Is it by such a hand as thine that the gentlest
heart that ever beat is stilled in death?
Often it was only the smallest trace, Watson, the faintest indication, and yet it was enough to tell me that the great malignant brain was there, as the gentlest
tremors of the edges of the web remind one of the foul spider which lurks in the centre.
he said to her one evening, in his gentlest
tone, as he sat down by her and looked closely at her face--
Old Carriers too, appeared, with blind old Boxers lying at their feet; and newer carts with younger drivers ('Peerybingle Brothers' on the tilt); and sick old Carriers, tended by the gentlest
hands; and graves of dead and gone old Carriers, green in the churchyard.
His large, almost girlish eyes rested on her for a moment before he replied, and then it was in the softest and gentlest
This man, who had slain four of the Annos, three of them after he had gone blind, who had slain still more men in his savage youth, never raised his voice in anger to Jerry and ruled him by nothing severer than the gentlest
I am the chief magistrate," was the reply in a voice that was still the softest and gentlest
Lazy and dishonest servants found that the gentlest
of masters had a side to his character which took them by surprise.
Nature, always abhorring monotony, institutes reserves of temper as elements in the composition of the gentlest
If the history of Polly's girlish experiences suggests a hint or insinuates a lesson, I shall feel that, in spite of many obstacles, I have not entirely neglected my duty toward the little men and women, for whom it is an honor and a pleasure to write, since in them I have always found my kindest patrons, gentlest
critics, warmest friends.
And all the while harmonious airs were heard Of chiming strings or charming pipes; and winds Of gentlest
gale Arabian odours fanned From their soft wings, and Flora's earliest smells.
They are gentle, the gentlest
hands I have ever known, " she said softly.
The 6-foot-3-inch Adams was an intimidating figure upon first impression, but when he spoke, he was the gentlest
of people, friends and family said.
17 Again is meant to be a comedy but remains mostly mirth-free, with the gentlest
of laughs supplied by Mike's best friend Ned, a geeky adultescent whose home is a shrine to Star Wars and whose spare room contains a Sand Speeder bed.
It is, however, a pleasant experience to hear that unique rotary engine spinning away while the car eagerly responds to the gentlest
of steering and braking inputs.