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pleasant-spoken

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  • Normally a mild and pleasant-spoken man, when the frustrations became too great, he would retire briefly into his private office and punch the wall behind the door with all the force he could muster.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • So she walked beside Tom, and talked to him, and asked him where he lived, and what he knew, and all about himself, till Tom thought he had never met such a pleasant-spoken woman.

    The Water Babies

  • She never could have dreamed to find her words come true so suddenly; but here was an Indian Prince come home, who employed the most pleasant-spoken gentleman; and he might know who it was he had to thank that even in the cave the captain did not like to shoot that long-lost heir; and from this time out there was no excuse for Stephen if he ever laughed at anything that his wife said.

    Mary Anerley

  • And since this was a pleasant-spoken man and intelligent — though with a somewhat down-at-heel look — besides being a stranger to the town, Mahony impulsively took him home to dinner.

    Australia Felix

  • That was a very pleasant-spoken gentleman, and what he wants you to do is as easy as saying ‘Good-day.’

    Father Goriot

  • His mother -- a woman of much beauty, but of no exceptional traits -- was the daughter of another squire, and at the time of her marriage was simply one of ten thousand fresh-faced, pleasant-spoken English country girls.

    Famous Affinities of History — Complete

  • "A very pleasant-spoken young gentleman, ain't he?" said Miss Bryant, setting down a salt-cellar.

    Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, August, 1878

  • He had always been highly popular with the men of the colliery; they liked his entire freedom from vain show and swagger, and his pleasant-spoken manner.

    With Marlborough to Malplaquet A Story of the Reign of Queen Anne

  • She might have picked a worse -- I will say that -- for he was always a pleasant-spoken young gentleman, and good-looking too, though that's not a thing to set much store by.

    Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878

  • His mother -- a woman of much beauty, but of no exceptional traits -- was the daughter of another squire, and at the time of her marriage was simply one of ten thousand fresh-faced, pleasant-spoken English country girls.

    Famous Affinities of History — Volume 4

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