sweetness and light


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Kinkade's chain work nauseates us with all his sweetness and light, which he cranks out by the thousands.
Nor will I, as an artist, allow sweetness and light to burrow in where bitterness and darkness dominate story, plot, and theme.
All was sweetness and light when the 39-year-old star arrived at a supermarket with his wife.
Levitt's kids are not those of Larry Clark or Jim Goldberg, but neither are they all sweetness and light. Innocence brings pain and fear along with delight and joy, as it continually runs up against the constraints of experience.
(There is little sweetness and light in the singing of the "Dies Irae.")
sweetness and light Phrase used by Matthew Arnold in his book Culture and Anarchy to describe the elements of perfection.