How To Use Gentle In A Sentence

  • But they have an undeniable gentleness and elephantine beauty about them, with their hanging folds of skin and ponderous outlook on life.
  • I still see Mr. Berman's portable shtender in the shul and I have to smile because I immediately see his warm gentle smile and think about how fortunate I was to have met your father.
  • The one are fellows called devilish good -- the other, fellows called devilish gentleman like. Godolphin, Complete
  • It was the policy of the good old gentlemen to make his chileren feel that home was the happiest place in the world; and I value this delicious home---feeling as one of the choicest gifts a parent can bestow. 
  • Horton looked out over a panorama of fertile valleys and gentle hills.
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  • One of these gentlemen just happens to be the madwoman's father, a charming chap who seems unfazed by most things in this day and age.
  • He was a true gentleman and always had time for fans. The Sun
  • She fits in a gentle game of tennis every week.
  • The term "gentilhomme" is so liable to be confounded with "gentleman" that it needs explaining, for, despite the similarity of derivation, no two words can be more distinct. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 097, January, 1876
  • The south slope is more gentle and ends in a marshy bay.
  • That is a significant achievement, of which the hon. Gentleman should be aware.
  • However, it's hard to be seriously annoyed when you have a cat snuggling you and giving you gentle licks, as mine just did.
  • I was haunted by the beauty of the landscape all about, of the natural ferneries then disappearing, and of the domed forest-trees on the slopes, and was fortunate in meeting a gentleman intent on preserving in art the beauties of his country. Sailing Alone Around the World
  • In times like these, to stroke the orb's gentle surface was a comfort, yet I fought the urge to wake it from its resting place.
  • They took it in a very gentlemanly manner and directed me to a top-class agent. Times, Sunday Times
  • Then, when cashiered out of the navy after refusing to follow orders which offended his conscience, he is visited by the mysterious benefactor who has shadowed him his entire life, who invites him to join a highly exclusive gentlemen's club, Redking's. REVIEW: Not Less Than Gods and The Women of Nell Gwynne's by Kage Baker
  • It's amazing how many reluctant spouses become addicted after this gentle introduction.
  • The delicate cycle, which uses a slower and gentler spin intensity, is for laundering lingerie, stockings and other garments that are normally handwashed.
  • The artist takes as his viewpoint the vista from Gun Hill, high above the gentle Suffolk vale, looking down towards the Stour valley, Dedham church and the watermill where his father worked.
  • Petrocelli Monday afternoon began an aggressive cross-examination after Simpson finished five hours of gentle questioning by his own lawyer Friday and Monday.
  • When the gentleman who guided me through the bush left me on the side of a pali, I discovered that Kahele, though strong, gentle, and sure-footed, possesses the odious fault known as balking, and expressed his aversion to ascend the other side in a most unmistakable manner. The Hawaiian Archipelago
  • An affectionate arm around the shoulders, a warm and reassuring hug, a gentle touch upon the arm, even just an understanding glance, are enough to drive away the blues and kindle hope in a heart beset with workaday cares.
  • Sancho resigns himself and agrees to the task on the condition that he is not required to draw blood with these whippings and that gentle lashes count too.
  • I teach young gentlemen the whole art of gallanting a fan.
  • Not just a gentle nibble as our Shetland sheep do lower down, but a strip of bark half an inch deep. Times, Sunday Times
  • If you haven't guessed by now the answer is located here, gentle readers, and I do beg thy pardon if I spake not in troth.
  • Huge crowds are expected to file past the coffin, which will be guarded by a contingent of Gentlemen at Arms and Yeoman of the Guard.
  • He might be 900 feet tall, and gentle as a lamb in real life, but Micky Clarkskies has got a manic look in his eyes that reminds one of the bulging diabetical look Biggie used to charm the ladies. Our Top 10 Picks to Play Notorious B.I.G. | Best Week Ever
  • The word judo translates to "gentle way," and this martial art focuses on using an opponent's strength and weight to one's advantage. Anthony Tjan: Business Needs More Judo, Less Karate
  • Pictures like "Snoball," which portrays a snow-cone shack with a yellow topped cone is softened by his gentle sense of humor: it is almost a "Pop" painting. John Seed: Rod Penner: Rust on Poles, Crumbling Asphalt, Light Hitting the Grass (PHOTOS)
  • The rocking motion of the treadle and the gentle clacking of the machine often lulled the restless child.
