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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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Tracey Forbes described Nathan as "one of the kindest, sweetest, gentlest men I ever had the privilege to know and to work with".
Candles make for lovely outside lighting, but even the gentlest British breeze with have them guttering and going out, so have plenty of storm lanterns to pop them in.
My father was among the gentlest of men, but he smacked me on several occasions.
Fellow singer Gary US Bonds paid tribute on Facebook, saying: "With an extremely heavy heart, I must say goodbye to one of the sweetest, gentlest and gifted souls that I have had the privilege of knowing and calling my friend for more than 50 years - Mr Ben E King.
Bonds, 75, posted a tribute on Facebook, saying: "With an extremely heavy heart, I must say goodbye to one of the sweetest, gentlest and gifted souls that I have had the privilege of knowing and calling my friend for more than 50 years - Mr Ben E King.
The amazing illustrations, done in pen and ink and pale water color tints, express all the fantastic tall tales in just the gentlest pastel shades of blue, gray, yellow and brown, suggesting dreamy sleep as a soothing backdrop to all the exaggerated adventures.
One of the gentlest souls I have ever met, Michele had the ability to create a positive energy by simply being present in the room.
Run by 85-year-old Harry and his son Mark, the Meudon needed only the gentlest encouragement - and a sizable bank loan - to be dragged into the 21st century.
Enter Nathaniel--practically a giant, yet the gentlest, kindest, and most supportive person who has ever been in her life.
But did Paul's marriage-wrecking shenanigans with his glamorous co-host on the disastrous American version of the show destroy the innocence of BBC2's gentlest hit?
And there sitting on the drive was a pale blue and silver E-type with bespoke wheels, a walnut interior and the gentlest ride one could ever experience.