Usage examples for amicable

  1. It is only when man enters into relation with them that religion comes into existence," but so soon as man believes in the existence of them he believes himself to be in relation with them, and a large part of his efforts is expended in making these relations of an amicable and profitable character. – A Grammar of Freethought by Chapman Cohen
  2. He passed his arm lovingly over that stately neck, which he had already devoted to the block, and the Count having resolved beforehand to place himself, if possible, upon amicable terms with the new Viceroy- the two rode along side by side in friendly conversation, followed by the regiment of infantry and three companies of light horse, which belonged to the Duke's immediate command. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  3. The Emperor is in no very amicable humor towards the traitor, and resolves to pay off some part of his debt on his British correspondent." – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever