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But the book he liked best was a collection of songs.
Don't you think, dear, that as these girls are used to such things, and the best we can do will be nothing new, that some simpler plan would be pleasanter to them, as a change if nothing more, and much better for us than buying or borrowing what we don't need, and attempting a style not in keeping with our circumstances?
pray do not whip your good horse any more; I am sure he is doing all he can, and the road is very steep; I am sure he is doing his best.
The best plan will be for them not to run," said another, "so that neither the thin man break down under the weight, nor the fat one strip himself of his flesh; let half the wager be spent in wine, and let's take these gentlemen to the tavern where there's the best, and
The Sheriff swore a full great oath, and said: "This man is the best archer that ever yet I saw.
This position will not be disputed so long as it is admitted that the desire of reward is one of the strongest incentives of human conduct; or that the best security for the fidelity of mankind is to make their interests coincide with their duty.
It is accounted the best because of the weakness of the spectators; for the poet is guided in what he writes by the wishes of his audience.
I thought it best,' said he, 'to call: One cannot settle things too soon.
That each man should shoot seven arrows at the target that belonged to his band, and, of the fourscore yeomen of each band, the three that shot the best should be chosen.
Sprague; "because few of the best people in the town cared to associate with Balstrode, and she must have somebody to sit down at her table.
I suspect that the large, mild boy, the son of a neighboring farmer, who mainly shared our games, had but a dim notion of what I meant by my strange people, but I did my best to enlighten him, and he helped me make a dream out of my life, and did his best to dwell in the region of unrealities where I preferably had my being; he was from time to time a Moor when I think he would rather have been a Mingo.
Henry felt in no mood for fencing with De Fulm, who, like the other sycophants that surrounded him, always allowed the King easily to best him in every encounter.