  • ‘Don't ever do that again,’ he said quietly, his words gentle caresses against her ear as he bent down to reach her face.
  • I would point and say, Gentlemen, this is the target for today ... this is the bombload for today .... Col. Lawrence Gilbert
  • ‘She's naturally flirtatious and not exactly shy about being charming towards gentlemen ’, says one who has experienced her allure.
  • Je vous prie de vous asseoir," he said on such an occasion with gentle mockery. Frederic Chopin as a Man and Musician
  • When a person has any kind of injury - a broken shin, for example, or a sunburn - the pain system becomes hypersensitized, firing up in response to normally painless sensations induced by, for instance, walking or a gentle massage. undefined
  • Come ten o'clock in the evening we've generally begun to stretch and yawn, and by ten thirty the house is quiet except for gentle snoring.
  • But it was the bowler's general bearing and neatness which charmed the young writer almost as much as the name he'd been seeking for his newly conceived character of a gentleman's gentleman. From Jeeves to Herriot: all creatures great and sporty | Frank Keating
  • The artist had rendered her gentle smile perfectly.
  • His gentle introductory tone modulates into a football coach's pre-game pep talk.
  • Last evening I had a note from Marion and she says they had a most delightful time at the Encaenia and spoke of two young gentlemen who graduated with the highest honors. Marguerite Verne
  • He had a gentle, kindly manner, twinkling eyes and quick smile, a keen sense of humour and a penetrating wit.
  • If he is anything of a gentleman, he will pay the money.
  • On an ancient stone stump, about three feet thick and three feet high, used for securing ships by ropes to the shore, and called a bollard or holdfast, an elderly gentleman sits facing the land with his head bowed and his face in his hands, sobbing. Back to Methuselah
  • I yesterday had a present of a guinea from a gentleman, a Mr Vaughn, who had read my book, and had desir'd the publisher to send me to his house, I write now to Mr Lofft, and Mr Gedge. Letter 30
  • The commander was an English gentleman Communist, the kind that he had come to think of as the deadliest. THE WHITE DOVE
  • This parkland-styled course has tree-lined fairways that follow the gentle roll of the surrounding topography.
  • I often say gorillas are like that: big and look very fierce and very strong but actually are quite gentle and sensitive. Times, Sunday Times
  • Warm a large pot over a gentle heat and melt the butter. Times, Sunday Times
  • Thes. 2:7 But we were gentle in your midst, as a nursing mother would cherish her own children.
  • Why, I wonder, don't these novels ever depict a brave new world that's learned its lesson, one that's loving and gentle instead of harsh and brutal?
  • It was of course the law of the place that they were never to take no notice, as Mr. Buckton said, whom they served; but this also never prevented, certainly on the same gentleman's own part, what he was fond of describing as the underhand game. In the Cage
  • With one quick glance he can tell when you're at the end of your rope but with his gentle smile and soft caring words he can always help restore your hope.
  • Whatever the reason, I'll be wishing him well because, in our adversarial, interrogative culture, there's still a place for Parkinson's gentlemanly, self-effacing approach.
  • At social gatherings eligible gentlemen would draw lots bearing ladies' names on the eve of St Valentine's Day.
  • His relationship with his patroness was a comfortable and easy one, and he did not hesitate to ask directly, "Will he indeed find the gentlewoman he's seeking at Elford? The Confession of Brother Haluin
  • A light westerly wind blew, gentle as the day, and whipped up the dusts moving them to scattered graves and other surrounding parts of the city.
  • Even so, there's something odd about finding the everyman denim dungaree for sale at the store that once offered the promise of making every man a gentleman. 'Fake Authenticity' for Sale
  • The commitment to perform sometime precede the preparation of the Charter Party and whatever is may be that we have agreed verbally shall become a part of our gentlemen's agreement.
