is beautiful, but firmness can sometimes be more effective in prompting personal reform and purification.
My interest in Gentleness
and Nobility concerns how it too defines this tradition of popular protest and subversive speech in relation to the shifts in economic production and class relations that occurred in sixteenth-century agrarian England.
It presents an in-depth interpretation of 2 Cor 10:1: "I myself, Paul, appeal to you by the meekness and gentleness
of Christ--I who am humble when face to face with you, but bold toward you when I am away
Sunstar Americas introduces a new level of cleaning, plaque removal and gentleness
with the new GUM[R] Summit[TM]+ toothbrush.
SHOWING traditional styles and rituals of South African dance, this performance mixes gentleness
of spirit and song with exuberant moves, clapping and shouting.
Robert Engler combined a passionate commitment to justice with a gentleness
and modesty that made him both inspirational and approachable.
Like ghosts of swimmers past, they danced with fluid gentleness
amidst an ensemble of adult performers.
There's innocence in her voice, the hallmark of her youth, and a gentleness
that enhances rather than impinges on her music.
Though working in traditional 2-D animation, Miyazaki creates the most imaginative worlds, and though wars and destruction are often part of the stories, there is a gentleness
that ultimately comes through.
The New Testament adds to that list what are called "fruits of the Spirit," which is another name for virtues: "love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness
Literally, the surfaces depicted include Formica, plate glass, metallic wallpaper, mirrored sunglasses, plaid wool, flowered nylon, and shag carpet; spiritually, the veneer is equal parts ennui, suspicion, and a sort of desperate, claustrophobic gentleness
Feel the gentleness
of spirit, the quiet, that seems to pervade everything.
Johnson & Johnson bills the products as combining the gentleness
of the Johnson's Baby line with the healing power of nature, and says extensive research into the needs of babies' skin played an important role in the development of the Soothing Naturals line.
Written in plain terms, Good Night, Sweet Dreams, I Love You emphasizes the importance of building good sleep habits, and warns parents that children of all ages are always learning--and therefore responding to their excessive crying, defiance, attempts to leave the bedroom, and other activities with an abundance of warmth or gentleness
will create positive reinforcement for the negative behavior of resisting bedtime
I appreciated the gentleness
with which Matthew Rothschild reviewed Rebecca Solnit's Hope in the Dark ("Recipes for Hope," April issue).