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1  You can dress for both, and be as elegant as you please.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
2  I like your nice manners and refined ways of speaking, when you don't try to be elegant.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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3  It's nice to have accomplishments and be elegant, but not to show off or get perked up, said Amy thoughtfully.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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4  Now, Jo dear, the Chesters consider themselves very elegant people, so I want you to put on your best deportment.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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5  Meg and Amy were contrary-minded, and Mr. Winkle rose to say with great elegance, "We don't wish any boys, they only joke and bounce about."
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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6  The Moffats were very fashionable, and simple Meg was rather daunted, at first, by the splendor of the house and the elegance of its occupants.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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7  Goodness knows I need a little change, for elegance has a bad effect upon my constitution, returned Jo gruffly, being disturbed by her failure to suit.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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8  Hannah hated rain as much as a cat does so she made no trouble, and they rolled away in the luxurious close carriage, feeling very festive and elegant.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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9  She had a plaintive way of saying, "When Papa was rich we did so-and-so," which was very touching, and her long words were considered 'perfectly elegant' by the girls.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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10  Meg's high-heeled slippers were very tight and hurt her, though she would not own it, and Jo's nineteen hairpins all seemed stuck straight into her head, which was not exactly comfortable, but, dear me, let us be elegant or die.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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11  "It's very trying, but we never can make her commy la fo," added Amy, who sat making some new frills for herself, with her curls tied up in a very becoming way, two agreeable things that made her feel unusually elegant and ladylike.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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12  Not a very splendid show, but there was a great deal of love done up in the few little bundles, and the tall vase of red roses, white chrysanthemums, and trailing vines, which stood in the middle, gave quite an elegant air to the table.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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13  Money, position, fashionable accomplishments, and elegant manners were most desirable things in her eyes, and she liked to associate with those who possessed them, often mistaking the false for the true, and admiring what was not admirable.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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14  "He has promised to be very good today, and he can be perfectly elegant if he likes," returned Amy, and gliding away to warn Hercules to beware of the dragon, which warning caused him to haunt the old lady with a devotion that nearly distracted her.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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15  So busy was she with her card full of refractory figures that she did not observe a newcomer, who entered without stopping the vehicle, till a masculine voice said, "Good morning, Miss March," and, looking up, she beheld one of Laurie's most elegant college friends.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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16  He found nothing to perplex or disappoint, much to admire and approve, for overlooking a few little affectations of speech and manner, she was as sprightly and graceful as ever, with the addition of that indescribable something in dress and bearing which we call elegance.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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17  "Well, they can eat beef and bread and butter, if they are hungry, only it's mortifying to have to spend your whole morning for nothing," thought Jo, as she rang the bell half an hour later than usual, and stood, hot, tired, and dispirited, surveying the feast spread before Laurie, accustomed to all sorts of elegance, and Miss Crocker, whose tattling tongue would report them far and wide.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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