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mild

Brit draught beer, of darker colour than bitter and flavoured with fewer hops
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He was not gifted with an imperturbable temper, and on music-nights it was apparent that patience could never be an easy virtue to him; but this evening, as he glances over his spectacles at Bill Downes, the sawyer, who is turning his head on one side with a desperate sense of blankness before the letters d-r-y, his eyes shed their mildest and most encouraging light.
Woodhouse, who being, according to his custom on such occasions, making the circle of his guests, and paying his particular compliments to the ladies, was ending with herand with all his mildest urbanity, said,
All appeared to mix together freely, and without any reserve; although I noticed that the wishes of a chief, even when delivered in the mildest tone, received the same immediate obedience which elsewhere would have been only accorded to a peremptory command.
It is the mildest term that I can find," pursued the king.
Just as I thought,' said I to myself: 'the lady's temper is none of the mildest, notwithstanding her sweet, pale face and lofty brow, where thought and suffering seem equally to have stamped their impress.
Therefore, Nutty held, to take the mildest of drinks with her knowledge would have been to fill her with fears for his safety.
Mr Dorrit glared on the young man, choked, and said, in the mildest of tones, 'Ah
It seemed as if, with the termination of the roar of artillery and the plunging of shot, nature had also seized the moment to assume her mildest and most captivating form.
Mildest was 1868-69, when temperatures averaged 44.
Coventry enjoyed the mildest Christmas Day for a decade, according to new monthly figures.
Afternoon temperatures could get up to 16C, mildest across the southeast.