man in the cloth boots, who had been unsuccessfully attempting to make a joke during the whole time the round game lasted, saw his opportunity, and availed himself of it.
"As for you, Amy," continued Meg, "you are altogether to particular and prim
. Your airs are funny now, but you'll grow up an affected little goose, if you don't take care.
It was rather a failure, however, and after a tour of the picture shops she went to give Maud a lesson, feeling that it was very hard to quench her longings, and subside into a prim
little music teacher.
She was still wearing her walking-dress, prim
and straight in its folds about her tall, graceful figure, and her hair, save for the slight waviness about the forehead, was plainly dressed.
They were joined in a few minutes by a prim
, dignified little lady, ridiculously like Mr.
At some hour of the day with which I was not acquainted (for my watch had stopped for want of winding up), I was set down in a clean little street of a prim
little town (the name of which I never thought of asking), and was told that the coach never went any further.
little Ariadne was sent home, and the exhausted aunties left Rose to her own devices for a day or two.
She deliberately picked up Anne's clothes, placed them neatly on a prim
yellow chair, and then, taking up the candle, went over to the bed.