winsome


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The Winsome Waggish Warblers proved to be a quartette of rabbit singers, two gentlemen and two lady rabbits.
At his cry of rapture the other lads looked up and smiled involuntarily, for the little kinswoman standing there above was a winsome sight with her shy, soft eyes, bright hair, and laughing face.
There was something so sweet and winsome about her that you had to love her, that was all.
     Seen her of winsome manner
May I never see Chester Bridge again, if she is not a right winsome lass
By the eyes of a winsome wife, and the yearning her heart to win.
she pursued, kneeling down by me, and lifting her winsome eyes to my face with that sort of look which turns off bad temper, even when one has all the right in the world to indulge it.
Tears came to his eyes as he remembered her childlike look, and winsome fanciful ways, and shy tremulous grace.
Bishopriggs, with his eye fixed in uneasy expectation on Blanche, "it joost spak' trumpet-tongued when that winsome creature first lookit at me.
There were a few lines still left on her forehead, traced there by the troubles of past days, but she had a bright and winsome face.
Patricia Barker, partnered aristocratically but coldly by Stanko Milov opening night, was a dewy, winsome teenager in Act I and danced with fleet and sharp attack in the Wedding Pas de Deux.
He wrote his witty and winsome script, in part, as a response to the strident mid-'80s antigay propaganda film 7he Gay Agenda, which warned of imminent drag-queen insurrections in American towns large and small--a not-so-terrifically awful fate, Beane reasoned.