1 I don't mean to act any more after this time.
2 He ought to trust me, and not act as if I was a baby.
3 I don't see how you can write and act such splendid things, Jo.
4 I don't know what I should do if you acted like Mr. King's son.
5 We don't like romps and flirts, though we may act as if we did sometimes.
6 It's a very queer thing for her to do, she doesn't act a bit like herself.
7 For now and then she forgot her grown-up ways and acted like a spoiled child.
8 Then they act upon it, and, if it succeeds, they give the weaker vessel half the credit of it.
9 She gave him entire confidence, he gave her the help she needed, and both found consolation in the act.
10 But Jo never would act like other girls, so there was nothing to do but be very kind and treat him like a brother.
11 Whether it ever rises again, depends upon the reception given the first act of the domestic drama called Little Women.
12 "You'd better see what you have got before you think of having company," said Meg, when informed of the hospitable but rash act.
13 It was very provoking to be arrested in the act of a first trying-on, and ordered out to make calls in her best array on a warm July day.
14 Mrs. March looked grave and grieved, and Amy felt that no one would love her till she had asked pardon for the act which she now regretted more than any of them.
15 But it is, as she presently discovered, for her spirits began to rise, and her table to blossom under her skillful hands, the girls were very kind, and that one little act seemed to have cleared the atmosphere amazingly.
16 The maneuver did not succeed as well as she expected, however, for though just in the act of setting fire to a funeral pyre, the Professor dropped his torch, metaphorically speaking, and made a dive after the little blue ball.
17 Somehow the kind act finished her despondency, and when all the rest went to show themselves to Mrs. Moffat, she saw a happy, bright-eyed face in the mirror, as she laid her ferns against her rippling hair and fastened the roses in the dress that didn't strike her as so very shabby now.
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