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  • Winsome but Wicked.†   (source)
  • They were certainly more winsome now than they could ever have been before; I'd made them younger, too, while I was about it.†   (source)
  • "Now I'll be able to bring home the bacon," he concluded in what he hoped was a winsome but responsible tone.†   (source)
  • Jesus, he could be winsome--the world's charm-boy.†   (source)
  • He had a peculiar charm, a sort of winsomeness that's pleasant to remember even now when I picture it, though, of course, I think of him still as a schoolboy in cricket flannels.†   (source)
  • Eyes as blue as Southern skies looked roguishly up to laughing gray ones, the winsome dimples deepened, and the sweetest little tail in dear old Dixie slid gently over on the polished board.†   (source)
  • The features were of great beauty, almost girlish in modeling, and Conway found in their winsomeness a curiously personal appeal, even across the barriers of time, death, and artifice.†   (source)
  • She had a winsome face when her hair was loose.†   (source)
  • Winsome young womanhood wins with a smile Boozers, spitters, and gamblers from things that are vile.†   (source)
  • He looked again at the eyebrows, at the small, winsome nose a bit on one side.†   (source)
  • For sleeping man, 'twas hard to choose between such winsome days and such seducing nights.†   (source)
  • Of a truth the phrase hath a fair and winsome grace, and is prettily worded withal.†   (source)
  • 610 There was laughter of heroes, and high the din rang And winsome the words were.†   (source)
  • 'twas a very winsome sight; and her hair was brushed splendid.†   (source)
  • To-day, in mysterious malaise, he raged or rejoiced with equal nervous swiftness, and to-day the light of spring was so winsome that he lifted his head and saw.†   (source)
  • She went into the house, a frail small woman, still winsome but hopeless of eye as she staggered with the weight of the drowsy boy in her arms.†   (source)
  • Tears came to his eyes as he remembered her childlike look, and winsome fanciful ways, and shy tremulous grace.†   (source)
  • You know," and he smiled winsomely and coaxingly into her eyes, "I've been just nearly crazy over you ever since you came in here and Sunday made it worse.†   (source)
  • The manager looked at his lovely prize, so beautiful, so winsome, so difficult to be won, and made strange resolutions.†   (source)
  • Because the reporter was rapidly becoming a man something of his man's appeal, combined with the winsomeness of the boy, stirred the heart of the lonely woman.†   (source)
  • …the dining room with both hands in the pockets of her sweater, trying to carry on a conversation with another patient, an acquaintance from the lounging arcade presumably, struggling in a most charming way, as Hans Castorp could hear, to speak German; and he suddenly discovered a pride in his own mother tongue that he had never known before—and, simultaneously, an urge to sacrifice that pride to the enchantment that filled him at the sound of her winsomely bungled, broken stammering.†   (source)
  • She was winsome, no doubt of it.†   (source)
  • And now she looked him coaxingly and winsomely and calculatingly straight in the eye, as though he were the one person among all these present whom she really did like.†   (source)
  • And because of the interest which Sondra was so obviously manifesting in him these days—an interest which Bertine herself had begun to feel might end in marriage, if no family complications arose to interfere—she, Bertine, was all smiles, the very soul of cordiality, winsomely insisting that he should come up and stay for the summer and she would chaperon them both so that no one would have a chance to complain.†   (source)
  • 'Nelly, will you keep a secret for me?' she pursued, kneeling down by me, and lifting her winsome eyes to my face with that sort of look which turns off bad temper, even when one has all the right in the world to indulge it.†   (source)
  • He could not help feeling that it would be a pitiful waste of sweet material if the tender-natured thing should be doomed from this early stage of her life onwards to dribble away her winsome qualities on lonely gorse and fern.†   (source)
  • To the fancy there is nothing so winsome as a white sail seaward blown, unless it be a white sail homeward bound, its voyage happily done.†   (source)
  • That glad, happy air, that winsome sky, did at last stroke and caress him; the step-mother world, so long cruel—forbidding—now threw affectionate arms round his stubborn neck, and did seem to joyously sob over him, as if over one, that however wilful and erring, she could yet find it in her heart to save and to bless.†   (source)
  • To the sand thereon bound he the wide-fathom'd ship With anchor-bands fast, lest from them the waves' might The wood that was winsome should drive thence awayward.†   (source)
  • The manner was frank, cordial, winsome.†   (source)
  • "Thy pardon, Drusus—and pardon of all—for speaking in riddles thus," Messala said, in his winsome way.†   (source)
  • The idea, old as the oldest of peoples, that beauty is the reward of the hero had never such realism as she contrived for his pleasure; insomuch that he could not doubt he was her hero; she avouched it in a thousand artful ways as natural with her as her beauty—winsome ways reserved, it would seem, by the passionate genius of old Egypt for its daughters.†   (source)
  • Once again that sad winsome look came into the BFG's eyes.†   (source)
  • I sat forward in the visitor's chair, trying to look winsomely appealing.†   (source)
  • Winsomely she on Bloohimwhom smiled.†   (source)
  • Gerty MacDowell who was seated near her companions, lost in thought, gazing far away into the distance was, in very truth, as fair a specimen of winsome Irish girlhood as one could wish to see.†   (source)
  • Thou didst kindle the strife, this feud of kinsman with kin, By the eyes of a winsome wife, and the yearning her heart to win.†   (source)
  • Interest retired, and Poetry came forward, and when she had gone through her figures like the others, fixing her eyes on the damsel of the castle, she said: With many a fanciful conceit, Fair Lady, winsome Poesy Her soul, an offering at thy feet, Presents in sonnets unto thee.†   (source)
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