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Certainly she has by now become a short-tempered cash-register whose one human trait is her silly crush on Ashley; but her winsomeness was never more than an act and moreover an act which so easily took in most of the surrounding males as to reduce them to the emotional idiocy which her financial dominance now simply intensifies (her husband is terrified of her).
However, he was snapped out of his care-free life as an amateur apiarist in Middle England by his wife Tuppence, a porcelainfaced picture of 1950's winsomeness played by Call The Midwife's Jessica Raine, who quickly railroads the pair into an unlikely plot of espionage and murder.
It was said by a fellow minister that he was 'a great and good man who had winsomeness and charm'.
Best of all though, it featured a Lady Di-haired Joanna Lumley at the peak of her statuesque, toothy winsomeness.
Danielle York provides the necessary winsomeness in the title role, Nic Greenshields' Prince is very tall - as are Ben Stock and Nathan Kiley as the Ugly Sisters Trinny and Susannah - and Neighbours star Stefan Dennis's Dandini doesn't really seem much of a villain.
Taking on the role of Clara, a young girl on the cusp of adulthood, Carol-Anne Millar has just the right balance of winsomeness and wonder as she trips between a doll-loving youngster and a prince-loving young woman.
Brenda Withers brings a lively winsomeness to Helena, but the others are pretty much standard campus issue.
The overprettiness was gone, the sense as well that she'd made a space between what she thought and what she sometimes said, the girlish lilt, the winsomeness that halfway guards fitful pain, questions of fearful intelligence.
Thus it was refreshing to encounter the winsomeness of Earl Mosley's premiere, Days Past, Not Forgotten.
This week's show sees the campness halved and the winsomeness ramped up by a gazillion as Kylie Minogue parks her gold lam hotpants on the chat show host's couch.
Her playing swung from overly aggressive attack to hushed winsomeness as if vainly searching for the musical truth she really wanted to express.