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  • He learned to eat and dress and generally comport himself after the manner of civilized man; but through it all he remained himself, not unduly reverential nor considerative, and never hesitating to stride rough-shod over any soft-faced convention if it got in his way and the provocation were great enough.

    Chapter I

  • "We had agreed to the marriage but her family did not," she said, as she looked at the picture of the soft-faced young man.

    Indian Couple Electrocuted By Bride's Family For Marrying Outside Caste

  • In fact, I felt like I was cheating on my husband, because this soft-faced man even smelled different without the scruff.

    Summer Qassim: Beard Feared, Sheared

  • I remember a time when Leonardo DiCaprio was the soft-faced sweetheart of so many schoolgirl dreams.

    Green Hornet to the Big Screen? - Suvudu - Science Fiction and Fantasy Books, Movies, and Games

  • He's pulled in, though equally put off, by his soft-faced, hard-eyed girlfriend Jennifer (a fine performance by Taylor Momsen).

    'Paranoid Park'

  • His stooped, soft-faced Henrik, humiliated by his father when he comes to borrow money to buy his daughter a vintage cello, initially seems a pitiable figure.

    A LAST DANCE

  • As a local crowd converges on Dr. Shyam Sundar, a soft-faced physician who has traveled from the district capital of Muzaffarpur, people don't complain about their worms, malaria or dysentery.

    CHASING BLACK FEVER

  • Ullmann and Josephson have proved their depths many times over, in many of Bergman's greatest films; the revelation here is the harrowing performance of Borje Ahlstedt as the stooped, soft-faced Henrik -- Johan's 62-year-old son from his first marriage.

    PERISCOPE

  • Draco Fujima was something very different — a fleshy, soft-faced young man, with a squeeze-suit under his streamlined, expensive, rad-proof jumper.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection

  • Who can believe in growing old, so long as we are wrapped in this cloak of colour and wings and song; so long as this unimaginable vision is here for us to gaze at — the soft-faced sheep about us, and the wool-bags drying out along the fence, and great numbers of tiny ducks, so trustful that the crows have taken several.

    The Inn of Tranquillity: Studies and Essays

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