"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.
She's going to spend the summer at Cape Pleasant, Archie tells me.'
By the way, her family have taken a cottage at Cape Pleasant for the summer.
'I say,' resumed the secretary, in a slow, impressive way; 'we can't tell what may come to pass; and if we should be obliged, against our wills, to have recourse to violence, my lord (who has suffered terribly to-day, as far as words can go) consigns to you two--bearing in mind my recommendation of you both, as good staunch men, beyond all doubt and suspicion--the pleasant
task of punishing this Haredale.
In 1485, when Morte d'Arthur was first printed, people indeed found it a book "pleasant
to read in," and we find it so still.
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.
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,
" Why must I lie here, while my kindred are out in the pleasant
fields, enjoying the sunlight and the fresh air, and cruel hands have doomed me to this dark place and bitter pain when I have done no wrong?
Even in the winter time, these groups of well-grown trees, clustering among the busy streets and houses of a thriving city, have a very quaint appearance: seeming to bring about a kind of compromise between town and country; as if each had met the other half-way, and shaken hands upon it; which is at once novel and pleasant
Everybody shows you their good side, I think, and that is why you find the world such a pleasant
was their day, as pleasant
as the day of the cattle in the field.
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.
They called her the "Monthly Rose," because she had spent a month with each of the aunts, and left such pleasant
memories of bloom and fragrance behind her, that all wanted the family flower back again.