Then, having paid for what Mrs Honour had eaten, in which bill was included an account for what she herself might have eaten, she mounted her horse, and, once more assuring her companion that she was perfectly easy
, continued her journey.
The utmost concession to Dunstan about the horse began to seem easy
, compared with the fulfilment of his own threat.
Will she say plainly what this perfectly easy
thing is, the doing of which will meet with such a magnificent reward?
But mark you here, I'm an easy
man--I'm quite the gentleman, says you; but this time it's serious.
"Then," said I, "the working is easy
. We must go back again, and go out at the southern opening.
"I'll say a thank-you to him for that when I see him," said Anne, pulling easy
chairs before the fire.
Father's best books found their way there, Mother's easy
chair, Jo's desk, Amy's finest sketches, and every day Meg brought her babies on a loving pilgrimage, to make sunshine for Aunty Beth.
, and careless, he presided over his whale-boat as if the most deadly encounter were but a dinner, and his crew all invited guests.
"It must be very agreeable for her to be settled within so easy
a distance of her own family and friends."
But over her own daughters she had felt how far from simple and easy
is the business, apparently so commonplace, of marrying off one's daughters.
What with a cooling drink adapted to the weather, but not so weak as cool; and what with a rarer tobacco than was to be bought in those parts; Tom was soon in a highly free and easy
state at his end of the sofa, and more than ever disposed to admire his new friend at the other end.
The peculiarities of his father and mother were very irksome to him, now they were laid bare of all the softening accompaniments of an easy
, prosperous home; for Tom had very clear, prosaic eyes, not apt to be dimmed by mists of feeling or imagination.