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“WIDOW, n. A pathetic figure that the Christian world has agreed to take humorously, although Christ's tenderness towards widows was one of the most marked features of his character.”
“Bright and fierce and fickle is the South,/ And dark and true and tender is the North.”
Alfred Lord Tennyson
“It's only with great vulgarity that you can achieve real refinement, only out of bawdy that you can get tenderness.”
“For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation? / The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered.”
“The pallor of girls' brows shall be their pall;/ Their flowers the tenderness of patient minds,/ And each slow dusk a drawing-down of blinds.”
“The tender heart, the broken and contrite spirit, are to me far above all the joys that I could ever hope for in this vale of tears.”
“He despises men with tenderness”
“One s slaves as one s shadow, one s daughter as the highest object of tenderness, hence if one is offended by ,any one of these, one must bear it without resentment.”
“An infinitude of tenderness is the chief gift and inheritance of all truly great men.”
“They want to have a fabulous listener, they want sweet tenderness and no sense that you are in a hurry,”
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