  • Keeping the edge wet is most important for gloss and eggshell, as is smoothing off with gentle finishing strokes.
  • You can put the pan on a gentle heat to loosen the fruit if necessary. Times, Sunday Times
  • Other, roumyng the cities vp and downe and caryeng alway in bottles faire watre and fresshe, if any man be disposed to drinke, vnasked they willingly proffre it him, and refuse not to take, if he for their gentlenesse offre aught vnto them agayn. The Fardle of Facions, conteining the aunciente maners, customes and lawes, of the peoples enhabiting the two partes of the earth, called Affricke and Asie
  • The gentleman had a valet to wait on him hand and foot.
  • Otherwise, the sketch is exactly accurate, and is here presented as the unprejudiced description and estimate of a foreign gentleman, who had no inducement, such as might be attributed to a Southern writer, to overcolor his portrait. A Life of Gen Robert E Lee
  • He accepted the situation, happy in the gentle and protecting affection the girl showed him, fitfully enough, for she had, as she called it, her bad days when she used to visit her mother and remain long hours in the riverside hut, coming out as inscrutable as ever, but with a contemptuous look and a short word ready to answer any of his speeches. Almayer's Folly
  • Gentlemen, we will chase perfection, and we will chase it relentlessly, knowing all the while we can never attain it. But along the way, we shall catch excellence. Vince Lombardi 
  • This does not reflect well on the sedate, calm and collected gentleman that I hallucinated myself to be.
  • If I encounter a gentleman in such a state of déshabillé, I generally point and raise an eyebrow.
  • Prepare to be bruised by a barrage of gentle nudging. Times, Sunday Times
  • The wind started out as just a gentle breeze, but soon evolved into a strong blow.
  • O most gentle pulpiter! what tedious homily of love have you wearied your parishioners withal, and never cried 'Have patience, good people!' As You Like It
  • The sound of a car stopping outside the hotel drew me to the window as the waitress left me, and I was in time to see an old gentleman with a long white beard step from the interior of a Daimler landaulette, the door of which was held open by a dignified chauffeur, whose attire seemed to consist mainly of brass buttons. The Best British Short Stories of 1922
  • Perrault's ‘Bluebeard’ is the story of a rich, middle-aged gentleman, named for his swarthy chin and saturnine manner, who marries a young woman.
  • Gentlemen, I can't tell you how glad I am to see you.
  • And now, gentlemen," said Clifford, as soon as the revellers had provided themselves with their wonted luxuries, potatory and fumous, "let us hear your adventures, and rejoice our eyes with their produce. Paul Clifford — Volume 04
  • It was a cavern in the side of a mountain, overshadowed with palm trees, at such a distance from the cataract that nothing more was heard than a gentle uniform murmur, such as composes the mind to pensive meditation, especially when it was assisted by the wind whistling among the branches. Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia
  • He'd become quite the little gentleman.
  • Mr. Dominico respectfully informs the ladies and gentlemen of Washington, Georgetown, and their vicinages, that every exertion shall be used to render his performance entertaining.
  • It seems this gentleman was waiting for the doctor.
  • And so he had grown in the warmth of his parents 'love, trained in what we call outdoor sports, but which are life itself to the Arab, until at fourteen no one could surpass him in running or horsemanship or spear-throwing, whilst with rifle or revolver he could clip the hair off the top of a man's head, the which strenuous accomplishments he balanced in passing his leisure moments in the gentle arts of verse-making and even music, in spite of the latter being condemned by religion; also did he learn to converse in foreign tongues. Desert Love
  • In frame 15 the referee warned Holt for ungentlemanly conduct, in this case swearing.
  • Last evening a gentleman arrived here from Providence, by whom we are favour'd with the following, fresh advices from the northern army.
  • Beth felt strangely drawn to this gentle stranger.
  • There had been a gentleness in Lonnie that was lacking in his twin brother. ROSES ARE FOR THE RICH
  • Then I saw how the ladies came alive at his gentlemanly attentions, how flattered they were by them.
  • This is surely not so much a knock-out punch, more of a gentle slap on the wrist.
