Thesaurus / meekness

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Colomban bore with meekness and surprise the weight of the general reprobation.

Penguin IslandAnatole France

She was angered quickly, but she forgave just as readily, and underneath her pride there was the meekness of a child.

With a provoking air of meekness she said, 'I only want to know what you expect of me.'

HeartseaseCharlotte M. Yonge

I find in it the happiest mixture of spiritual authority, the meekness of a Christian, and the good manners of a gentleman.

On my conscience, I believe it has only made him worse; because he knew he never should be censured by such a pattern of meekness.

The Sylph, Volume I and IIGeorgiana Cavendish

It was not long before he became the very picture of meekness.

I took the heroic view of them at once; I had no eye for patience and meekness, and such tame virtues.

The Days of My LifeMrs. Oliphant

At the same time, take care that you do not grow lukewarm and indifferent under the specious pretext of meekness.

His anger changed to meekness, and his words were mild and fawning.

Yet it might not be meekness so much as mere brutal necessity that held them all in thrall—the inexorable logic of conditions.

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