"Well, of course me and Huck are going to keep
mum there, but if you don't keep
mum yourself there's going to be a little bit of a risk--it ain't much, maybe, but it's a little.
Hope and keep busy, and whatever happens, remember that you never can be fatherless."
Beth, comfort yourself with your music, and be faithful to the little home duties, and You Amy, help all you can, be obedient, and keep happy safe at home."
"`Hope and keep busy', that's the motto for us, so let's see who will remember it best.
Beth and I can keep house perfectly well," put in Amy, with an important air.
He and Jo keep us merry, for we get pretty blue sometimes, and feel like orphans, with you so far away.
Yes, what was true eight hundred years ago, is just as true today: "Few there be that can keep
a hotel." Perhaps it is because the landlords and their subordinates have in too many cases taken up their trade without first learning it.
Around and over it whirled, this way and that, and a few moments later the chicken-coop dropped far away into the sea, where the big waves caught it and slid it up-hill to a foaming crest and then down-hill into a deep valley, as if it were nothing more than a plaything to keep them amused.
Just now she was tossing on the bosom of a big ocean, with nothing to keep her afloat but a miserable wooden hen-coop that had a plank bottom and slatted sides, through which the water constantly splashed and wetted her through to the skin!
"Well, it will be all the easier to keep the resolution," argued Peter.
"That would be too hard to keep. There are times when I HAVE to cry.
"I will keep my finger-nails neat and clean," I wrote.
"It's a very easy resolution to keep, anyhow," commented Felix.
"And remember," said the Doctor, "that if you do not keep
your promise--if you start killing and stealing again, I shall hear of it, because the canaries will come and tell me.
The squire raised his gun, the rowing ceased, and we leaned over to the other side to keep
the balance, and all was so nicely contrived that we did not ship a drop.