sweet-faced


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Adj.1.sweet-faced - having a pleasing face or one showing a sweet disposition; "a sweet-faced child"
faced - having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination; "a neatly faced terrace"
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Many dear old ladies who daily look at tiny shoes lying in lavender-scented drawers, and weep as they think of the tiny feet whose toddling march is done, and sweet-faced young ones who place each night beneath their pillow some lock that once curled on a boyish head that the salt waves have kissed to death, will call me a nasty cynical brute and say I'm talking nonsense; but I believe, nevertheless, that if they will ask themselves truthfully whether they find it unpleasant to dwell thus on their sorrow, they will be compelled to answer "No." Tears are as sweet as laughter to some natures.
A moment later she approached one of the purple ornaments, and while the Queen watched her curiously the hen broke the Nome King's enchantment and a sweet-faced girl, whose golden hair fell in a cloud over her shoulders, stood beside them.
It was a pretty sight to see the one earnest, sweet-faced girl among the flock of tall lads, trying to understand, to help and please them with a patient affection that worked many a small miracle unperceived.
NED WOODMAN Back to school for this sweet-faced nine-year-old, who will be a hero among his classmates for surviving those shocking and savage judges' put-downs.
He recounted how he was recognised on the streets of Auckland by a sweet-faced, grey-haired old lady, who asked: "You're the young man who plays in the centre for England, aren't you?" "Yes, I am ," came the reply.
While most her age would be only too pleased to see these creatures running wild, sweet-faced Aryanna Gourdin guns them down for her trophy-hunting album.
He did not lack live models for his paintings, and some of the sweet-faced women in his historical paintings were based on members of his family.
The two pupils in their sights are 13-year-old Halil - a sweet-faced boy who's apt to fly into a rage at any sign of disrespect in the playground.
One of the pupils in their sights is Halil, 13 - a sweet-faced boy who's apt to fly into a rage at any sign of disrespect in the playground.
We begin as Frankie Castelluccio, a sweet-faced boy of 16 (Young, at 38, somehow pulls this off) is trying to break through as a singer while training at a barbershop.
So: conditions allowed for a sweet-faced kitten named Monkey to be born and then to grow old in a little hermitage where she was much loved.
Hymns, yet the sweet-faced Jamaican Second-generation New Yorker Priest