Usage examples for kindhearted

  1. Rollo was very much surprised at hearing this declaration; and it was very natural that he should be surprised, for Mrs. Parkman was a young and beautiful lady, and she was very kindhearted and very amiable in her disposition. – Rollo in Holland by Jacob Abbott
  2. She's very kindhearted, and that night she was very polite and good to those army women, as you call them, when you had refused to say a word or do anything for them." – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  3. I cannot, however, I am sorry to say, add that the great doctors in the town were able to do him any good, though they tried very much, and some of them were so much charmed and interested by his cheerful manner and sweet disposition, that they got quite fond of him, and would often have him come and see them, and play with their children, who were instructed to amuse him in every possible way, and as children are naturally kindhearted, this was generally a pleasant task, and many of them quite looked forward to the visits of the little blind boy. – The Fairy Godmothers and Other Tales by Mrs. Alfred Gatty
  4. There was a certain gentleness in the expression of her countenance which led Rollo to think that she must be a kindhearted and amiable girl. – Rollo in Switzerland by Jacob Abbott
  5. Being myself indulgent and kindhearted, I was only looking at you from an artist's point of view- as is always allowable in my profession. – Jacqueline, v1 by Th. Bentzon (Mme. Blanc)
  6. True, her old master, Loni, whom she had met at Regensburg, permitted her to join his band, but when she perceived that he was far less prosperous than before, and that she could not be useful to him in any way, she left him at Cologne because a kindhearted captain offered to take her to Vlissingen without pay. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  7. " I never would have anything to do with him," said she, " because he is the greatest profligate in all England; and it's a pity," she added, " because he is a kindhearted nobleman." – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  8. But I presume she's sitting out somewhere with that chump of a Wardlaw- he follows her like a shadow and she's too kindhearted to shake him. – Red Pepper Burns by Grace S. Richmond
  9. Kindhearted and amiable like her mother, she had not that excessive desire to oblige which sometimes detracted from Madame Bonaparte's character. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  10. It was noticed by some few of his flock, not without comment, that the great majority of his texts came from the Gospels, and this more and more as he became interested in various benevolent enterprises which brought him into relations with- ministers and kindhearted laymen of other denominations. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  11. A good wife, and a good, brave, kindhearted mother was she, deserving all the praises you bestowed upon her at our parting dinner, for teaching her own and the native children, too, at Kolobeng. – Character by Samuel Smiles
  12. Did I tell you before what a kindhearted boy Edmund was? – The Book of Dragons by Edith Nesbit
  13. There was an undercurrent of wistfulness in Betty's voice which touched the kindhearted brother. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  14. I think I have said before what a kindhearted boy Edmund was. – The Book of Dragons by Edith Nesbit
  15. And at last it was decided among them, that in their district nothing should be absolutely given away, except to old women and widows,- which kindhearted clause was speedily neutralised by women becoming widows while their husbands were still living; and it was decided also, that as long as their money lasted, the soup- kitchen at Berryhill should be kept open, and mill kept going, and the little shop maintained, so that to some extent a check might be maintained on the prices of the hucksters. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  16. At such times there would gleam under her mask of kindhearted and wrinkled old age an expression of cruel glee. – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  17. He found his mother in close conversation with the old, kindhearted lady of the castle, who welcomed him pleasantly. – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg