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  • Under the observation of gentle-eyed, respectful brothers, whose majesty was demonstrated by their carriage, how they expressed their quiet fire and with deft-like salesmanship, sold me subscriptions to the Final Call.

    A Kettle of Vultures

  • When she had swept every trace of loose dirt from the ground, she passed the broom back to the gentle-eyed man, murmured her thanks, and headed home.

    Lipstick in Afghanistan

  • Careworn, gentle-eyed Pamela married in October 1851, at the advanced age of twenty-four.

    Mark Twain

  • A sudden impulse was urging her to confide in this grave, gentle-eyed woman.

    Red Pottage

  • A handsome man with a soulful gaze, Lochiel's gentle-eyed demeanor and elegant manners hid a truly great talent for the creation of vulgar doggerel, with which, sotto voce, he had not infrequently entertained me at balls in Edinburgh, during the brief heyday of Charles Stuart's coup.

    Drums of Autumn

  • A gentle-eyed palomino leaned his head over a manger, whinnying at the small boy who approached.

    The Master Fiddler

  • Only the last girl was so fair and gentle-eyed and young that not only her own folk, but everybody, wept for her.

    The King Must Die

  • There was a small but well-kept poultry yard with some handsome white leghorns lazily sunning themselves; a gentle-eyed Jersey cow stood close to the first pair of bars; and a fat, lazy collie snoozed under a cherry tree but declined to accompany Betty on her explorations, though she petted and flattered and coaxed him with all her powers of persuasion.

    Betty Gordon in Washington

  • They were all my fancy had painted them, -- large, gentle-eyed, with black and white hair over soft butter-yellow skin, and all the points that distinguish these marvellous milk-machines.

    The Fat of the Land The Story of an American Farm

  • The other afternoon I was very much struck by the unconscious pathos of a little, gentle-eyed old man who was standing on Chestnut

    Pipefuls

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