Occasionally, at least, sweeps can have their gentler moments.
It was a very gentle, very tender moment, a young couple having a moment of solitude and remembering.
He reached out and took her cheek between his fingers, just for a moment, very gentle, then stood up.
For a moment I thought that he was kissing her hand, a strangely gentle moment for a pair of savages like them.
Two days previous to this gentle moment, the lady had summoned me in private, as she always did before a march-out.
The jokes are surprisingly fresh and devastating, and the gentler moments of affection as touching.
And she appeared to warm to this, and to come alive as it were, her face at moments most gentle and sweet.
Nicholas, so gentle one moment, so dangerous the next.
The signing was obviously done later, during a gentler moment.
I felt myself enveloped by a curiously gentle moment in my life.