She had all the heroism of principle, and was determined to do her duty; but having also many of the feelings of youth and nature, let her not be much wondered at, if, after making all these good resolutions on the side of self-government, she seized the scrap of paper on which Edmund had begun writing to her, as a treasure beyond all her hopes, and reading with the tenderest
emotion these words, "My very dear Fanny, you must do me the favour to accept" locked it up with the chain, as the dearest part of the gift.
He put out both his hands and took both hers, drawing her to a seat with an air of the tenderest
Noblest, dearest, tenderest
wife," cried Aylmer, rapturously, "doubt not my power.
When Ginevra felt like weeping as she watched Luigi's worn and suffering face, she redoubled her caresses; and Luigi, keeping his dark forebodings in the depths of his soul, expressed to his Ginevra the tenderest
He despised sentiment, tenderness, and, by the strangeness of the human mind, he went, by way of paradox, to the tenderest
, most sublime spot in a book supreme in tenderness and sublimity.
Revenge triumphs over death; love slights it; honor aspireth to it; grief flieth to it; fear preoccupateth it; nay, we read, after Otho the emperor had slain himself, pity (which is the tenderest
of affections) provoked many to die, out of mere compassion to their sovereign, and as the truest sort of followers.
He strokes the cat quite gently and calls it "poor pussy," in tones full of the tenderest
Bucket, shaking hands with him and blessing him in the tenderest
manner, "it's what you DO.
He surrounded him with the tenderest
and most intelligent care, until, at length, the sick man revived, little by little, in his arms, and recovered his consciousness if not his strength.
It is always the same fibre which vibrates, the tenderest
and most sensitive; but instead of an angel caressing it, it is a demon who is wrenching at it.
That dexterous appeal to the tenderest
feelings of my distinguished countrymen very nearly succeeded.
For several hours there was no rest for the poor child, and all manner of gloomy forebodings haunted the minds of those who hovered about her with faces full of the tenderest