compelling charm

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  • He perceived that her compelling charm was still able to move him as it did other men. Cited from The Hidden Places, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • But she had that compelling charm which one simply cannot express in words. Cited from Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man, Marie Conway Oemler
  • On Mary the sleep-compelling charm of the open air did not work with its expected magic. Cited from Crome Yellow, by Aldous Huxley
  • They were dark topazes, and from them gazed the spirit of the man with a compelling charm. Cited from The Second Latchkey, by Williamson
  • Yes, she had it still, the gift, the compelling charm. Cited from A Fountain Sealed, by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • That was the most compelling charm of all. Cited from Austin and His Friends, by Frederic H. Balfour
  • His youth, his modesty, and his compelling charm of manner made friends for him wherever his wanderings took him, from Paris to Constantinople. Cited from Love Affairs of the Courts of Europe, by Thornton Hall
  • In the dim light she was beautiful, with a wild, mystic loveliness, a compelling charm that would not be denied. Cited from The Story Girl, by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Staring before her she struggled to adjust the familiar sense of her shortcomings with this revelation of herself as a creature of compelling charm. Cited from Treasure and Trouble Therewith,by Geraldine Bonner
  • At the same time the young composer was well versed in old and ancient music; he knew all the old scales, eight in number, and used them in his compositions with compelling charm. Cited from The World's Great Men of Music, by Harriette Brower
  • In another moment she would have made full confession, when suddenly the harsh cry of a frightened bird near at hand broke up the sleepy harmonies and scattered the compelling charm. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XVII, No. 100, April, 1876, by Various
  • "I reckon you'll be equal to that!" said-Carrington, convinced of Betty's all-compelling charm. Cited from The Prodigal Judge, by Vaughan Kester
  • Yet, on arriving next afternoon at the upper plateau of Nepenthe he could not help being struck by the strange and almost compelling charm of the "Old Town." Cited from South Wind, by Norman Douglas
  • Against the historical background of the days when the children of Israel were delivered from the bondage of Egypt, the author has sketched a romance of compelling charm. Cited from The Eternal City, by Hall Caine
  • Cyrus' tone of voice and manner must have some compelling charm in them: the dialectic debate is not pursued, but by a word and look the archic man wins his way. Cited from Cyropaedia, by Xenophon [Tr.: H. G. Dakyns] #14
  • He unfolds Himself to the soul of His friend in such love-compelling charm as that the believer is constrained to ever-growing reverence, gratitude, and devotion. Cited from Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known Characters, by Milligan, et al.
  • And, strange to say, it was not because of these splendid works that we were drawn to them; it was the quality of their natures, the deep, compelling charm of their minds, which filled us with joy in their companionship. Cited from Under the Trees and Elsewhere, by Hamilton Wright Mabie
  • But that she could sing, dance, act; that she possessed compelling charm; that she "got across" not only to the tired business man, the wine agent, the college boy, but also to the children and the old ladies, was to her never apparent. Cited from The Lost Road, etc, by Richard Harding Davis
  • As she stood now on the sidewalk laughing and chatting with a group of friends, who had paused in passing to greet her, her beautiful figure lost none of the compelling charm that made her, on horseback, so good to look at. Cited from Winning of Barbara Worth, by Harold B Wrigh
  • She kept telling herself how lucky it was that the money had not come too late, and wondering at the same time whether she would ever again meet a man who had such a compelling charm for her as Frank Rignold, and whose mellow voice could move her to the depths. Cited from Love, The Fiddler, by Lloyd Osbourne
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