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Would it be possible to sell a hardheaded and softhearted program of "competition, competition, competition?
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Sometimes it is very difficult to handle the hard things you felt compelled to do when you are softhearted at the core of your being.
Softhearted auds may connect with pic's plangent depiction of the old woman's fate and nostalgic treatment of rural life.
John Matuszak: The Oakland Raider played a big, dumb caveman in 1981's ``Caveman'' and a big, dumb but softhearted monster in 1985's ``The Goonies.
Exiled to Kentucky with a softhearted young man who dreams vainly of winning her love, or even begrudging respect, Rose is the chilly matriarch of a family that must bear the weight of her guilt and stony abuse, a family that must work out its redemption in the wake of her tales--both the ones she has lived and the ones she has told.
Austria also described Corona as a kind and softhearted man.
He was so softhearted, which is why I find it really hard that someone has caused such a horrific death.
Tracy described her brother as "a loving son, a great brother, wonderful uncle, fun-loving, hard-working, softhearted, kind and inoffensive" and that when he died, "part of us died with him".
Softhearted Paco falls for Aramis, who turns out not to be a butcher but a mafiosa who's planning to open Europe's biggest brothel.
But for those who know him, the nom de guerre Mohagher Iqbal stands for a mild-mannered, softhearted and straightforward individual who has dedicated more than 40 years of his life to the struggle for self-determination of the Muslim people of Mindanao.