kindly-natured love


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  • Danny's lips moved, and the audience, interpreting the unheard words to be those of a kindly-natured sport, yelled again.

    The Mexican

  • This muttered invocation did not escape the blunt but kindly-natured

    The Talisman

  • He danced very well indeed, although his hold was as impersonal as a kindly-natured man's might be on an elderly aunt he wished to indulge.

    Grasp A Nettle

  • I knew what sundry kindly-natured persons would say, in the event of my returning to England empty-handed, were I to lead the steadiest life possible.

    She and I, Volume 2 A Love Story. A Life History.

  • But cases, unhappily, were not unknown in which one or other of the tipsy combatants -- in his sober moments possibly an honourable and kindly-natured man -- thrust suddenly and without warning, giving his opponent small time to draw, or even, perhaps, to rise from his chair, a course of action which, even under the easy moral code of those days, was accounted as murder.

    Stories of the Border Marches

  • Life is a fountain of eau sucrée, where everything is sweet to him, and he tries to make it so to you, for he is a kindly-natured, true-hearted, valiant little French gentleman.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 22, January, 1873

  • And a tender silence for the memory of the rough but kindly-natured old man fell over them all; while the baby, reconciled to the stranger, poked her little fingers in the marks on his face, and cried because she could not get them off.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 098, February, 1876

  • And the cruel streak in her character which betrayed itself in cutting comments, as bright as they were incisive, and tiny acts of witty malice were incomprehensible to her kindly-natured mother and sister.

    Blue Aloes Stories of South Africa

  • Tolstoy's father was a kindly-natured man, and those who brought up the dreamy boy at Yasnaya had insisted on gentle dealings with both men and animals.

    Heroes of Modern Europe

  • He was a proud man your da, with a terrible quick temper, but as kindly-natured

    The Foolish Lovers


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