She was a great favorite with her mates, being good-tempered
and possessing the happy art of pleasing without effort.
John does all he can to please her, and James does all he can, and our master never uses a whip if a horse acts right; so I think she might be good-tempered
As she grew up, a sound English education corrected in a great measure her French defects; and when she left school, I found in her a pleasing and obliging companion: docile, good-tempered
, and well-principled.
At first she was not at all interested, but gradually, as the girl rattled on in her good-tempered
, homely way, Mary began to notice what she was saying.
Yes; but you had better not have anything to say to him, for he is not a very good-tempered
That he was not a good-tempered
man had been her firmest opinion.
And these vagaries are the harder to bear patiently, as becomes a man and an officer, because no sailor is really good-tempered
during the first few days of a voyage.
Tim, the waggoner, who loved his horses, had his grudge against Alick in the matter of corn.
She was nothing more than a mere good-tempered
, civil and obliging young woman; as such we could scarcely dislike here--she was only an Object of Contempt--.
It is to such as you that the good of this world falls: ready dulness, healthy selfishness, good-tempered
conceit-- these are the keys to happiness.
According to my now well-developed theory he had certainly misappropriated his aged cousins' monies under power of attorney, and had probably driven poor Agnes Moultrie out of her wits, but I wished that he was not so gentle, and good-tempered
, and innocent eyed.
The boy was entirely happy to be out chewing pan and seeing new people in the great good-tempered