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The honied accents of that beloved voice fell on my ear like dew to the parched flower.
I therefore resorted to my convenient friend, with whose honied words I could always qualify my self-upbraidings.
DISCIPLINEMARY BRUNTON
"Here's an invitation for all of us to Lady ——'s," said Mrs. Burton to him one day in honied tones.
But of little avail were honied lips and eloquent tongues to the gallant cavaliers at that magic fte.
Had he given him a hundred crowns they would have been nothing to the honied words of the former.
The actions of a friend are a surer test of friendship than all the honied words he may utter.
LECTURES ON LANGUAGEWILLIAM S. BALCH
Drop from his honied muse one sable teare, To mourne her death that gracèd his desert, And to his laies opened her royal eare.
His rich and cultivated voice gave forth such honied waves of song, that Hira was as one enchanted.
THE POISON TREEBANKIM CHANDRA CHATTERJEE
But, as we have seen, honied is found in Milton; and Shakespeare also uses it in Hen.
Mellitum venenum, blanda oratio—A flattering speech is honied poison.

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