  • A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away. George Eliot 
  • Well, Joel tells me Hillier has been selected as the honouree -- Man of the Year -- for the lodge's 57th. annual gentlemen's dinner at Beth Tzedec Synagogue on Dec. 5. Money, meet mouth
  • Return this custard to the pan and stir constantly over a very gentle heat until it starts to thicken.
  • Just inside the gates, an overalled gardener with a gentle face is poking insincerely at the dripping rhododendrons with a pair of secateurs.
  • At night, massage on a light oil or balm using gentle upward circular motion. Times, Sunday Times
  • In prewar days, she had occupied her time with a little leisurely sewing or gardening and reading her library books, her gentle reveries interrupted only by afternoon tea brought to her on a tray.
  • The cave is not a lifeless place, it is a living thing to which we have to give ourselves; a thing that can be gentle and also be a savage whom changes in temper can render dangerous.
  • He was born and bred a gentleman.
  • Gentle breeze is not strong, but very comfortable, I think.
  • It depends on how the Rightist gentlemen behave themselves.
  • The gentle woo-woo spirituality of New Age is attractive because it refuses the grinding realities of life spent in the shadow of Wall Street and Hollywood and Silicon Valley.
  • What phlegmatical reasons soever were made you," wrote the Queen, who but three weeks before had been so gentle and affectionate to her, ambassador, "how happeneth it that you will not remember, that when a man hath faulted and committed by abettors thereto, neither the one nor the other will willingly make their own retreat. History of the United Netherlands from the Death of William the Silent to the Twelve Year's Truce — Complete (1584-1609)
  • `Some of you gentlemen are lost in the pestiferous miasmas of the swamps of sin. GOODBYE CURATE
  • The paragraph holds luminously good still for either Bobby – Jones or Moore:What we talk about here is not the hero as sportsman, but that something which a civilised community hungered for and found: the best performer in the world who was also hero as human being, the gentle, wholly self-sufficient male. My dream job as Bobby Moore's minder for a fortnight | Frank Keating
  • The participants are middle-aged men in tweed hats that you might expect to see on a British gentleman farmer.
  • The trip meant enjoying a fine meal in the dining car, or perhaps a game of canasta (for the gentlemen in their suits) in the club car.
  • The spirit of my father grows strong in me, and I will no longer endure it; therefore allow me such exercises as may become a gentleman, or give me the poor allottery my father left me by testament; with that I will go buy my fortunes. Act I. Scene I. As You Like It
  • The forbearing use of power does not only form a touchstone, but the manner in which an individual enjoys certain advantages over others is a test of a true gentleman.
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  • A bladder which is frequently emptied does not expand to its full capacity and needs gentle stretching to bring this about.
  • “‘Now, gentlemen, standing up here before you, I feel a good deal like Pat, and maybe after I’ve spieled along for a while, I may feel so darn small that I’ll be able to crawl into a Pullman hammock with no trouble at all, at all! Chapter 14
  • And as, in this battle of thoughts, those which spoke for her won the victory, it seemed to me becoming to address her, and I said this sonnet, which begins, 'A gentle thought '; and I called it _gentle_ because I was speaking to a gentle lady, -- but otherwise it was most vile. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 17, March, 1859
  • He has created a soft-spoken and gentle Barrie who is the boy who never grew up, yet never seems grotesque.
  • Cycling: Hire a cycle to explore the surrounding countryside; the terrain around the lakes is fairly gentle!
  • So it's mildly surprising to hear the axeman sounding like some gentle bod who works at your local guitar shop. Times, Sunday Times
  • He rocked the cradle with a gentle backwards and forwards motion.
  • The air is gentle, charged with just a watt or two of portside electricity. Times, Sunday Times
  • With an effort, he kept himself from using the term butterfly catchers, “... gentlemen.” Starfleet Year One
  • A serif face would have been gentler on the eyes, although it would have probably taken more space.
  • The next morning you can loaf around at your pleasure, and in the afternoon there will be a demonstration of a back massage, followed by gentle exercise and some stimulating oils to prepare you for your journey home.
  • This is surely not so much a knock-out punch, more of a gentle slap on the wrist.
