1 I do, and I mean to make the most of every chance that comes.
2 Now, Miss Sallie, you shall have a chance without waiting to draw.
3 "Yes, we will if we get the chance," muttered Laurie rebelliously.
4 We won't interfere now, but watch our chance, and do them a good turn in spite of themselves.
5 But he got no chance to deliver it, for Meg kept away from him till he came to say good night.
6 "Poor girls don't stand any chance, Belle says, unless they put themselves forward," sighed Meg.
7 So I do, for I shall never have another chance like this, said Amy, looking sober over one page.
8 Miss Norton had the entree into most society, which Jo would have had no chance of seeing but for her.
9 It was not pleasant, but a better spirit had come over her, and presently a chance offered for proving it.
10 "So do I," added her husband, who welcomed the thought of a chance for trying the Socratic method of education on modern youth.
11 "You won't give anyone a chance," said Laurie, with a sidelong glance and a little more color than before in his sunburned face.
12 Other friends told the Marches that they had lost all chance of being remembered in the rich old lady's will, but the unworldly Marches only said.
13 And having jumbled her father and the umbrella well together in her reply, Jo slipped out of the room to give Meg a chance to make her speech and air her dignity.
14 The excellent papa labored under the delusion that he was, and reveled in long discussions with the kindred spirit, till a chance remark of his more observing grandson suddenly enlightened him.
15 Here was another fine chance to make the crushing speech and the stately exit, but Meg never thought of doing either, and disgraced herself forever in Jo's eyes by meekly whispering, "Yes, John," and hiding her face on Mr. Brooke's waistcoat.
16 But when our first little passion has been crushed, we are apt to be wary and slow in making a second trial, so Laurie let the days pass, enjoying every hour, and leaving to chance the utterance of the word that would put an end to the first and sweetest part of his new romance.