The peaches, moreover, in obedience to a few gentle whispers from Rachel, were soon deposited, by the same hand, in a stew-pan over the fire.
She saw her, with the baby in her arms, sitting down to tea; she saw them all at table, and little Harry in a high chair, under the shadow of Rachel's ample wing; there were low murmurs of talk, gentle tinkling of tea-spoons, and musical clatter of cups and saucers, and all mingled in a delightful dream of rest; and Eliza slept, as she had not slept before, since the fearful midnight hour when she had taken her child and fled through the frosty starlight.
26, you can think of me, and how I used to lie awake, listening to the stream rippling beneath the window, with its gentle
harpsichord tinkle, and little by little letting slip the multifarious world.
It was so perfectly hung that a gentle breeze rocked it sufficiently to send you pleasantly to sleep.
She added some gentle reproaches to her tale, but before she had got far he was wide awake, and transported with joy threw himself at the Princess's feet.
I will bear only a garland of our fairest flowers; these will I wind about him, and their bright faces, looking lovingly in his, will bring sweet thoughts to his dark mind, and their soft breath steal in like gentle words.
Tenderly they gathered them, with the night-dew fresh upon their leaves, and as they wove chanted sweet spells, and whispered fairy blessings on the bright messengers whom they sent forth to die in a dreary land, that their gentle kindred might bloom unharmed.
What a contrast, my dear children, between this bold, rough, active man, and the gentle
Lady Arbella, who was fading away, like a pale English flower, in the shadow of the forest
And the old river had taken her into its gentle
arms, and had laid her weary head upon its bosom, and had hushed away the pain.
I would sooner have you gentle
and humble-minded than ever so clever.
I said; how shall we find a gentle
nature which has also a great spirit, for the one is the contradiction of the other?
He is healthy, but not robust, full of gentle
playfulness and vivacity, already affectionate, and susceptible of passions and emotions it will be long ere he can find words to express.
Notwithstanding all the obligations she had received from Jones, Mrs Miller could not forbear in the morning some gentle
remonstrances for the hurricane which had happened the preceding night in his chamber.
Because thou art gentle
and of upright character, thou sayest: "Blameless are they for their small existence.
I have no one near me, gentle
yet courageous, possessed of a cultivated as well as of a capacious mind, whose tastes are like my own, to approve or amend my plans.