1 The old orchard wore its holiday attire.
2 "Never mind, let him take a holiday, and make it up afterward," said the old gentleman.
3 There were a great many holidays at Plumfield, and one of the most delightful was the yearly apple-picking.
4 Well, we were hardly settled here, when he turned up again, saying he had come for a holiday, and was going to Switzerland.
5 As she spoke, Mrs. March came and took her place among them, looking as if her holiday had not been much pleasanter than theirs.
6 They did not forget their motto, but hoping and keeping busy seemed to grow easier, and after such tremendous exertions, they felt that Endeavor deserved a holiday, and gave it a good many.
7 "Oh, dear, how hard it does seem to take up our packs and go on," sighed Meg the morning after the party, for now the holidays were over, the week of merrymaking did not fit her for going on easily with the task she never liked.
8 Hoping to impress the lesson more deeply, Mrs. March, who had a good deal of humor, resolved to finish off the trial in an appropriate manner, so she gave Hannah a holiday and let the girls enjoy the full effect of the play system.
9 Jo knew nothing about philosophy or metaphysics of any sort, but a curious excitement, half pleasurable, half painful, came over her as she listened with a sense of being turned adrift into time and space, like a young balloon out on a holiday.
10 Laurie didn't seem to know where to begin, but Jo's eager questions soon set him going, and he told her how he had been at school in Vevay, where the boys never wore hats and had a fleet of boats on the lake, and for holiday fun went on walking trips about Switzerland with their teachers.