  • The wigged gentleman sitting opposite, still looking at the ceiling of the court.
  • She had an ideal of fatherhood, had gentle, silent, useless Lydia -- formed upon the genial, sunshiny type of parent popular in books, and she cast a romantic veil over disappointed, selfish, crossgrained Malcolm Martie, the Unconquered
  • Mr. Clarke I hesitate to intervene again, as the hon. Gentleman is getting near to the time left for my contribution.
  • The order of gentlemanly parleying and brokery has, therefore, with many apprehensions of calamity, been reluctantly and tardily giving ground before something that is of a visibly underbred order. An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation
  • ‘The Royal Assassin's identity must remain unrevealed,’ came the honest, gentle reply.
  • But lest some unlucky event should happen unfavorable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in the room that I this day declare with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with. George Washington 
  • His gentler poeticism has fallen out of fashion. Times, Sunday Times
  • An action has been taken against Mr Warden Harding, on behalf of the almsmen, by a gentleman acting solely on public grounds, and it is to be argued that Mr Harding takes nothing but what he received as a servant of the hospital, and that he is not himself responsible for the amount of stipend given to him for his work. The Warden
  • Five or six small boys, with pea-shooters, and the cornopean player, got up behind; in front the big boys, mostly smoking, not for pleasure, but because they are now gentlemen at large, and this is the most correct public method of notifying the fact. Tom Brown's Schooldays
  • This session consists of a variety of gentle stretches or movements to help open your lungs, followed by breathing exercises and awareness practices.
  • We walked up to the whites hill reserve and I got mud all over my white denim jeans, Anthony holding onto my waist and being a perfect gentleman.
  • Kind, gentle William received acknowledgement for his loyalty and he too was awarded five.
  • gentled" him all over his miserable frame, as he lay panting and overpowered on the sawdust, conquered and convinced at last, all his mistakes and misconceptions of other people came before him, as plainly as if Taffy himself had spoken them; so plainly, that he wondered at himself. Parables From Nature
  • He was a humorous and gentle pastor of his flock, a good parson who put up a new poster every week to attract people to come to his church.
  • _ Oh! 'Tis an Abomination to look like a Gentleman; long Hair is wicked and cavalierish, a Periwig is flat Popery, the Disguise of the The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume I
  • I take on board what my honourable friend and the right honourable gentleman say. Times, Sunday Times
  • The beautiful, full voice of the "darkey" is so attractive -- so soothing, and they are so deft and gentle. McClure's Magazine, Vol 31, No 2, June 1908
  • Put all the fruit in a saucepan on a gentle heat and add a couple of tablespoons of caster sugar and a slug of something pleasantly alcoholic such as brandy, whisky or even sherry.
  • The labourers went quietly and steadily on with their work, as though it were a thing that had to be done; and when Jüchziger laid his hand on one and another of them, with the idea of hindering them by force, he soon found himself repulsed in no very gentle fashion. The Young Carpenters of Freiberg A Tale of the Thirty Years' War
  • But she is really quite the gentlewoman. Emma
  • If your girlfriend is smart, beautiful, and gentle, then please, love her in my place for the time being.
  • Finally, we know that Father Doria very likely will not be saved, because he is sadistic, "avaricious" 88, and completely insensible to Guilo's youth, innocence, gentleness, and beauty. The Boy Martyr; Or, Manfresti's Page. A Story of 1567
  • After each point, the titled crier chants with a full voice in his old time tongue: "The but has so much, the refil has so much, gentlemen! Ramuntcho
  • But after that, full health is restored and young gentlemen are ready for a luncheon of a dozen lamb chops and a battered pudding.
  • Gentle to have, but not compromise, I want to be in quiet, not strong.
  • What gentle ghost, besprent with April dew, Hails me so solemnly to yonder yew?
  • It looked, to be sure, nothing like the milky portraits we had been shown in Sunday school, looked hardly at all like the handsome gentleman with the Aryan profile and the five-hundred-watt glow who effulged at us from calendars in Protestant parlors all over Dixie. Another Roadside Attraction
  • This was an ai or three-toed sloth. It was in the possession of a gentleman, who was collecting curiosities.
