good nature

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Maria Osgood was a distant relative, and an early associate, who, although as different from her cousin in appearance and character as black is from white, was still dear to the latter, both from habit and her unconquerable good nature.
First, Jo has to complete his errand of good nature by handing over the physic he has been to get, which he delivers with the laconic verbal direction that "it's to be all took d'rectly.
And he was also indolent, with the indolence which is so often the secret of good nature.
cried Silver, broad awake and beaming with good nature in a moment.
In spite of his absent-mindedness and good nature, Pierre's personality immediately checked any attempt to ridicule him to his face.
But Dobbin would not allow this good nature and generosity to be balked, and so accommodated Mr.
And through it all, on moccasined feet, moved Daylight, hell-roaring Burning Daylight, over-spilling with good nature and camaraderie, howling his he-wolf howl and claiming the night as his, bending men's arms down on the bars, performing feats of strength, his bronzed face flushed with drink, his black eyes flashing, clad in overalls and blanket coat, his ear-flaps dangling and his gauntleted mittens swinging from the cord across the shoulders.
As Flora's good nature shone in the case, Clennam had no fault to find with the old lady for eliciting it, now that he was relieved from the terrors of her presence; and they took a glass or two of wine in peace.
Anyone who was in Newcastle on Friday and Saturday could not have failed to be impressed by the fervour and good nature of the Scottish and South African fans who were here for our World Cup match.
But I try to do people a little favour here and there but some people seem to take advantage of other people's good nature.
Her face and body are older but her laughter, kindness, good nature and love still shine through her and still intrigue me as it always did.
I felt sick in the pit of my stomach as I read how the lardy Franklin had preyed on the old fellow's good nature and trust by telling him that his sister and father had died, that he was to inherit half-a-milion quid and that bailiffs were hammering on his door.
None of us who were ever in the Australian opener's company, however fleetingly, could question his good nature nor his love for representing his country.
She added: "This individual clearly can not be trusted and we need to do all that we can to prevent him taking further advantage of the good nature of elderly members of our communities.
But friends and relatives of Mr Craddock described him as a "gentle giant" and someone whose good nature was repeatedly taken advantage of.