Sentence Examples with the word affectionate

Then the count embraced Mavra Kuzminichna and Vasilich, who were to remain in Moscow, and while they caught at his hand and kissed his shoulder he patted their backs lightly with some vaguely affectionate and comforting words.

Propertius's mother is mentioned more than once, in very affectionate terms in i., ii.

From your affectionate little pupil, HELEN A. KELLER.

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But it was to pastoral work, and not to academic duty, that he thenceforth devoted himself, associating with it, and scarcely placing on a lower level, the affectionate discharge of his duties as a son and brother.

Rostov went on ahead to do what was asked, and to his great surprise learned that Dolokhov the brawler, Dolokhov the bully, lived in Moscow with an old mother and a hunchback sister, and was the most affectionate of sons and brothers.

An affectionate son, and ever ready to give of his hard-earned income to more than one ne'er-do-well brother, he maintained that natural relationship had no claim on man, nor was gratitude to parents or benefactors any part of justice or virtue.

Again I touch upon the circle of honoured names I must not mention; but I would fain acknowledge his generosity and affectionate interest which make it possible for me to go to college.

It was also a very common practice to destroy the foetus, but parents were affectionate towards their children.

No. We're not living together now, so we can be more... affectionate toward each other.

He was an affectionate father, and loved to pass his time in the company of his children, to whose education he paid the closest attention.