The qualities which especially distinguish the Elizabethan lyrics are fluency, sweetness, melody, and an enthusiastic joy in life, all spontaneous, direct, and exquisite.
Here as elsewhere Shakspere's genius, at its best, is supreme over all rivals; the first recorded criticism speaks of the 'sugared sweetness' of his sonnets; but his genius is not always at its best.
Our heroine obeyed with great sweetness
, and without having been able to take leave of her lover she set off to go to Locrinos as to certain death.
Elizabeth, having rather expected to affront him, was amazed at his gallantry; but there was a mixture of sweetness
and archness in her manner which made it difficult for her to affront anybody; and Darcy had never been so bewitched by any woman as he was by her.
And for fine devices, of arching water without spilling, and making it rise in several forms (of feathers, drinking glasses, canopies, and the like), they be pretty things to look on, but nothing to health and sweetness
But Isabel, though she spoke with perfect sweetness and temper, declined to go on.
Nobody appealed to Isabel's sweetness of temper in vain.
I never saw a more interesting creature: his eyes have generally an expression of wildness, and even madness, but there are moments when, if anyone performs an act of kindness towards him or does him the most trifling service, his whole countenance is lighted up, as it were, with a beam of benevolence and sweetness that I never saw equalled.
Even now, as I commence my task, his full- toned voice swells in my ears; his lustrous eyes dwell on me with all their melancholy sweetness; I see his thin hand raised in animation, while the lineaments of his face are irradiated by the soul within.
I have used frozen petit pois for this as they are so convenient and are frozen at their freshest to lock in all their vitamins and sweetness
. You could obviously use freshly shelled peas in the same way but for simplicity and year-round availability frozen are my choice.
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With regard to taste, people often rated the sweetness
of a product differently.
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A fusion of Japanese rice wine and chardonnay, this is a gentle fizz in an off-dry style (a touch of sweetness
), with light blossomy notes and hints of pineapple, balanced by pleasing acidity.
Loved how they provided a side of condensed milk on the side to customize the sweetness
. With two scoops on ice cream on top and bits of mochi with red bean on the side, the green tea was pretty decent.