Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having eyes that reveal meekness of character.
- A patient, meek-eyed wife.
“And because he was in fact Christ-like in appearance -- meek-eyed, bearded, with a radiant smile -- I took a moment to think.”
“O my dear Lady G.! said Emily, as we followed the meek-eyed goddess of wisdom [such her air, her manner, her amiableness, seemed in my thought, at that time, to make her], never, never, was such graciousness!”
“Which meek-eyed courage decked with freshest grace; —”
“You shouldn't talk so about ma, Charley,' said his meek-eyed brother.”
“In the stable Billy, the fat pony, munched and snoozed every day and all day long, except when occasionally he was harnessed into the basket-carriage to take the aunties for a drive, or ambled into the meadow, where Strawberry and Daisy, the meek-eyed Alderney cows, browsed at will over the sweet, juicy after-grass.”
“Then comes Law, with its whips and bonds, to chastise and tie up "the offending Adam" -- that is, the Adam without a pocket, -- and then the gentle violence of kindly Mother Church leads the poor man far from the fatal presence of his Gorgon wants, to consort him with meek-eyed Charity, -- to give him glimpses of the Land of”
“He lived to greet the return of "meek-eyed peace," and then he gently laid his head upon her bosom, and breathed out there his noble spirit.”
“I awoke you because you were unhappy, and it was dangerous for one so young as you to lie asleep in the streets," replied the meek-eyed woman.”
“Piety is the meek-eyed maid of heaven, that holds her sister Faith in one hand and Hope in the other, and looks upward with a confiding smile, saying, "My treasure is above.”
Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women On the Various Duties of Life, Physical, Intellectual, And Moral Development; Self-Culture, Improvement, Dress, Beauty, Fashion, Employment, Education, The Home Relations, Their Duties To Young Men, Marriage, Womanhood And Happiness.
“Though fleet as the wind, I have seen many of the meek-eyed little fellows watch too long, and pay for their curiosity with their lives.”
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