As for you, Amy," continued Meg, "you are altogether to particular and prim
Oh, no, sir, I don't mean to say what's ill-natured at all," said Nancy, looking distractingly prim
Livid as he was, he spoke with a sort of prim
decision, so that the mob fell silent in the middle of his third sentence.
You're quite as stiff And prim
as if You'd eaten up a poker
Was Italy deflecting her from the path of prim
chaperon, which he had assigned to her at Tunbridge Wells?
The facade, indeed, was wholly grim, with a castellated tower at one end, and a number of narrow, sunken windows looking askance on the wreck and ruin of a once prim
, old-fashioned, high-walled garden.
The Germans were gross and life there was common; how could the soul come to her own in that prim
It was my first visit to the scene of the crime--a high, dingy, narrow-chested house, prim
, formal, and solid, like the century which gave it birth.
She leaned against her mother and burst into such a loud, ringing fit of laughter that even the prim
visitor could not help joining in.
Then all those who had gone upstairs came down; cripples came, planting both feet on the same step lest they should slip; prim
little girls came, holding the nurse's finger; fat old men came still buttoning waistcoats.
So now when I enter the bedroom with the tray, on my arm is that badge of pride, the towel; and I approach with prim
steps to inform Madam that breakfast is ready, and she puts on the society manner and addresses me as 'Sir,' and asks with cruel sarcasm for what purpose (except to boast) I carry the towel, and I say 'Is there anything more I can do for Madam?
As they were poor, owing to the amount of milk the children drank, this nurse was a prim
Newfoundland dog, called Nana, who had belonged to no one in particular until the Darlings engaged her.