I don't believe any of you suffer as I do," cried Amy, "for you don't have to go to school with impertinent girls, who plague you if you don't know your lessons, and laugh at your dresses, and label your father if he isn't rich, and insult you when your nose isn't nice.
For though we do have to work, we make fun of ourselves, and are a pretty jolly set, as Jo would say.
She likes it, and it won't cost much, so I'll have some left to buy my pencils," added Amy.
I liked the things and the kisses, but it was dreadful to have you sit looking at me while I opened the bundles," said Beth, who was toasting her face and the bread for tea at the same time.
Nothing delighted you more than to have me tie my piece bags on your backs for burdens, give you hats and sticks and rolls of paper, and let you travel through the house from the cellar, which was the City of Destruction, up, up, to the housetop, where you had all the lovely things you could collect to make a Celestial City.
Beth's bundle was such a funny one that everybody wanted to laugh, but nobody did, for it would have hurt her feelings very much.
We ought to have our roll of directions, like Christian.
When he became drowsy she became bold and whispered things that he later thought he must have dreamed.
You are a banker and you will have chances I never had," he said and his eyes shone.
It seemed to him that in such a place tremendous things might have hap- pened during the night.
What have I done that Thou dost not approve of me," he whispered softly, saying the words over and over as he drove rapidly along the road with the boy's cut and bleeding head held ten- derly against his shoulder.