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Mellowness  n.  Quality or state of being mellow.

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"Mellowness" Quotes from Famous Books

... past through long centuries of security, where age has ripened all, the great old trees, the colours of old oak and weather-beaten tiles and warm brick, has gently undulated straight lines, and softened all sharp angles, where the very sunlight has the mellowness of old wine, to a mind perceptive of this peculiar and intimate charm of England, Dunster makes a special call, set amid the suave curves of its rich country, crowned by its ancient castle, dignified by its old, beautiful ...
— Lynton and Lynmouth - A Pageant of Cliff & Moorland • John Presland

... whistle of peculiar volume, mellowness, and flexibility was heard. The whistler was trilling 'Come lasses and lads' in tones ...
— Bulldog And Butterfly - From "Schwartz" by David Christie Murray • David Christie Murray

... again to his mouth. Deb. Smith, although she had kept nearly even pace with him, was not so sensible to the potency of the liquor, and was watching for the proper degree of mellowness, in order to broach the subject over which she had been ...
— The Story Of Kennett • Bayard Taylor

... of Longfellow's the notable points are not power of invention, or vigorous creation, or profound thought, but a mellowness of observation, instinctively selecting the picturesque and characteristic details, a copious and rich scholarship, and that indefinable grace of the imagination which announces genius. The work, like the "Sketch-Book," was originally issued in parts, and it was hardly ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 74, December, 1863 • Various

... of crimson shut out the cold night, And the parlor is pleasant with odours and light; The soft lamp suspended, its mellowness throws O'er cluster'd geranium, jasmine and rose; The sleeping canary hangs caged midst the blooms, A Sybarite slumberer steeped in perfumes; For Alice still clings to her birds and her flowers, Sweet tokens of ...
— Beechenbrook - A Rhyme of the War • Margaret J. Preston

Words linked to "Mellowness" :   kind-heartedness, tint, amiableness, richness, taste sensation, taste perception, affability, gustatory perception, fullness, kindheartedness, gustatory sensation, tincture, tone, geniality, affableness, property, taste, amiability, bonhomie, shade

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