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gentle

to accustom a young horse to be caught, handled, haltered and led but not broken in to saddle or harness.
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The mystery was that with all his gentleness, he survived to succeed brilliantly and, what is more, to create on the broadest of Welsh canvasses.
He knew when someone was sensitive or vulnerable, and he often approached mistakes with utmost gentleness.
I want to be a person who has practiced kindness and gentleness and humility.
The tannin is restrained, confining itself to a mild, savoury twist that never compromises the gentleness of the wine.
To me, the apostle Peter was nurturing gentleness or meekness among the Christians of Asia Minor when he wrote, "But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's own people, in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvellous light.
I am the daughter of a beautiful, elegant mother, wife, sister and friend, unique in her ability to guide in many instances with foresight, humour and gentleness.
Speaking on the occasion, Hafiz Hamdullah said that we are being punished for our gentleness.
Greed, corruption, and oppression seems to dominate the lives of men, instead of love, gentleness, compassion and honesty.
This story would be perfect to share with the child who just can't keep still or be quiet, to demonstrate that there are times when gentleness and thought for others are necessary.
So one moment we were dancing along in the light-hearted phrases of Mozart and the next we were languishing in the calm gentleness of Schumann's Ghost Variations.
We should strive to be gentle and calm for, as the Fable shows, gentleness has a stronger effect than severity.