His manners were very winning and courtly, and in the circle of his immediate relatives he is said to have always been lovable and beloved.
But Tiberius was only his step-son, and, with all his great qualities, was never a very lovable man.
Grant showed many admirable and lovable traits.
In private life Alexander displayed many lovable qualities.
It would have been hard to find a lovelier or more lovable child than Elsie, as she stood with a cloud of golden hair floating over her shoulders, smiling brightly, showing no signs of shyness or fatigue, though she had been playing to an immense audience.
Canon Ainger's gentle wit and humour, his generosity and lovable disposition, endeared him to a wide circle.
There is such a many-sided richness, such a tenderness, such a poetry, such an originality, such a distinction revealed by the innumerable anecdotes in the memoirs of his disciples, that his personality is brought home to us as one of the most lovable and one of the strongest of men.
What a real, manly, lovable nature his must be!...
A brilliant scholar, a mediating theologian, and personally of lovable temperament, his influence was great and wisely exercised.
In Toby Shandy he has drawn a character universally lovable and admirable; but Walter Shandy is almost greater as an artistic triumph, considering the difficulty of the achievement.