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what pretty hair you've got," prattled Pollyanna; "and there's so much more of it than Mrs.
"Oh, yes; but one is never so pretty after being mended, you know," replied the Princess.
Old Pretty by this time had looked round, puzzled; and seeing two people crouching under her where, by immemorial custom, there should have been only one, lifted her hind left crossly.
She wanted to fetch the pretty cradle to put it into her room before Thumbelina herself came there.
If the salt were not dissolved, and could be brought to market, it would fetch a pretty penny among the fishermen.
Yes, it was very pretty and becoming, I remember, but its day is over."
Well, indeed," said he, holding her off at arm's length, and looking admiringly at her, "you are a pretty little fellow.
I was pretty tired, and the first thing I knowed I was asleep.
And if, when he got out, he met a man and broke his head--the other man's head, I mean--then that proved that his--the first fellow's--girl was a pretty girl.
She had a very pretty way of saying Timothy, so David and I went into another room to leave her alone with the manuscript of this poor little book, and when we returned she had the greatest surprise of the day for me.
Both the young ladies who had just left us were pleasing and pretty; and to own the truth, there was an air of modest refinement about them, that was not so apparent in this new visiter; but the dazzling appearance of the latter, at first, blinded me to her faults, and I saw nothing but her perfection.
It was coming down the road--coming in the shadder of the trees, and you couldn't see it good; not till it was pretty close to us; then it stepped into a bright splotch of moonlight and we sunk right down in our tracks--it was Jake Dunlap's ghost!
"Do you really know how pretty you are, Phil?" asked Anne, in honest admiration.
"But who is this?" she asked, pointing to Toto, who was sitting before her wagging his tail in the most friendly manner and admiring the pretty maid with his bright eyes.
"Well," said my guardian good-humouredly, "it's pretty clear that whoever became security for those chairs and tables will have to pay for them."