Usage examples for kindhearted

  1. 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
  2. I think I have said before what a kindhearted boy Edmund was. – The Book of Dragons by Edith Nesbit
  3. 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
  4. 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)
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. " 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. There was an undercurrent of wistfulness in Betty's voice which touched the kindhearted brother. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  13. 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
  14. 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