Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
That indolent but agreeable condition of doing nothing.pliny the younger
'My idea of an agreeable person,'said Hugo Bohun,'is a person who agrees with me.'
Great works of art can be produced in barbarous societies in fact the very narrowness of primitive society gives their ornamental art a peculiar concentration and vitality. At some time in the ninth century one could have looked down the Seine and seen the prow of a Viking ship coming up the river. Looked at today in the British Museum, it is a powerful work of art; but to the mother of a family trying to settle down in her little hut, it would have seemed less agreeable as menacing to her civilisation as the periscope of a nuclear submarine.kenneth clark
That indolent but agreeable condition of doing nothing.
An agreeable harmony for the honour of God and the permissible delights of the soul.johann sebastian bach
The town of GUILDFORD, which (taken with its environs) I, who have seen so many, many towns, think the prettiest, and, taken all together, the most agreeable and most happy-looking, that I ever saw in my life.william cobbett
Somemusic that Idon'ttaketoinmodernorchestral stuff just seems to be trying to do something with an orchestrathat Jimi Hendrixcould dosomuch better with an electric guitar and a fuzzbox.Why create a hideous sound with violas when they were made to sound melodious and agreeable?
But what is woman?only one of Nature's agreeable blunders.Hannah Cowley
Though one eye may be very agreeable, yet as the prejudice has always run in favour of two, I would not wish to affect a singularity in that article.Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Feware qualified to shine in company; but it is in most men's power to be agreeable.jonathan swift
The moment when a man's head drops off is seldom or never, I am inclined to think, precisely the most agreeable of his life. Nevertheless, like the greater part of our misfortunes, even so serious a contingency brings its remedy and consolation with it, if the sufferer will but make the best, rather than the worst, of the accident which has befallen him.Nathaniel Hawthorne
I found criminal clients easy and matrimonial clients hard. Matrimonial clients hate each other so much and use their children to hurt each other in beastly ways. Murderers have usually killed the one person in the world that was bugging them and they're usually quite peaceful and agreeable.john mortimer
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.winston churchill
The pleasures of love are for those who are hopelessly addicted to another living creature. The reasons for such addiction are so many that I suspect they are never the same in any two cases. It includes passion but does not survive by passion; it has its whiffs of the agreeable vertigo of young love, but it is stable more often than dizzy; it is a growing, changing thing, and it is tactful enough to give the addicted parties occasional rests from strong and exhausting feeling of any kind.Robertson Davies
I do not myself find it agreeable to be 90, and I cannot imagine why it should seem so to other people. It is not that you have any fears about your own death, it is that your upholstery is already dead around you.rebecca west
The taste of beauty, and the relish of what is decent, just and amiable, perfects the character of the gentleman and the philosopher. And the study of such a taste or relish will, as we suppose, be ever the great employment and concern of him who covets as well to be wise and good, as agreeable and polite.
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
This goin' ware glory waits ye haint one agreeable feetur.james russell lowell
Choose always the way that seems the best, however rough it may be. Custom will render it easy and agreeable.
II est fort equitable et de publique convenience que gens ferront aide en recovery de lour duties (It is very agreeable to Equity, and of public convenience, that people should be aided in recovering their duties).
Such construction is always to be made of a deed that all the words (if possible) agreeable to reason and conformable to law, may take effect according to the intent of the parties without rejecting of any, or by any construction to make them void.
It is certainly not agreeable to natural justice that a stranger should reap the beneficial pecuniary produce of another man's work.
Choose always the way that seems the best, however rough it may be; custom will soon render it easy and agreeable.
Advice is more agreeable in the mouth than in the ear.
If a man any ways doubt whether what he is going to do to another man be agreeable to the law of nature, then let him suppose himself to be in that other man's room.