bright side

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Synonyms for bright side

a consoling aspect of a difficult situation

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We all tried to look on the bright side of things, but Mr.
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.
But the prince only looked at the bright side; he did not turn the coat and see the shabby lining.
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." (The idea of my wisdom!) "These are things I never talk about or even think about, excepting in the growlery here.
The rest of the songs chosen to shuffle off this mortal coil are: Time to Say Goodbye (Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman), Over the Rainbow (Eva Cassidy), Wind Beneath My Wings (Bette Midler), Angels (Robbie Williams), Supermarket Flowers (Ed Sheeran), Unforgettable (Nat King Cole), You Raise Me Up (Westlife), We'll Meet Again (Vera Lynn), Always Looks On The Bright Side Of Life (Eric Idle).
Other songs to lift the spirits in the list, compiled by Co-op from the 100,000 funerals it does each year, include Monty Python's Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.
So she challenged herself, as a pessimist, to look on the bright side. "I wanted to do a show about the good stuff," she says.
The near side - bright side - of the PTI promised us police reform that would transform the force into an efficient, service-delivery oriented organisation.
Large letters usually indicate that one has a love for attention and self-expression, according to Bright Side. They enjoy socializing, and are people-oriented.
WELL, in a desperate attempt to look on the bright side, at least the man who will never be a serious contender for the "Guardian of the year" title didn't drop the poor little lad.