And it shows conclusively the power of kindness
. I shall see to it at once that we get pets for our own children, our palm branches.
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.
I did bite James once pretty sharp, but John said, `Try her with kindness
,' and instead of punishing me as I expected, James came to me with his arm bound up, and brought me a bran mash and stroked me; and I have never snapped at him since, and I won't either."
What more has the Manager of the Performance to say?--To acknowledge the kindness
with which it has been received in all the principal towns of England through which the Show has passed, and where it has been most favourably noticed by the respected conductors of the public Press, and by the Nobility and Gentry.
is all very well, but you can't rule them by kindness
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.'
He has sought no one's friendship who has not suffered for it, there is not a man or woman living who owes him the acknowledgment of a single act of kindness
. I have seen him deliberately scheme to bring about the ruin of a harmless little woman.
distracts me -- I cannot bear it -- I come to you on such an errand!"
I tenderly love these friends; I have, unknown to them, been for many months in the habits of daily kindness
towards them; but they believe that I wish to injure them, and it is that prejudice which I wish to overcome.'
The greatest kindness
will not bind the ungrateful.
"DEAR SIR -- Accept my best thanks for the kindness
and consideration with which you have treated me; and let the anxieties under which I am now suffering plead my excuse, if I reply to your letter without ceremony, in the fewest possible words.
Long and her daughters must stand their chance; and, therefore, as she will think it an act of kindness
, if you decline the office, I will take it on myself."
The Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman and the Lion now thanked the Good Witch earnestly for her kindness
; and Dorothy exclaimed:
But she was not even grateful to him for it; nothing good on Pierre's part seemed to her to be an effort, it seemed so natural for him to be kind to everyone that there was no merit in his kindness
. Sometimes Natasha noticed embarrassment and awkwardness on his part in her presence, especially when he wanted to do something to please her, or feared that something they spoke of would awaken memories distressing to her.
I gave them my opinion directly-- I said it was like his lordship's kindness