His gentleness was unexpected as he examined the wrapped injury.
Once the Earl of Meath came to see me, and he told me that the queen was much beloved by her people, because of her gentleness and wisdom.
Gentleness, equanimity and benevolence were native to him.
In Petersburg, as in Moscow, Pierre found the same atmosphere of gentleness and affection.
His character, with its mixture of greatness and gentleness, was thus read by Carlyle: "A right solid, honest-hearted man, full of knowledge and sense, and, in spite of his positive temper, almost timid."