Definition of Mildnesses
1. mildness [n] - See also: mildness
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mildnesses
Literary usage of Mildnesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Mark Twain: A Biography : the Personal and Literary Life of Samuel Langhorne by Albert Bigelow Paine (1912)
"... and allowing him a chance to see the rest of them applied to others; all of which is to account for certain mildnesses which distinguished Edward VI. ..."
2. Modern Essays by Christopher Morley (1921)
"It came—one of Bass's minor mildnesses—affectionately labeled "Mr. George Saintsbury. Full to the bung." I detached the card, and I believe I have it to ..."
3. History of the State of New York by John Romeyn Brodhead (1871)
"... and sent the rest back to their cantons, with Smits Jan, the Dutch bastard, after having shown them many Mildnesses. The returning Iroquois carried the ..."
4. The Methodist Review (1899)
"... and marry them, and marry them again, and loose them to the free air is mated doves that nestle and build and bring forth mildnesses and ..."
5. Magnalia Christi Americana: Or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England by Cotton Mather (1855)
"... of his ministry and his conference; and prayer with fasting, as well as other exercises of 'devotion, succeeded in the room of their former Mildnesses. ..."