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Quotes from Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
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1  But, my dear girl, it's an immense house, and will take a power of money to keep it in order.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-SEVEN
2  I'd rather you wouldn't, said Meg, taking a naughty satisfaction in trying her lover's patience and her own power.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE
3  The more you love and trust Him, the nearer you will feel to Him, and the less you will depend on human power and wisdom.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER EIGHT
4  Meg knew that if he gave the promise he would keep it at all costs, and feeling her power, used it as a woman may for her friend's good.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE
5  Jo, with perfect faith in her own powers and a friendly desire to make up the quarrel, immediately put a note in the office, inviting Laurie to dinner.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ELEVEN
6  She did earn several that year, and began to feel herself a power in the house, for by the magic of a pen, her 'rubbish' turned into comforts for them all.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN
7  She saw that money conferred power, money and power, therefore, she resolved to have, not to be used for herself alone, but for those whom she loved more than life.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
8  Beth lay on her sofa, talking cheerily with her old friend, who held her little hand as if he felt that it possessed the power to lead him along the peaceful way she walked.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE
9  She had never read Sartor Resartus, but she had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
10  "That's not for me to say," was Amy's grim reply, but her lips would smile, and there was a traitorous sparkle of the eye which betrayed that she knew her power and enjoyed the knowledge.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE
11  Annie Moffat's foolish lessons in coquetry came into her mind, and the love of power, which sleeps in the bosoms of the best of little women, woke up all of a sudden and took possession of her.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE
12  I don't care if Hugo does come at me with a pistol, returned Amy, who was not gifted with dramatic power, but was chosen because she was small enough to be borne out shrieking by the villain of the piece.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ONE
13  For the parents who had taught one child to meet death without fear, were trying now to teach another to accept life without despondency or distrust, and to use its beautiful opportunities with gratitude and power.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-TWO
14  It was play then, but there came a time when I was truly grateful that I not only possessed the will but the power to cook wholesome food for my little girls, and help myself when I could no longer afford to hire help.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR
15  Hugo, getting thirsty after a long warble, drinks it, loses his wits, and after a good deal of clutching and stamping, falls flat and dies, while Hagar informs him what she has done in a song of exquisite power and melody.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWO
16  But as high spirits and the love of fun were the causes of these pranks, he always managed to save himself by frank confession, honorable atonement, or the irresistible power of persuasion which he possessed in perfection.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR
17  Jo saw and felt it, but said nothing at the time, and soon the first impression lost much of its power, for Beth seemed happy, no one appeared to doubt that she was better, and presently in other cares Jo for a time forgot her fear.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SIX
18  But she did show something better than brilliancy or skill, for she sang Beth's songs with a tender music in her voice which the best master could not have taught, and touched the listener's hearts with a sweeter power than any other inspiration could have given her.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-THREE
19  Meg laughed, for she was glad to see a glimmer of Jo's old spirit, but she felt it her duty to enforce her opinion by every argument in her power, and the sisterly chats were not wasted, especially as two of Meg's most effective arguments were the babies, whom Jo loved tenderly.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-TWO
20  She knew she looked well, she loved to dance, she felt that her foot was on her native heath in a ballroom, and enjoyed the delightful sense of power which comes when young girls first discover the new and lovely kingdom they are born to rule by virtue of beauty, youth, and womanhood.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN