bright side

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a consoling aspect of a difficult situation

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I could not possibly bring her to regard the matter on its bright side as I did: and indeed I was so fearful of being charged with childish frivolity, or stupid insensibility, that I carefully kept most of my bright ideas and cheering notions to myself; well knowing they could not be appreciated.
The event must come some time, and so I look to the bright side of it: that's the right plan - isn't it, Mrs.
Well," said Polly, slowly, "I just try to look on the bright side of things; that helps one amazingly.
If I were not determined, from this day forth, to see nothing but the bright side of our prospects, the melancholy absence of any male relative of Laura's, at the most important moment of her life, would make me very gloomy and very distrustful of the future.
I learned to look more upon the bright side of my condition, and less upon the dark side, and to consider what I enjoyed rather than what I wanted; and this gave me sometimes such secret comforts, that I cannot express them; and which I take notice of here, to put those discontented people in mind of it, who cannot enjoy comfortably what God has given them, because they see and covet something that He has not given them.
Why, so it is," he answered much more cheerfully; "and it is wisdom in you to keep me to the bright side of the picture.
Looking on the bright side, at least the USC's women's basketball team is used to making things work while top players are out with injuries.
On the bright side, she reports that a few children of depressed mothers aggressively demanded material attention throughout childhood and entered adolescence in good emotional shape.
However, on the bright side, most of you think the hardship may actually help us rediscover the true meaning of Christmas.
You have to look on the bright side of not being included in the 23.
The Robbie Williams song Angels is No1 in Britain, followed by Frank Sinatra's My Way and Monty Python's Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life.
On the bright side, of those companies that used a Data Recovery vendor, 87% indicated that they were happy with the service they received.
Kunkel said the board wants books that ``build character by looking at the bright side and are anti-witchcraft and anti-criminality.
Wall Street overlooked the day's bright side, as more optimistic economic numbers and a positive pre-announcement from DuPont failed to entice buyers," stated Peter Antipatis in TheSUBWAY.
Damien Owens sent The Bright Side to publishers under the name of Lara Lynch after being told women would be put off by a male writer.