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amiable
used in Frankenstein

14 uses
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Definition friendly and kindly
  • During all that period she appeared to me the most amiable and benevolent of human creatures.
    Chapter 8 (39% in)
amiable = friendly and kindly
  • He must have been a noble creature in his better days, being even now in wreck so attractive and amiable.
    Introductory Letters (75% in)
  • I, who had ever been surrounded by amiable companions, continually engaged in endeavouring to bestow mutual pleasure—I was now alone.
    Chapter 3 (34% in)
  • Indeed, who would credit that Justine Moritz, who was so amiable, and fond of all the family, could suddenly become so capable of so frightful, so appalling a crime?
    Chapter 7 (79% in)
  • He played a sweet mournful air which I perceived drew tears from the eyes of his amiable companion, of which the old man took no notice, until she sobbed audibly; he then pronounced a few sounds, and the fair creature, leaving her work, knelt at his feet.
    Chapter 11 (82% in)
  • A considerable period elapsed before I discovered one of the causes of the uneasiness of this amiable family: it was poverty, and they suffered that evil in a very distressing degree.
    Chapter 12 (18% in)
  • I could mention innumerable instances which, although slight, marked the dispositions of these amiable cottagers.
    Chapter 12 (54% in)
  • I admired virtue and good feelings and loved the gentle manners and amiable qualities of my cottagers, but I was shut out from intercourse with them, except through means which I obtained by stealth, when I was unseen and unknown, and which rather increased than satisfied the desire I had of becoming one among my fellows.
    Chapter 13 (85% in)
  • These were the reflections of my hours of despondency and solitude; but when I contemplated the virtues of the cottagers, their amiable and benevolent dispositions, I persuaded myself that when they should become acquainted with my admiration of their virtues they would compassionate me and overlook my personal deformity.
    Chapter 15 (41% in)
  • I endeavoured to crush these fears and to fortify myself for the trial which in a few months I resolved to undergo; and sometimes I allowed my thoughts, unchecked by reason, to ramble in the fields of Paradise, and dared to fancy amiable and lovely creatures sympathizing with my feelings and cheering my gloom; their angelic countenances breathed smiles of consolation.
    Chapter 15 (50% in)
  • The more I saw of them, the greater became my desire to claim their protection and kindness; my heart yearned to be known and loved by these amiable creatures; to see their sweet looks directed towards me with affection was the utmost limit of my ambition.
    Chapter 15 (58% in)
  • These amiable people to whom I go have never seen me and know little of me.
    Chapter 15 (78% in)
  • Rely, therefore, on your hopes; and if these friends are good and amiable, do not despair.'
    Chapter 15 (80% in)
  • The memory of that unfortunate king and his companions, the amiable Falkland, the insolent Goring, his queen, and son, gave a peculiar interest to every part of the city which they might be supposed to have inhabited.
    Chapter 19 (29% in)

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