1 Most of all she learned how to conceal from men a sharp intelligence beneath a face as sweet and bland as a baby's.
2 Seeing the obdurate look on Scarlett's face, Mammy picked up the tray and, with the bland guile of her race, changed her tactics.
3 His brown face was bland and his mouth, red lipped, clear cut as a woman's, frankly sensual, smiled carelessly as he lifted her into the carriage.
4 His bland eyes grew suddenly alert and he caught her gaze and held it until a little blush crept up into her cheeks.
5 When he came back from New Orleans, cool and bland, she swallowed her anger as best she could, pushing it into the back of her mind to be thought of at some later date.
6 Under her gaze it was suddenly smooth and bland as though wiped clear by magic.
7 However, he had been his usual bland self at those times, and never by look or word showed that such a scene had taken place between them.
8 Yes, I'm sure she's very bland.
9 There he sat, his very indifference speaking a nature in which there lurked no civilized hypocrisies and bland deceits.
10 There was hardly a minute between giggles and bland slumber.
11 The agent was as bland as ever.
12 He was a slightly ragged man, who spat skillfully between his shoes and possessed a great fund of bland and infantile assurance.
13 "Yes, 'tis rather a rum course," said Venn, in the bland tone of one comfortably resigned to sins he could no longer overcome.'
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 6: 2 Thomasin Walks in a Green Place by the Roman Road
14 The man who entered was a sturdy, middle-sized fellow, some thirty years of age, clean-shaven, and sallow-skinned, with a bland, insinuating manner, and a pair of wonderfully sharp and penetrating grey eyes.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
15 He replied with a few bland phrases which the Italian received once more with a laugh, passing his hand nervously and repeatedly over his blue-grey, bushy moustache.