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It was a comfortable room, though the carpet was faded and the furniture very plain, for a good picture or two hung on the walls, books filled the recesses, chrysanthemums and Christmas roses bloomed in the windows, and a pleasant atmosphere of home peace pervaded it.
if you know what that means; there was not a well-bred young horse in my time that had not his tail docked in that shameful way, just as if the good God that made us did not know what we wanted and what looked best.
And those of us who live herein Are most as dead as serrafim Though not as good.
And according to that the gentleman has good reason to say he would rather be a labouring man than a king, if vermin are to eat him.
And he beckoned to him, and asked him: "How now, good fellow, what is your name, and in what country were you born?
An' I'll not say how we like th' ale yet, for we couldna well taste it till we'd drunk your health in it; but the dinner was good, an' if there's anybody hasna enjoyed it, it must be the fault of his own inside.
A good quarter of a league farther on in the wood; her house stands under the three large oak-trees, the nut-trees are just below; you surely must know it,' replied Little Red-Cap.
But he has a power to see the possibilities of good in things that are imperfect, and the patience of the true politician who has learned that if he would make men what they ought to be, he must take them as he finds them.
In a good lord there must first be a good animal, at least to the extent of yielding the incomparable advantage of animal spirits.
But Good still persevered, saying, with an approach to cheerfulness, that it was better than doing nothing.
Now," quoth Robin, "will I go too, for fain would I draw a string for the bright eyes of my lass and a butt of good October brewing.
A man might see good arguments for changing once, and not see them for changing again," said Lydgate, amused with the decisive old lady.
I really must break out somewhere and have a good time.
They were very good to him, but not always particularly wise in their attempts to cheer and amuse; and Rose often found him much downcast after a visit of condolence from the Clan.
I am certain that if you were to ask any Athenian whether virtue was natural or acquired, he would laugh in your face, and say: 'Stranger, you have far too good an opinion of me, if you think that I can answer your question.