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1  It died in my lap before she got home, cried Beth with a sob.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
2  And Mr. Brooke laid his book on her lap with an inviting smile.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
3  "And hairpins," added Laurie, throwing half a dozen into Jo's lap.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER FOURTEEN
4  You're a blighted being, and decidedly cross today because you can't sit in the lap of luxury all the time.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOUR
5  Jo could not speak, and for several minutes there was no sound but the sigh of the wind and the lapping of the tide.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SIX
6  You hate hard work, and you'll marry some rich man, and come home to sit in the lap of luxury all your days, said Jo.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY
7  She was sick all the next day, and on Saturday went home, quite used up with her fortnight's fun and feeling that she had 'sat in the lap of luxury' long enough.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINE
8  I understand, Mother, and quite agree, but I'm disappointed about Meg, for I'd planned to have her marry Teddy by-and-by and sit in the lap of luxury all her days.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY
9  Then Polly had to be fed, the lap dog combed, and a dozen trips upstairs and down to get things or deliver orders, for the old lady was very lame and seldom left her big chair.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINETEEN
10  Sitting at the window, Beth's work often dropped into her lap, and she leaned her head upon her hand, in a dejected attitude, while her eyes rested on the dull, autumnal landscape.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO
11  But when nothing remained of all her three month's work except a heap of ashes and the money in her lap, Jo looked sober, as she sat on the floor, wondering what she ought to do about her wages.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
12  While making these maternal inquiries Mrs. March got her wet things off, her warm slippers on, and sitting down in the easy chair, drew Amy to her lap, preparing to enjoy the happiest hour of her busy day.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ONE
13  Meg drew her low chair beside her mother's, and with a little interruption in either lap, the two women rocked and talked lovingly together, feeling that the tie of motherhood made them more one than ever.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT
14  Once, when he remembered Jo as she sat with the little child in her lap and that new softness in her face, he leaned his head on his hands a minute, and then roamed about the room, as if in search of something that he could not find.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
15  She wondered still more if her sister really guessed the hard truth, and what thoughts were passing through her mind during the long hours when she lay on the warm rocks with her head in Jo's lap, while the winds blew healthfully over her and the sea made music at her feet.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SIX
16  There probably were a good many happy little girls in and about the city that day, but it is my private opinion that Amy was the happiest of all, when she sat in her mother's lap and told her trials, receiving consolation and compensation in the shape of approving smiles and fond caresses.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY
17  She had smiled at first, then she looked thoughtful, next sad, and when she came to a little message written in the Professor's hand, her lips began to tremble, the books slid out of her lap, and she sat looking at the friendly words, as they took a new meaning, and touched a tender spot in her heart.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-TWO
18  Everything about her mutely suggested love and sorrow, the blotted letters in her lap, the black ribbon that tied up her hair, the womanly pain and patience in her face, even the little ebony cross at her throat seemed pathetic to Laurie, for he had given it to her, and she wore it as her only ornament.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
19  Six weeks is a long time to wait, and a still longer time for a girl to keep a secret, but Jo did both, and was just beginning to give up all hope of ever seeing her manuscript again, when a letter arrived which almost took her breath away, for on opening it, a check for a hundred dollars fell into her lap.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN