Gentleness


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Gentleness

Brown, Matilda
meek, mild heroine. [Br. Lit.: Cranford]
Casper
the Friendly Ghost meek little ghost who desires only to make friends. [Comics: Horn, 162]
Cordelia
gentle daughter of Lear. [Br. Lit.: King Lear]
Eliante
her kind heart contrasted with Celimene’s caustic wit. [Fr. Lit.: Le Misanthrope]
Gentle Ben
massive but extremely tame bear. [TV: Terrace, I, 302]
mallow
traditional symbol of gentleness or mildness. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 175]
March, Beth
the domestic, sensitive, sweater-knitting March daughter. [Am. Lit.: Little Women]
Virgilia
meek, gentle wife of Coriolanus. [Br. Lit.: Coriolanus]
Wilkes, Melanie
gentle, mild-mannered, dutiful Southern wife. [Am. Lit.: Gone With the Wind]
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Here, the gentleness of the responses evokes the feeling of controlled power.
We cannot read about the gentleness and empathy of the Prophet without also noticing his astuteness in helping people move forward.
I want to be a person who has practiced kindness and gentleness and humility.
The power of gentleness is gloriously displayed when the giants bend down to sincerely become friends with someone more vulnerable than they are.
It combines the gentleness and regularity of the actuation with "a new generation of ultra fine spray, resembling a broad, light and enveloping mist.
2) My primary example is the early Tudor play Gentleness and Nobility (1525), which features a Plowman who debates a Knight and a Merchant.
So one moment we were dancing along in the light-hearted phrases of Mozart and the next we were languishing in the calm gentleness of Schumann's Ghost Variations.
We should strive to be gentle and calm for, as the Fable shows, gentleness has a stronger effect than severity.
THESE incredible pictures shows the gentleness of giant sperm whales as they play near the surface.
1 : marked by gentleness and kindness <a benign ruler> <a benign mood>
Pursue a godly life, along with faith, love, perseverance, and gentleness.