Margaret, the eldest of the four, was sixteen, and very pretty
, being plump and fair, with large eyes, plenty of soft brown hair, a sweet mouth, and white hands, of which she was rather vain.
What a pretty
girl he makes," said Eliza, turning him round.
That made me pretty
uneasy again, but only for a minute; I reckoned I wouldn't stay on hand till he got that chance.
If the pretty
wife had been alive she might have made things cheerful by being something like her own mother and by running in and out and going to parties as she had done in frocks "full of lace.
When they saw her, they thought her so pretty
that they were very sorry she should go down with the ugly toad to live.
That is a very pretty
thing to say," she answered; "but it is my duty to warn you before you go farther.
Thou hast a fair outside, and a pretty
wit enough of thine own.
We must be very careful here," said the kind-hearted Woodman, "or we may hurt these pretty
little people so they will never get over it.
She was prettier than all the pretty
girls that ever were seen before, and a shepherd lad, whose name was Jorindel, was very fond of her, and they were soon to be married.
She was milking Old Pretty
thus, and the sun chancing to be on the milking-side it shone flat upon her pink-gowned form and her white curtain-bonnet, and upon her profile, rendering it keen as a cameo cut from the dun background of the cow.
The gentleman who, when I was young, bathed me at wisdom's font for nine guineas a term--no extras--used to say he never knew a boy who could do less work in more time; and I remember my poor grandmother once incidentally observing, in the course of an instruction upon the use of the Prayer-book, that it was highly improbable that I should ever do much that I ought not to do, but that she felt convinced beyond a doubt that I should leave undone pretty
well everything that I ought to do.
Well," said my guardian good-humouredly, "it's pretty
clear that whoever became security for those chairs and tables will have to pay for them.
American girl coming and standing in front of you in a garden.
The young man whose presence served to set in play all these feminine self- conceits, appeared to pay very little heed to the matter, and, while these pretty
damsels were vying with one another to attract his attention, he seemed to be chiefly absorbed in polishing the buckle of his sword belt with his doeskin glove.
The two pretty
young Princesses Gorchakov met suitors there and were married and so further increased the fame of these dances.