amiable


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Our amiable young man is a very weak young man, if this be the first occasion of his carrying through a resolution to do right against the will of others.
No, Emma, your amiable young man can be amiable only in French, not in English.
She was generous, amiable, interesting: she was everything but prudent.
I endeavoured to crush these fears and to fortify myself for the trial which in a few months I resolved to undergo; and sometimes I allowed my thoughts, unchecked by reason, to ramble in the fields of Paradise, and dared to fancy amiable and lovely creatures sympathizing with my feelings and cheering my gloom; their angelic countenances breathed smiles of consolation.
The more I saw of them, the greater became my desire to claim their protection and kindness; my heart yearned to be known and loved by these amiable creatures; to see their sweet looks directed towards me with affection was the utmost limit of my ambition.
Heathcliff; yet, I'll venture to say, that, surrounded by your family, and with your amiable lady as the presiding genius over your home and heart - '
For, you know, you are a most amiable person yourself," I went on.
It is my experience that it is only an amiable man in this world who receives testimonials, only an unambitious one who abandons a London career for the country, and only an absent-minded one who leaves his stick and not his visiting-card after waiting an hour in your room.
You'll think it very strange now,' said the amiable Mr.
With the single exception of one amiable indiscretion, in which an assistant housemaid had equally participated, the history of Mr.
When after a bachelor supper he rose with his amiable and kindly smile, yielding to the entreaties of the festive company to drive off somewhere with them, shouts of delight and triumph arose among the young men.
One isn't usually amiable to guests who stay when they're not asked," Trent answered gruffly.