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1  In the kitchen reigned confusion and despair.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
2  Then he tried to push through, but it grew thicker and thicker, and he was in despair.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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3  Amy protested that she would not go, and Meg left her in despair to ask Hannah what should be done.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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4  Meg leaned against her mother, looking the image of despair, and Jo tramped about the room, calling Laurie names.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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5  At last, in my despair, I saw a little door in the roof, and on poking it open, a red eye appeared, and a beery voice said.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE
6  The garcon was in despair that the whole family had gone to take a promenade on the lake, but no, the blonde mademoiselle might be in the chateau garden.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
7  "I can't get any lobsters, so you will have to do without salad today," said Mr. March, coming in half an hour later, with an expression of placid despair.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
8  And when Meg told him to behave himself and go away, he wrung imaginary tears out of his handkerchief, and staggered round the corner as if in utter despair.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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9  A week of remorse nearly made Meg sick, and the discovery that John had countermanded the order for his new greatcoat reduced her to a state of despair which was pathetic to behold.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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10  Yes, Amy was in despair that day, for all the good beasts were gone, and of three left, one was lame, one blind, and the other so balky that you had to put dirt in his mouth before he would start.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
11  A strange sense of helplessness fell upon the girls as the gray bonnet vanished round the corner, and despair seized them when a few minutes later Miss Crocker appeared, and said she'd come to dinner.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ELEVEN
12  The Professor was very patient with me, but it must have been torment to him, and now and then he'd look at me with such an expression of mild despair that it was a toss-up with me whether to laugh or cry.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE
13  Her story was as full of desperation and despair as her limited acquaintance with those uncomfortable emotions enabled her to make it, and having located it in Lisbon, she wound up with an earthquake, as a striking and appropriate denouement.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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14  If this expressive article of dress was drawn low upon the forehead, it was a sign that hard work was going on, in exciting moments it was pushed rakishly askew, and when despair seized the author it was plucked wholly off, and cast upon the floor.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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15  When Laurie first went to college, he fell in love about once a month, but these small flames were as brief as ardent, did no damage, and much amused Jo, who took great interest in the alternations of hope, despair, and resignation, which were confided to her in their weekly conferences.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO
16  Blurred and blotted, faulty and feeble as the lines were, they brought a look of inexpressible comfort to Beth's face, for her one regret had been that she had done so little, and this seemed to assure her that her life had not been useless, that her death would not bring the despair she feared.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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17  For in that sad yet happy hour, she had learned not only the bitterness of remorse and despair, but the sweetness of self-denial and self-control, and led by her mother's hand, she had drawn nearer to the Friend who always welcomes every child with a love stronger than that of any father, tenderer than that of any mother.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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