  • Doc Franklin observed that it was a point of great importance and wished that the gentlemen would deliver their sentiments on it before the question was put and Mr. Rutledge animadverted on the shyness of gentlemen .... Interrogations and Presidential Prerogative
  • The elegant gentleman before us had acquired a certain fierceness. The Filigree Ball
  • It's soft female harmonies layered on top of tinkling bells, xylophones and other gentle, celestial sounds.
  • Gladly would I grace my tale with decent horror, and therefore I do beseech the "gentle reader" to believe, that if all the _succedanea_ to this mysterious narrative are not in strict keeping, he will ascribe it only to the disgraceful innovations of modern degeneracy upon the sober and dignified habits of our ancestors. Humorous Ghost Stories
  • The long cruel winter came to an end at last, yielding to a gentle warm spring.
  • Still, for all his apparently gentle appeal on and off the course, Donald is a determined and gutsy competitor, one who appears to be more and more comfortable in the harshest of spotlights.
  • Love is often gentle, desire always a rage. Mignon McLaughlin 
  • Pastor Rick Warren's best-selling "The Purpose Driven Life" is suffused with predestinarian themes, repackaged as a gentler divine providence. Highway To Heaven
  • The gentlemen, presumably Dersinghams, were easily distinguishable from the village players.
  • He was a little gentleman, very polite and kind but he also had a cheeky sense of humour. The Sun
  • To morrow morning, in the fresh and gentle breath thereof, we will rise and walke to such places, as every one shall finde fittest for them, even as already this day we have done; untill due time shall summon us hither againe, to continue our discoursive The Decameron
  • He'd been a perfect gentleman, lauding me with compliments, calling when he said he would.
  • ‘Well, the evening began at the gentleman's club, where we were discussing Wittgenstein over a game of backgammon.’
  • Serving as an admonition to all ladies and gentlewomen, not to mock or scorne gentlemen-Schollers, when they make meanes of love to them: Except they intend to seeke their owne shame, by disgracing them The Decameron
  • No, he takes Scrooge to the market, and shows him the abundance there, especially the fruits sometimes literal of foreign trade: There were great, round, pot-bellied baskets of chestnuts, shaped like the waistcoats of jolly old gentlemen, lolling at the doors, and tumbling out into the street in their apoplectic opulence. A Dickens Of A Debate Between Mr. Scrooge And Mr. Say
  • I often say gorillas are like that: big and look very fierce and very strong but actually are quite gentle and sensitive. Times, Sunday Times
  • The diocese feels a sense of gratitude for the gentle leadership which Bishop Laurence Ryan has given, first as coadjutor to Bishop Patrick Lennon and since late 1987 as bishop of the diocese.
  • After the first hour or so of gentle ascent through a lava flow the climb steepens.
  • Gentle traction downward on the head will assist in bringing the anterior shoulder beneath the symphysis.
  • American defender of theirs says just the same of their industrialism and free-trade; indeed, this gentleman, taking the bull by the horns, proposes that we should for the [78] future call industrialism culture, and the industrialists the men of culture, and then of course there can be no longer any misapprehension about their true character; and besides the pleasure of being wealthy and comfortable, they will have authentic recognition as vessels of sweetness and light. Culture and Anarchy
  • He began to talk in his most gentle and avuncular manner.
  • With the sound of the wind rustling the neon green leaves, Theo fell into a gentle sleep.
  • He had, however, not become accustomed to being 'gentled' instead of 'busted.' Roosevelt in the Bad Lands
  • A Gentleman refers to Cordelia in eremite terms: she "redeems inlet from a ubiquitous curse" of sinfulness so dramatically demonstrated in Lear's elder daughters. Philadelphia Reflections: Shakspere Society of Philadelphia
  • In his many years as an angler, businessman, and conservation leader, this gentle demeanor helped bring together local meat fishermen, outfitters, wealthy anglers, conservationists, and ranchers.
