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Half an hour later when Miss Polly, her face expressing stern duty in every line, climbed those stairs and entered Pollyanna's room, she was greeted with a burst of eager enthusiasm.
Nevertheless I think it is my duty to see that you are properly instructed in at least the rudiments of music.
I can't be told to my face that I have failed to do my duty by Blanche.
Suppose it was consistent with your duty," pleaded Sir Patrick, "to be relieved at your post?
Your poetry hasn't a very nice idea in it for a good little girl who ought to love duty.
When Joy and Duty clash, 'T is Joy must go to smash.
If Leslie had asked you if anything could be done for him, THEN it might be your duty to tell her what you really thought.
Pierre says everybody is suffering, tortured, and being corrupted, and that it is our duty to help our neighbor.
No State shall, without the Consent of Congress, lay any Duty of Tonnage, keep Troops, or Ships of War in time of Peace, enter into any Agreement or Compact with another State, or with a foreign Power, or engage in War, unless actually invaded, or in such imminent Danger as will not admit of delay.
The duty of the soldier was plain: the man must be shot dead from ambush - without warning, without a moment's spiritual preparation, with never so much as an unspoken prayer, he must be sent to his account.
repeated the woman, with an incredulous smile; "monsieur, you are not so young as to pay any duty on a pocket-handkerchief
It is of you I am thinking--there lies my first duty.
Of course, if I am obliged to be a clergyman, I shall try and do my duty, though I mayn't like it.
When he comes into a house, they say he's sure to find summut wrong, and begin a-calling 'em as soon as he crosses th' doorstuns: but maybe he thinks it his duty like to tell 'em what's wrong.
The baby is left to an old woman whose duty it is to look after babies collectively.