Dulciness

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dulciness See Dulceness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dulciness Softness; easiness of temper.
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Usage

In literature:

Dulcie Vale is too stupid and Nat Weyman is wrapped up in herself.
"Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore" by Pauline Lester
She looked at Dulcie struggling for breath in her mother's arms, and fighting the air with her helpless little hands.
"A Pair of Clogs" by Amy Walton
Dulcie and Doosie in white lawn did their pains-taking mother credit in every respect.
"Flamsted quarries" by Mary E. Waller
O clemens; O pia; O dulcis Virgo Maria.
"The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book" by Various
It is so hard, Dulcie!
"Earl Hubert's Daughter" by Emily Sarah Holt
And that young person with, the modest air is Miss Dulcie.
"Nobody's Boy" by Hector Malot
I was Miss Dulcie June, awfully well known.
"Explorers of the Dawn" by Mazo de la Roche
As for boys, it must have been a very bad school indeed which Dulcie Grimstone could not have robbed of much of its terrors.
"Vice Versa" by F. Anstey
It is followed by the chorale "Jesu, dulcis Memoria," sung by the chapel choir.
"The Standard Cantatas" by George P. Upton
Do you feel like paying me a visit, Dulcie, before you go to bed?
"The Moonlit Way" by Robert W. Chambers
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In poetry:

Si privind în luna plina
La vapaia de pe lacuri,
Anii tai se par ca clipe,
Clipe dulci se par ca veacuri".
"O Remain, Dear One" by Mihai Eminescu
O, vino iar! Cuvinte dulci inspira-mi,
Privirea ta asupra mea se plece,
Sub raza ei mã lasa a petrece
Si cânturi noua smulge tu din lira-mi.
"Sonnet 3" by Mihai Eminescu
Cand insusi glasul gandurilor tace,
Ma 'ngana cantul unei dulci evlavii,
Atunci te chem; chemarea-mi asculta-vei?
Din neguri reci plutind te vei desface?
"Sonnet 4" by Mihai Eminescu
O, cine ştie - suflete,-n ce piept îţi vei cânta
şi tu odată peste veacuri
pe coarde dulci de linişte,
pe harfă de-ntuneric - dorul sugrumat
şi frânta bucurie de viaţă? Cine ştie?
Cine ştie?
"Liniste" by Lucian Blaga

In news:

Dulcie Leimbach writes the "For Children" column in the Weekend section of The New York Times Published: March 03, 1991.
He was born on March 3, 1961, in Inglewood, Calif, son of Arlen R and Dulcie (Lantto) Whitehead Sr.
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