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  • Queen Elizabeth I
    Queen Elizabeth I
    Queen of England and Ireland 1533-1603
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    Although I may not be a lioness, I am a lion's cub, and inherit many of his qualities; and as long as the King of France treats me gently he will find me as gentle and tractable as he can desire; but if he be rough, I shall take the trouble to be just as troublesome and offensive to him as I can.
  • Eileen Stukane
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    For one mother, joy is the quiet pleasure found in gently rubbing shampoo into her young child's hair. For another woman it's taking a long walk alone, while for yet another it's reviling in a much - anticipated vacation.
  • Alexandre Dumas
    Alexandre Dumas
    French writer 1802-1870
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    He was thinking alone, and seriously racking his brain to find a direction for this single force four times multiplied, with which he did not doubt, as with the lever for which Archimedes sought, they should succeed in moving the world, when some one tapped gently at his door.
  • Alice James
    Alice James
    American diarist 1848-1892
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    I make it a rule always to believe compliments implicitly for five minutes, and to simmer gently for twenty more.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either.
  • Ba Jin
    Ba Jin
    Chinese author and political activist 1904-2005
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    Looking at this immensely swollen face in front of him the doctor gently consoled the patient, Comrade, don't worry and you will recover. As a matter of fact, he was thinking quite the opposite, You will die. I can be of no more help.
    Source: A Battle For Life
  • Jane Harrison
    Jane Harrison
    British classical scholar and linguist 1850-1928
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    Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.
  • Bryan Procter
    Bryan Procter
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    Touch us gently, Time! Let us glide adown thy stream, Gently, - as we sometimes glide Through a quiet dream!
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Who has not felt the beauty of a woman's arm? The unspeakable suggestions of tenderness that lie in the dimpled elbow, and all the varied gently-lessening curves, down to the delicate wrist, with its tiniest, almost imperceptible nicks in the firm softness.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.
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