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Uncle Harry took him for walks and consoled him with rough tenderness, never calling him Black Sheep.KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Her smile was strangely distant, strangely precious: she was love and tenderness incarnate; her little hands held both of his.THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
There was a caressing tenderness in her voice as she said it, but whether for himself or for another he could not tell.THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Yet will not the heart be bereaved of its vision; it still sees a smile of tenderness in the universe.SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
For she called him 'Tommy'; she was his mother; love, tenderness, and pity emanated from her like a cloud of perfume.THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The tenderness in her—in 'Lettice'—broke down before his weight of pain, the weight of pain she herself laid upon him.THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He whistled bravely as he crossed the threshold and caressed his wife with his usual tenderness.PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
The memory of her daily tenderness swept over him; and shame sent a blush into his cheeks.THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
She raised her languid eyes to her child, but her palsied tongue could speak no word of tenderness.MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
He took the hand she held out to him, and looked down at her out of his grimy, disfigured face, an odd tenderness stirring him.ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI

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