good-natured


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She implored her so urgently to let her spend the night with her in the golden bed, that at last the good-natured little Princess consented.
I was introduced to the young gentleman who was to be my roommate, and found him to be intelligent, cheerful of spirit, unselfish, full of generous impulses, patient, considerate, and wonderfully good-natured.
That is just the way in this world; an enemy can partly ruin a man, but it takes a good-natured injudicious friend to complete the thing and make it perfect.
And then the maddened bull came from beneath, and instantly Tarzan was transformed from a good-natured, teasing youth into a snarling, savage beast.
Instantly his attitude of good-natured bantering and pompous boastfulness dropped from him.
And you've got a good-natured brother, who'll keep your secret well, because you'll be so very obliging to him.
He was a short, thick-set man, carefully dressed, with a round, good-natured countenance, and something rather fussy and particular in his appearance.
Wilson, a good-natured but extremely fidgety and cautious old gentleman, ambled up and down the room, appearing, as John Bunyan hath it, "much tumbled up and down in his mind," and divided between his wish to help George, and a certain confused notion of maintaining law and order: so, as he shambled about, he delivered himself as follows:
Again he pressed the hand of the latter with an expression of good-natured, sincere, and animated levity.
To do her justice, she was a good-natured, notable woman; and as for breeding, there were few county ladies who could show more.
He was well built, active, strong-jawed, good-natured and rising.
Nay, the acute observer might have recognized the little red nose of good-natured Miss Jemima Pinkerton herself, rising over some geranium pots in the window of that lady's own drawing-room.