with almost all deck types.
Because it involves harsh chemicals, this method requires adult supervision.Some people feel that the cold process soap is gentler on skin that the hot process product.
High-quality carbohydrates (low G.I.) have a gentler, more sustained effect on blood sugar -- a chart would indicate a gentle rise followed by a slow return to the initial blood sugar level.
Someone who is obese can also exercise in a pool and get a gentler workout without worrying about stressing the joints.
Even if a tag says that you can machine wash the item, hand washing with a mild cleanser is always gentler on your lingerie.
Bras that offer this kind of support will be gentler on you, and by extension, the baby.
While you don't always have to slave over a tub or sink to hand wash every piece of lingerie you own, you do want to be a little gentler with things like bras.
If he had had a gentler introduction to mankind, would he have been a killer?
In Road Warrior, it is the wheeled gangs, living on the plunder of civilization, that are warring against the few remaining pockets of a gentler society.
Description: Godzilla Jr. changed throughout his various appearances, beginning first as a smaller, gentler and pink-mouthed version of Godzilla.
Once you choose to use gentler products, your skin will start to balance out.
Beta hydroxy: This hydroxy is a gentler form of acid than alpha.
Microdermabrasion is a gentler acne scar treatment and carries fewer risks of hyperpigmentation than laser surgery or standard dermabrasion.
Some, like salt and apricot kernels, are stronger and well-suited to those who have tolerant skin; others, like brown sugar and rice, are gentler and work wonderfully on those with sensitive skin.
It also tends to be gentler than some other popular acne medications, such as benzoyl peroxide.
I do not see anything which shows how technology will do anything to make us wiser, gentler, more peaceful or more happy.
Though rugged in places, with outlying spurs and secondary chains, the westward slopes of the Drakensberg are much gentler than the eastern or Natal versant of the chain.
Gentler tones reflect the calm serenity of the Buddhist religious life.
Do you want someone who is tough like a drill sergeant or does a gentler type of coaching appeal to you?
slaty, rocks north and west of Keswick, which weather differently giving smoother, gentler scenery.
With its new cast, Push becomes softer, gentler, more modest.
Often extreme, even mischievous in language with a sardonic wit, his actions were gentler than his words as his letters show.
The following is Bach's fullest orchestra: the string-band, consisting (as at the present day) of violins in two parts, violas, violoncellos, doubled (where the contrary is not indicated) by double basses; the wind instruments (generally one to each part, as the string-band was never large)-2 flutes, 2 or 3 oboes, or oboe d'amore (a lower-pitched and gentler type), taille or oboe da caccia (some kind of alto oboe corresponding to the cor anglais), bassoon, generally doubling the string basses, 2 horns, with parts needing much greater practice in high notes than is customary to-day, 3 (occasionally 4) trumpets, of which at least the first 2 were played by players especially trained to produce much higher notes than are compatible with the power to produce the lower notes (the high players were called Clarin-Blaser; and the others Principal-Blaser); a pair of kettle-drums, tuned to the tonic and dominant of the piece.
As the river leaves the mountain, ever growing by the accession of tributaries, it ceases, save in flood time, to be a formidable instrument of destruction; the gentler slope of the land surface gives to it only power sufficient to transport small stones, gravel, sand and ultimately mud.
The nomad not only domesticates and turns to his own use the gentler and more powerful animals, such as sheep, cattle, horses, camels, but even turns some predatory creatures, like the dog, into a means of defending their natural prey.
To most minds, however, which cherish such aspirations the gentler optimism of men like Emerson was more congenial.
His imperfect signature to his confession of this date, consisting only of his Christian name and written in a faint and trembling hand, is probably a ghastly testimony to the severity of the torture ("per grad us ad ima") which James had ordered to be applied if he would not otherwise confess and the "gentler tortures" were unavailing, - a horrible practice unrecognized by the law of England, but usually employed and justified at this time in cases of treason to obtain information.
There are few tarns on the slaty, rocks north and west of Keswick, which weather differently giving smoother, gentler scenery.
Mine will be a gentler, more womanly way To describe my progress.
Natural and organic formulas are often slightly gentler for daily use, but for combating an oily cradle cap-prone scalp a slightly harsher detergent may be necessary.
A front loader is gentler on your clothes because instead of an agitator, which beats the clothes through the water and thus stresses and twists the fabric, the machines boast a horizontal axis, which tumbles them in and out of the water.
More water goes into the manufacture of clothing than laundry, so it stands to reason you can do more for the environment by being gentler to your clothes and help them to last longer.
The result is a soft finish that gives even the boldest features a gentler look.
There are quieter and gentler ways of losing weight that many people enjoy their entire lives.
Yet, with patience and time, you can train your pet to be gentler, if necessary.
The Gentle Leader claims that all of their head halter collars are safe and gentler to dogs than traditional neck collars, especially if the dog pulls on his leash.
Because of the lack of harsh chemicals, herbal soaps are gentler to the skin, and still clean well.
Organic cotton washcloths - Baby washcloths are designed to be smaller and gentler than adult washcloths, making it safer and easier to cleanse the baby's skin.
Organic cleaners may be gentler than their artificial chemical counterparts.
That tends to be gentler than the hotter afternoon sun and your plants will be less likely to scorch.
Some will be machine washable and cold water is gentler for fabrics than hot.
Today, the materials used to design corsets are much gentler on the body.
Whatever cleansing method is suggested, the gentler you treat your undergarments, the longer they'll last.
While deluxe resorts offer all the amenities you could possibly want, staying in a moderate or value resort is definitely gentler on the budget.
This method of delivering a baby was developed as a gentler alternative to forceps.
A gentler way of assisting breathing, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), delivers an oxygen mixture through nasal prongs or a tube placed through the nose rather than an endotracheal tube.
A student might respond better to a demanding, competitive style of teaching, or to a gentler, supportive method.
It is gentler to the hair than permanent color and will last approximately 20 to 28 shampoos.
You can expect some contractions at this stage, but they are usually much gentler than when you pushed the baby out.
The material is thin and delicate, so it is gentler on the nails than other options, like acrylic.
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