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winsome
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
charming in a childlike or naive way
  • For sleeping man, 'twas hard to choose between such winsome days and such seducing nights.
    Chapters 28-30 -- Ahab; (Enter Ahab; to Him, Stubb); The Pipe (53% in)
  • 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.
    Chapters 130-132 -- The Hat; The Pequod meets the Delight; The Symphony (68% in)

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