kindness


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the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic

tendency to be kind and forgiving

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The Prince replied, 'I have heard so much of the beauty and kindness of the Dragon's Mother, and would like to enter her service.
I thanked him for his kindness, reflecting that there was reason in what he said, and that my father would assent to it as soon as I should tell him, and with that view I went the very same instant to let him know what my desires were.
I am very happy; he treats me with kindness, and I have taught him the language of my people.
He continued with her the whole time of her writing, to assist her with his penknife or his orthography, as either were wanted; and added to these attentions, which she felt very much, a kindness to her brother which delighted her beyond all the rest.
Glinda the Good stepped down from her ruby throne to give the little girl a good-bye kiss, and Dorothy thanked her for all the kindness she had shown to her friends and herself.
The kindness, the earnestness of Eleanor's manner in pressing her to stay, and Henry's gratified look on being told that her stay was determined, were such sweet proofs of her importance with them, as left her only just so much solicitude as the human mind can never do comfortably without.
She noticed this and attributed it to his general kindness and shyness, which she imagined must be the same toward everyone as it was to her.
But to make an end of this comparison, I mention that Porthos is ever wishful to express gratitude for my kindness to him, so that looking up from my book I see his mournful eyes fixed upon me with a passionate attachment, and then I know that the well-nigh unbearable sadness which comes into the face of dogs is because they cannot say Thank you to their masters.
In this world in which we live simplicity and kindness are the only magic wands that work wonders, and in the Land of Oz Dorothy found these same qualities had won for her the love and admiration of the people.
Through the kindness of Dorothy Gale of Kansas, afterward Princess Dorothy of Oz, an humble writer in the United States of America was once appointed Royal Historian of Oz, with the privilege of writing the chronicle of that wonderful fairyland.
Not from kindness for you don't know what it is; not from good nature for you haven't any.
She ruled by stern kindness, rarely rewarding, never punishing, and he had to confess that her own sailors worshipped her, while the house-boys were her slaves, and did three times as much work for her as he had ever got out of them.
Several bush dogs he had tried, but they had shown little appreciation of his kindness and had invariably run away.
So well had Harris Collins built on his father's foundation that the place was considered a model of sanitation and kindness.
The worthy schoolmistress had written to her with the truest kindness.