impressionable


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How then should he look upon her as of less consequence than himself; as a pretty trifle to caress and grow weary of; and not deal in the greatest seriousness with the affection which he knew that he had awakened in her--so fervid and so impressionable as she was under her reserve; in order that it might not agonize and wreck her?
Love of women was a new thing to him, and, robbed as he had been all his starved life of the affection and kindly fellowship, of either men or women, it is little to be wondered at that he was easily impressionable and responsive to the feeling his strong personality had awakened in two of England's fairest daughters.
My explanation is that Marfa Petrovna was an ardent and impressionable woman and simply fell in love herself--literally fell in love--with your sister.
Why, I wouldn't have a child of mine, an impressionable little thing, live in such a room for worlds.
And the personality of the veteran scientist made so vivid a picture upon the mind of the impressionable young Bell that the grand passion of science became henceforth the master-motif of his life.
That he was an impressionable man I could not doubt.
The 31-year-old, who won The Apprentice in 2013, believes impressionable fans may be tempted to opt for budget treatments rather than go to reputable clinics.
According to a RSMA statement that 'Our aim is to take children impressionable minds and engage them in the productive fields of creative and performing arts".
Public Security Presidency Documentation and Strategic Studies director Lieutenant Colonel Osama Bahar expressed concern about the possibility of online trends leading impressionable users down the wrong path.
"It will also have an effect on the young people in the area who are impressionable. We all agree these young people need somewhere for rehabilitation, but a property like this enclosed by all of these other properties is completely wrong."
A child's mind is impressionable and more often than not their understanding of what is good or not is shaped by the games they indulge in.
Rising in the dead of night with bleary eyes and suitcases, Jalal, Ziyaad, Shakira and Ushna could be average Brits getting ready for a fortnight in Spain - young and impressionable Ushna even has a pink wheelie case.