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1  What the characters of the four sisters were we will leave to be found out.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ONE
2  You've a deal more principle and generosity and nobleness of character than I ever gave you credit for, Amy.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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3  Though utterly unlike in character, the twins got on remarkably well together, and seldom quarreled more than thrice a day.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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4  He stood a minute looking at her with new eyes, seeing what no one had ever seen before, the tender side of Amy's character.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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5  She thought she was prospering finely, but unconsciously she was beginning to desecrate some of the womanliest attributes of a woman's character.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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6  So Laurie did his best, and sang delightfully, being in a particularly lively humor, for to the Marches he seldom showed the moody side of his character.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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7  All were unconscious that this experience was a test of character, and when the first excitement was over, felt that they had done well and deserved praise.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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8  Meg had spent the time in working as well as waiting, growing womanly in character, wise in housewifely arts, and prettier than ever, for love is a great beautifier.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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9  Hannah used to say, "I'd know which each of them gardings belonged to, ef I see 'em in Chiny," and so she might, for the girls' tastes differed as much as their characters.'
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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10  She had never read Sartor Resartus, but she had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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11  "We read a story of yours the other day, and enjoyed it very much," observed the elder Miss Lamb, wishing to compliment the literary lady, who did not look the character just then, it must be confessed.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
12  These offending features gave character to her whole face, but she never could see it, and consoled herself with her wonderfully fair complexion, keen blue eyes, and curls more golden and abundant than ever.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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13  Meg admired the tragedy, so Jo piled up the agony to suit her, while Amy objected to the fun, and, with the best intentions in life, Jo quenched the spritly scenes which relieved the somber character of the story.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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14  She remembered that Laurie never spoke voluntarily of Jo, she recalled the shadow on his face just now, the change in his character, and the wearing of the little old ring which was no ornament to a handsome hand.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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15  For Demi inherited a trifle of his sire's firmness of character, we won't call it obstinacy, and when he made up his little mind to have or to do anything, all the king's horses and all the king's men could not change that pertinacious little mind.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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16  I also observe that she does not fret much nor look in the glass, and has not even mentioned a very pretty ring which she wears, so I conclude that she has learned to think of other people more and of herself less, and has decided to try and mold her character as carefully as she molds her little clay figures.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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17  I don't know whether the study of Shakespeare helped her to read character, or the natural instinct of a woman for what was honest, brave, and strong, but while endowing her imaginary heroes with every perfection under the sun, Jo was discovering a live hero, who interested her in spite of many human imperfections.
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