Said Peter 'I am well aware Mine is a state of happiness: And yet how gladly could I spare Some of the comforts I possess
You seem to have long years to spare When there's a promise to fulfil: And yet how punctual you were In calling with that little bill
You'll marry somebody splendid and handsome and rich -- and no spare
room in Avonlea will be half gorgeous enough for you -- and you'll turn up your nose at all the friends of your youth.
It will be very good of you indeed if you can spare
me those few minutes.
After them came twenty-seven sumpter horses carrying tent-poles, cloth, spare arms, spurs, wedges, cooking kettles, horse-shoes, bags of nails and the hundred other things which experience had shown to be needful in a harried and hostile country.
You may spare me this out of the weary miles that you will journey along.
Between my janitor-work, my studies, and innocent amusements such as chess, I hadn't a moment to spare
And then we couldn't sleep in the spare
room after being promised.
It was the spare
yard I had got hold of, and I was amazed to see how far I had travelled from the brig.
We had several spare
yards, and two or three large spars of wood, and a spare
topmast or two in the ship; I resolved to fall to work with these, and I flung as many of them overboard as I could manage for their weight, tying every one with a rope, that they might not drive away.
Our friend Bob Jakin had, with Mumps's tacit consent, taken not only a wife about eight months ago, but also one of those queer old houses, pierced with surprising passages, by the water-side, where, as he observed, his wife and mother could keep themselves out of mischief by letting out two "pleasure-boats," in which he had invested some of his savings, and by taking in a lodger for the parlor and spare
I gather the larkspur Over the hillside, Blown mid the chaos Of boulder and bellbine; Hating the tyrant Who made me an outcast, Who of his leisure Now spares
me no moment: Drinking the mountain spring, Shading at noon-day Under the cypress My limbs from the sun glare.