I didn't mean to, it was dreadful of me, but you were such a dear
to go and do it in spite of Hannah that I couldn't help flying at you.
I congratulate you, my dear
Harriet, with all my heart.
Well, my dear
, I must be gone before I have had half my talk out.
I bring news, my dears
, which will surprise you," she said, addressing her daughters.
Why, bless your heart alive, my dear
, how late you are.
Now, my dear
Copperfield, in reference to this proposal of yours.
I'm a heavy grubber, dear
boy," he said, as a polite kind of apology when he made an end of his meal, "but I always was.
She is such a dear
quiet thing,' Alice went on, half to herself, as she swam lazily about in the pool, `and she sits purring so nicely by the fire, licking her paws and washing her face--and she is such a nice soft thing to nurse--and she's such a capital one for catching mice--oh, I beg your pardon
We will first go and see our own dear
grandmother, and tell her where our step-mother is sending us.
grieved with the grieving girl and did her best to comfort and cheer her.
He told me how dear
I was to him, though he had known me so little, and what his life would be with me to help and cheer him.
wife," replied Menelaus, "I see the likeness just as you do.
But do you really think, dear
Caroline, that legislation would improve matters in any way?
Such as putting the little dears
to sleep in the nursery, which is directly over our heads.
Wishing you many happy returns of the day, my dear