For though thou night and day take of them heed, And strew their cage fair and soft as silk, And give them sugar, honey, bread, and milk, Yet, *right anon as that his door is up, immediately on his He with his feet will spurne down his cup, door being opened*And to the wood he will, and wormes eat; So newefangle be they of their meat,And love novelties, of proper kind;No gentleness of bloode may them bind.
Are you as soft as your brother?
Saying which, Rebecca went down on HER knees in a most tragical way, and, taking Sir Pitt's horny black hand between her own two (which were very pretty and white, and as soft as satin), looked up in his face with an expression of exquisite pathos and confidence, when--when the door opened, and Miss Crawley sailed in.
It was a daguerreotype, clear and soft as an engraving, representing Eva and her father sitting hand in hand.
He moved his head gently, smiled, and said,“Jesus can make a dying-bedFeel soft as down pillows are.”
Let’s pretend the glass has got all soft like gauze, so that we can get through.
she cried as she bounded across,* * * * * * ** * * * * ** * * * * * *and threw herself down to rest on a lawn as soft as moss, with little flower-beds dotted about it here and there. ‘
Hiding in the lumber-room next to the young prima donna's dressing-room, I listened to wonderful musical displays that evidently flung Christine into marvelous ecstasy; but, all the same, I would never have thought that Erik's voice--which was loud as thunder or soft as angels' voices, at will--could have made her forget his ugliness.
Her face is pleasing as the full moon; her body, well clothed with flesh, is soft as the Shiras or mustard flower, her skin is fine, tender and fair as the yellow lotus, never dark coloured.
Then Tros, Alastor's son--he came and clasped his knees to pray him to spare him, and let him live, and slay him not, having compassion on his like age, fond fool, and knew not that he might not gain his prayers; for nowise soft of heart or tender was that man, but of fierce mood--with his hands he touched Achilles' knees, eager to entreat him, but he smote him in the liver with his sword, and his liver fell from him, and black blood therefrom filled his bosom, and he swooned, and darkness covered his eyes.
But he never meddled at all; just slid the lid along as soft as mush, and screwed it down tight and fast.
Dark as were his thoughts his blue eyes were as soft as the periwinkle.
I doubt whether any rock, even as soft as chalk, would yield at this rate excepting on the most exposed coasts; though no doubt the degradation of a lofty cliff would be more rapid from the breakage of the fallen fragments.
Then sometimes the turf is as soft and fine as velvet; and sometimes quite lush with the perpetual moisture of a little, hidden, tinkling brook near at hand.
You are as cool and soft as snow."
It's as soft and white as a woman's, and looks as if it never did anything but wear Jouvin's best gloves and pick flowers for ladies.
Not knowing what better to do, he came into the plan, and learnt tailoring from the beginning; and when he left his master, he gave him a needle, and said, ‘You can sew anything with this, be it as soft as an egg or as hard as steel; and the joint will be so fine that no seam will be seen.’
The branch snapped under us and we fell upon the moss that was soft as a cushion.
My guru's voice had a new note, soft like distant music.
Be as soft as a mouse, or the Cat’ll hear us.’
Mr. Linton was not far behind; he opened the gate himself and sauntered slowly up, probably enjoying the lovely afternoon that breathed as soft as summer.
Yea a rose, Vast as the heavens, soft as a kiss, ---- as the presence of woman is.