1 In this one little was said of the hardships endured, the dangers faced, or the homesickness conquered.
2 This vocal exercise usually conquered Meg, but John sat as unmoved as the post which is popularly believed to be deaf.
3 The Professor looked as if he had conquered a kingdom, and the world had nothing more to offer him in the way of bliss.
4 Jo, dear, we all have our temptations, some far greater than yours, and it often takes us all our lives to conquer them.
5 Perhaps curiosity might have conquered resentment, if Beth had not been there to inquire and receive a glowing description of the play.
6 Mamma thought the dear too young to be taught to conquer his prejudices, but Papa believed that it never was too soon to learn obedience.
7 In spite of various very natural temptations to resent and retaliate, Amy adhered to her resolution all the next day, bent on conquering her enemy by kindness.
8 Beth ceased to fear him from that moment, and sat there talking to him as cozily as if she had known him all her life, for love casts out fear, and gratitude can conquer pride.
9 Of course it was uphill work at first, and Jo made queer mistakes, but the wise Professor steered her safely into calmer waters, and the most rampant ragamuffin was conquered in the end.
10 "Watch and pray, dear, never get tired of trying, and never think it is impossible to conquer your fault," said Mrs. March, drawing the blowzy head to her shoulder and kissing the wet cheek so tenderly that Jo cried even harder.
11 For a minute Jo's heart stood still, as he swung himself down the bank toward the river, but it takes much folly, sin or misery to send a young man to a violent death, and Laurie was not one of the weak sort who are conquered by a single failure.