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Sweet, adv. 1) in a manner agreeable to the senses; as a) to the smell: “smell so s.” H4A I, 3, 54. Rom. II, 2, 44. Oth. IV, 2, 68. b) to the ear: “how silver s. sound lovers' tongues,” Rom. II, 2, 166.
2) softly, gently, blandly, benignly: “as oft 'twixt May and April is to see, when winds breathe s., unruly though they be,” Compl. 103. “look s., speak fair,” Err. III, 2, 11. “how s. the moonlight sleeps upon this bank,” Merch. V, 54. “sleep with it now! yet not so sound and half so deeply s. as he . . . ,” H4B IV, 5, 26. “s. rest his soul,” H6C V, 2, 48. “so s. to rest,” Rom. II, 2, 188. “what early tongue so s. saluteth me?” II, 3, 32.
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