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For, you know, you are a most amiable person yourself," I went on.
It is my experience that it is only an amiable man in this world who receives testimonials, only an unambitious one who abandons a London career for the country, and only an absent-minded one who leaves his stick and not his visiting-card after waiting an hour in your room.
She is a most amiable girl; such a superior understanding
Then, of course, there was Gania who was by no means so amiable as his elders, but stood apart, gloomy, and miserable, and silent.
The smooth richness of their diction; the amiable sweetness of their mood, their gracious caprice, the delicacy of their satire (which was so kind that it should have some other name), their abundance of light and color, and the deep heart of humanity underlying their airiest fantasticality, all united in an effect which was different from any I had yet known.
One isn't usually amiable to guests who stay when they're not asked," Trent answered gruffly.
cried my amiable sister, shaking her skirts with all her might, "you have done this on purpose
Mirabel said, in the most amiable manner, "I daresay I am wrong," and handled the topic from his opponent's point of view.
Possessed of an amiable, rosy face, and soft, silky white hair.
And this perhaps the amiable temper of pity may make commendable; but the next step the weakness of human nature alone must excuse; for he no sooner perceived that preference which Mrs Blifil gave to Tom, than that poor youth (however innocent) began to sink in his affections as he rose in hers.
Speak not of me, thou strange one; thou amiable one
He left Rebecca presently to frequent these parties alone, resuming his own simple pursuits and amusements amongst the amiable friends of his own choice.
A considerable period elapsed before I discovered one of the causes of the uneasiness of this amiable family: it was poverty, and they suffered that evil in a very distressing degree.
Pickwick, at last, as that amiable female approached the termination of a prolonged dusting of the apartment.
It was ten o'clock at night before the amiable Sally supported her beloved and loving brother from the Wilderness, by which time he needed the utmost support her tender frame could render; his walk being from some unknown reason anything but steady, and his legs constantly doubling up in unexpected places.