Yes," she said, "she often thought so;" and added, "it is my garden, monsieur, which makes me retain this house, otherwise I should probably have removed to larger and more commodious premises long since; but you see I could not take my garden with me, and I should scarcely find one so large and pleasant anywhere else in town.
It looked pleasant, to me--very pleasant, so long a time had elapsed since I had seen a garden of any sort.
That alone wouldn't make the subject pleasant, I should think.
Miss Pross was a pleasant sight, albeit wild, and red, and grim, taking off her darling's bonnet when she came up-stairs, and touching it up with the ends of her handkerchief, and blowing the dust off it, and folding her mantle ready for laying by, and smoothing her rich hair with as much pride as she could possibly have taken in her own hair if she had been the vainest and handsomest of women.
I may have to make other visits here, and it's pleasant
to come and go without disturbing you.
By the way, her family have taken a cottage at Cape Pleasant for the summer.
It is not to be wondered at, therefore, that Archibald's remark about his fiancee coming to live at Cape Pleasant should give him food for thought.
The old horse-chestnuts budded round her windows, green things sprung up like magic in the garden under her hands, hardy flowers bloomed as fast as they could, the birds sang blithely overhead, and every day a chorus of pleasant voices cried, "Good morning, cousin, isn't it jolly weather?
Just then a pleasant sound of happy voices came up from the garden, and smiles broke out on all serious faces.
We had both the same sort of courage at our work, and John had oftener to hold us in than to urge us forward; he never had to use the whip with either of us; then our paces were much the same, and I found it very easy to keep step with her when trotting, which made it pleasant
, and master always liked it when we kept step well, and so did John.
Instead of going to her pupils by way of the park and the pleasant
streets adjoining, she took a roundabout route through back streets, and thus escaped Mr.
It is an extremely proud and pleasant
thing, sir, to be an antediluvian,' said the old lady.
Dear Queen," she sadly said, "I would gladly bring as pleasant
tidings as my sister, but, alas
And these same creatures hate, starve, toss sleepless on their pillows, see nothing pleasant
, hear nothing pleasant
, smell nothing pleasant
--cry bitter tears, say hard words, contract painful illnesses; wither, sink, age, die
And don't you begin to find it pleasant
now,' said Mrs Boffin, once more radiant in her comely way from head to foot, and once more smoothing her dress with immense enjoyment,