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as might be expected

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I was sorry for Ginger, but of course I knew very little then, and I thought most likely she made the worst of it; however, I found that as the weeks went on she grew much more gentle and cheerful, and had lost the watchful, defiant look that she used to turn on any strange person who came near her; and one day James said, "I do believe that mare is getting fond of me, she quite whinnied after me this morning when I had been rubbing her forehead.
But, of course, you--you'd want her, your sister's child," ventured Nancy, vaguely feeling that somehow she must prepare a welcome for this lonely little stranger.
Of course you would be notified what day and train to expect Pollyanna on.
She had answered it the day before, and she had said she would take the child, of course.
The whole thing is, of course, an absolute fabrication, though when he spoke of Nina Alexandrovna he wept
At present his only failing is that he is crazy about that captain's widow, and he cannot go to her without money, and I mean to catch him at her house today--for his own good; but supposing it was not only the widow, but that he had committed a real crime, or at least some very dishonourable action (of which he is, of course, incapable), I repeat that even in that case, if he were treated with what I may call generous tenderness, one could get at the whole truth, for he is very soft-hearted
Of course her little affair with Orlando had never been very serious on her side.
When the serious business of dining was dispatched, and we were trifling with our coffee and liqueurs, my eyes, which of course had seldom left her during the whole meal, once more enfolded her little ivory and black silk body with an embrace as real as though they had been straining passionate arms; and as I thus nursed her in my eyes, I smiled involuntarily at a thought which not unnaturally occurred to me.
There was a chandelier from Tiddlywinks for the look of the thing, but of course she lit the residence herself.
Of course it was trying, but you simply had to follow his lead, and if you could prove to him that you were getting loose for your tree he let you stodge.
Honduras, as you of course know, is a republic of Central America, and it gets its name from something that happened on the fourth voyage of Columbus.
Why, SHE, of course,' said the Dodo, pointing to Alice with one finger; and the whole party at once crowded round her, calling out in a confused way, `Prizes
It's the new setting: of course it shows the stone beautifully, but it looks a little bare to old-fashioned eyes," Mrs.
Captain Chalmers is a good horseman, of course but for a lightweight he has the worst hands I ever knew.
He hasn't the ghost of a chance, but, of course, he won't give it up.