1 Jo's ambition was to do something very splendid.
2 I don't see how you can write and act such splendid things, Jo.
3 They'll think it's splendid, said Amy, much impressed by the note.
4 I wish I was a horse, then I could run for miles in this splendid air, and not lose my breath.
5 Mother is so splendid, she'd do you heaps of good, and Beth would sing to you if I begged her to, and Amy would dance.
6 A whole fortnight of fun will be regularly splendid, replied Jo, looking like a windmill as she folded skirts with her long arms.
7 "It's often so, and we like to watch it, for it is never the same, but always splendid," replied Amy, wishing she could paint it.
8 I want to do something splendid before I go into my castle, something heroic or wonderful that won't be forgotten after I'm dead.
9 We are only girls, but we should be glad to help if we could, for we don't forget the splendid Christmas present you sent us, said Jo eagerly.
10 "I think it was so splendid in Father to go as chaplain when he was too old to be drafted, and not strong enough for a soldier," said Meg warmly.
11 She is going in the spring when the opera comes, and it will be perfectly splendid, if Mother only lets me go, answered Meg, cheering up at the thought.
12 Home is a nice place, though it isn't splendid, said Meg, looking about her with a restful expression, as she sat with her mother and Jo on the Sunday evening.
13 She was not elegantly dressed, but a noble-looking woman, and the girls thought the gray cloak and unfashionable bonnet covered the most splendid mother in the world.
14 Splendid fellows, some of them, working like heros, poor and friendless, but so full of courage, patience, and ambition that I was ashamed of myself, and longed to give them a right good lift.
15 My dear girls, I am ambitious for you, but not to have you make a dash in the world, marry rich men merely because they are rich, or have splendid houses, which are not homes because love is wanting.
16 Beth took a step forward, and pressed her hands tightly together to keep from clapping them, for this was an irresistible temptation, and the thought of practicing on that splendid instrument quite took her breath away.
17 Not a very splendid show, but there was a great deal of love done up in the few little bundles, and the tall vase of red roses, white chrysanthemums, and trailing vines, which stood in the middle, gave quite an elegant air to the table.
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