'Now, my dear
Sir,' said the little man, 'pray, allow me--my dear
Sir, the very first principle to be observed in these cases, is this: if you place the matter in the hands of a professional man, you must in no way interfere in the progress of the business; you must repose implicit confidence in him.
'Louisa, my dear
, you are the subject of a proposal of marriage that has been made to me.'
I was just going to invite you to come here, to supper, my dear
Ribby, to eat something MOST DELICIOUS."
'No, I don't think it's the breed, my dear
,' returned Pa.
"Three or five, 'tis all the same to me, my dear
monsieur; and I know that you will make them most exquisitely."
"Oh, well, it may be a superstition or it may not, doctor, dear
. All that I know is, it has happened.
madam,' he said, pressing her hand delicately to his lips;
Woodhouse declined cards entirely for the sake of comfortable talk with his dear
Isabella, and the little party made two natural divisions; on one side he and his daughter; on the other the two Mr.
"I have not referred to this out of curiosity, my dear
sir, but for greater reasons."
Grewgious, left by the fire with Rosa, said again: 'My dear
, how do you do?
'Quite so, my dear
,' assented Fanny, as she dried her eyes.
"So we got a hackney-cab, and put a chair in it, and just round the corner they lifted me out of the cab and into the chair, and carried me here that I might see my dear
friend in his own establishment!