mild-tempered

See: patient
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I found some of it hard to endure, though I am a mild-tempered man; but, certainly, when I told the captain to "shut up" I had forgotten that I was merely a bit of human flotsam, cut off from my resources and with my fare unpaid; a mere casual dependant on the bounty, or speculative enterprise, of the ship.
Her father, a mild-tempered, narrow-chested, anaemic little clerk, domestic because of his inherent disability to mix with men, had done his full share toward giving the home an atmosphere of sweetness and tenderness.
It was a rookery which had never been raided by the hunters, and in consequence the seals were mild-tempered and at the same time unafraid.
Euclid Tsakalotos, the mild-tempered professor who was appointed as Greece's new finance minister on Monday, is a clear change in style from his combative predecessor Yanis Varoufakis.
Whether the adorable Frenchie or its sweet Bulldog cousin, these mild-tempered companions make great pets for a variety of city dwellers.
Hundreds descended on the windswept venue for the first competitive game between the two clubs - Ballymena Intermediate League side Rathcoole were only formed two years ago - and the natives were treated to a keenly-contested but unusually mild-tempered derby which was lit up by three wonder strikes.
But are the aggressive dads siring babies earlier, or do their babies just grow faster than their more mild-tempered wombmates?
Even though one saw plenty of pocket-sized dogs -- enough Chihuahuas and poodles -- it was these mild-tempered Arabian desert hunting hounds that really stole the show.
LEOMINSTER - The uncle and grandfather of the 18-year-old Berrington Road man who allegedly fatally stabbed his 21-year-old brother Sunday said the siblings were close and mild-tempered.
Supporters say the new chairwoman of the State Board of Education is a mild-tempered, fair leader who is well suited to oversee the fractious board.
Rude drivers, inconsiderate co-workers, disobedient children, unexpected bills--triggers like these can make even mild-tempered people hot under the collar.
The only redeeming factor was discovering that the mild-tempered dog Bullet was able to escape from his deplorable environment and has been re-homed.