  • He conferred again, and I tried to picture the other side of the screen, with the Rani, sharp-faced and thin in her silk shawl, muttering her instructions to him, and puzzled to myself what the odd persistent noise was that I could hear above the soft pipes of the hidden orchestra - a gentle, rhythmic swishing from beyond the screen, as though a huge fan were being used. Fiancée
  • I concentrated on sliding into his life, his history, his sacred imperial flesh, flesh that a person could be killed on the spot for touching with their eyes, let alone his dirty ungentle hands.
  • This is very similar to the detailed, ornate, velvety and yet touchingly naive backdrops of those medieval scenes, that can be glimpsed through narrow windows in front of which wimpled ladies exchange devotional books with chivalrous gentlemen. Archive 2008-06-01
  • Is the hon. Gentleman suggesting that a person under the age of 18 should not have joined his unit in the Gulf?
  • Mike Norton, a rookie border patrolman, is a stark contrast to the gentle Melquiades.
  • Bertie's hour proved more eventful for both his comptroller and his equerry decided to show up right after the gentlemen separated from the ladies.
  • The sheepdogs that protect the sheeple from the wolves out there, cannot be gentle vegetarians.
  • One gentleman is so dedicated to locating obscure dispensers that he actually uses city transit to visit remote suburban garage sales.
  • Because even though he's a doofus, he is a gentleman.
  • Simmer the sauce over a gentle heat.
  • The gentleman turned to a fine Newfoundland dog that stood near, looking up into his face.
  • As the male voice completed its speech, she slowly shifted herself around to face a gentleman of medium height who had a smiling, benign countenance on his careworn features.
  • It is not the gay coat that makes the gentleman
  • A kind, good natured and most conscientious gentleman, Jimmy was well qualified in his career and always brought the personal touch to his dealings with people.
  • Derryn looked out the porthole of the ship's cabin: dark, except for the starlight that reflected off of the sea's gentle waves.
  • There seemed something raffish and ungentlemanly about dealing in used cars, at least to the members of the court. TANK OF SERPENTS
  • If a gentleman cuts canals and erects terraces in his garden, their intrinsic value will be proportionable to the land and labor; but the price in reality will not always follow this proportion.
  • To get the plant out of the pot, turn it upside down and give it a gentle knock.
  • Gambians tend to be soft-spoken and gentle in demeanor, seeking to avoid noisy conflicts and striving toward quiet settlement of disputes.
  • ‘A gentleman never turns away from the opportunity to perform brave and noble deeds,’ Conor said.
  • Physicians must learn to engage in gentle but direct truth-telling in the dispensation of their duty to patients who depend on them for accurate yet compassionate descriptions of their condition.
  • In other cases, mealtime social interactions were non-verbal and included a smile, a gentle touch on the leg, or eye contact between two people, all of which could be considered a form of emotional nurturance.
  • The gentleman of the buckskins was the proprietor, with whose bailiff Harry Wakefield had dealt, or was in the act of dealing. Chronicles of the Canongate
  • With nothing but the gentle slap of one piece of pasteboard against another to distract him, Sam slipped imperceptibly from daydreaming into sleep.
  • As you probably know, Herr Sanders is a gentleman of advanced years, inclined to be a little vague.
  • Every brick was reused, while timbers were cleaned with dry ice, a gentler technique than sandblasting. Times, Sunday Times
  • Martin frowned inwardly at the citation of that worthy gentleman, and went on: I put stamps on all my manuscripts and started them off to the editors again. Chapter 22
  • Despite his life going downhill, he was still described by people who knew him as a gentle, placid, easy-going, amiable man.
  • Even when, later still, the general's eager hand, stretching forth for the dusky flagon (it was sacrilege to sweep away those insignia of age and respectability), managed to capsize the candelabrum and sent the fluid "adamantine" spattering a treasured table-cloth (how quick the dash of the young trooper's hand upon the flame -- and its extinction!), a gentle smile was the sole rebuke, followed by a "Thank you, Mr. Harris. Tonio, Son of the Sierras A Story of the Apache War
  • ‘Whisht, woman! whisht!’ said the blind man, angrily, shaking his locks; ‘dinna deave the gentleman wi’ your havers. Redgauntlet

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