sweet as honey

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(as) sweet as honey

Exceptionally sweet, friendly, or kindly. My grandmother, God rest her soul, was as sweet as honey, but boy could she tell some raunchy jokes! He may seem sweet as honey right now, but he'll turn on you in an instant if you get in his way.
See also: honey, sweet

*sweet as honey

 and sweeter than honey; sweet as sugar
very sweet; charming. (*Also: as ~.) Larry's words were sweeter than honey as he tried to convince Alice to forgive him. Jill: Is Mary Ann nice? Jane: Yes, indeed. She's as sweet as honey. Your little girl is darling! Just as sweet as sugar.
See also: honey, sweet
References in classic literature ?
In the golden prime and high noon of English speech; when from the lips of the great Elizabethans fell words that made their own meaning and carried it in their very sound; when a Shakespeare and a Bacon were possible, and the language now rapidly perishing at one end and slowly renewed at the other was in vigorous growth and hardy preservation -- sweeter than honey and stronger than a lion -- the lexicographer was a person unknown, the dictionary a creation which his Creator had not created him to create.
His voice is sweeter than honey from the locust, and goes into the ear thrilling like the song of a wren.
"Dorian," she answered, lingering over his name with long-drawn music in her voice, as though it were sweeter than honey to the red petals of her mouth.
Then uprose smooth-tongued Nestor, the facile speaker of the Pylians, and the words fell from his lips sweeter than honey. Two generations of men born and bred in Pylos had passed away under his rule, and he was now reigning over the third.
PPP's senior leader Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah said that friendship between the two countries was higher than Himalayas, deeper than sea and sweeter than honey. 'We are thankful to China for helping Pakistan in its difficult times,' he said.
Pak-China friendship is higher than Himalayas, deeper than oceans, sweeter than honey and stronger than steel.
The global superpower rivalling the US utilised its power potential, forcing the movers of the resolution against the JeM chief to correct the relevant materials and re-submit them for the sanctioning exercise all for the sake of Pak-China friendship that is indeed higher than the Himalayas, deeper than the oceans and sweeter than honey.
HYDERABAD -- Pakistan-China friendship is higher than mountains, deeper than oceans and sweeter than honey. Both the countries have stood the test of times; have always come to each other's succor without wasting a moment.
H Y D E R A B A D -- Pakistan-China friendship is higher than mountains, deeper than oceans and sweeter than honey. Both the countries have stood the test of times; have always come to each other's succour without wasting a moment.
The Pakistan-China friendship is higher than mountains, deeper than oceans and sweeter than honey and both the countries stood the test of times have always come to each other succor without wasting a moment, he said and added it exist extensive common cultural ground and enormous shared future economic potential for both China and Pakistan to pursue.
'Pak-China relations can truly be described as higher than the mountain, deeper than the sea, and sweeter than honey,' said the Chines diplomat and called for a proposal from Sargodha University for establishing Confucius Centre in Sargodha to promote Chinese language and culture.
UAF Registrar Muhammad Hussain said that Pak-China friendship is deeper than sea and higher than Himalayas and sweeter than honey as people of both countries have close heartiest feelings for each others.
The Chinese government often professes a bond "deeper than the deepest ocean, sweeter than honey" with its old ally Pakistan, and construction is under way on the China-Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC), a [pound sterling]44 billion, 1,990-mile trade route from Xinjiang through Gilgit-Baltistan to Pakistan's southern coast.
The Chinese government often professes a bond "deeper than the deepest ocean, sweeter than honey" with its old ally Pakistan, and construction is under way on the China-Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC), a Au44 billion, 1,990-mile trade route from Xinjiang through Gilgit-Baltistan to Pakistan's southern coast.
The Chinese sought to downplay the embarrassing situation for the "iron brotherhood" and the relationship that boasts to be "higher than the Himalayas and deeper than the deepest sea in the world, and sweeter than honey".