1 Let them hear how much you have improved, said Laurie, with pardonable pride in his promising pupil.
2 Jo's book was the pride of her heart, and was regarded by her family as a literary sprout of great promise.
3 So they soon forgot their pride and interchanged kindnesses without stopping to think which was the greater.
4 Next day she put her pride in her pocket, went to Sallie, told the truth, and asked her to buy the silk as a favor.
5 She went very slowly across the room, for pride was hard to swallow, and stood by him, but he did not turn his head.
6 You haven't a bit of proper pride, and never will learn when to hold your tongue and when to speak, said Amy despairingly.
7 As she turned the pages rich in dainty devices with very pardonable pride, her eye fell upon one verse that made her stop and think.
8 She was proud, and her pride was useful just then, for it helped her hide her mortification, anger, and disgust at what she had just heard.
9 Beth ceased to fear him from that moment, and sat there talking to him as cozily as if she had known him all her life, for love casts out fear, and gratitude can conquer pride.
10 Seeing Meg's usually gentle temper was roused and her pride hurt by this mischievous joke, Mrs. March soothed her by promises of entire silence and great discretion for the future.
11 The color deepened in Jo's cheeks as she answered, with the look of mingled pleasure, pride, and pain which young girls wear when speaking of first lovers, "I'm afraid it is so, Mother."
12 Next day Amy was rather late at school, but could not resist the temptation of displaying, with pardonable pride, a moist brown-paper parcel, before she consigned it to the inmost recesses of her desk.
13 "Father, Mother, this is my friend, Professor Bhaer," she said, with a face and tone of such irrepressible pride and pleasure that she might as well have blown a trumpet and opened the door with a flourish.
14 As John firmly believed that 'my wife' was equal to anything, and took a natural pride in her skill, he resolved that she should be gratified, and their only crop of fruit laid by in a most pleasing form for winter use.
15 Aunt Carrol was there, heard the story, looked pleased, and said something to Mrs. March in a corner, which made the latter lady beam with satisfaction, and watch Amy with a face full of mingled pride and anxiety, though she did not betray the cause of her pleasure till several days later.
16 We have many most respectable and worthy young women who do the same and are employed by the nobility, because, being the daughters of gentlemen, they are both well bred and accomplished, you know, said Miss Kate in a patronizing tone that hurt Meg's pride, and made her work seem not only more distasteful, but degrading.
17 Why, she wanted a pair of blue boots for Sallie's party, so she just painted her soiled white ones the loveliest shade of sky blue you ever saw, and they looked exactly like satin, added Jo, with an air of pride in her sister's accomplishments that exasperated Amy till she felt that it would be a relief to throw her cardcase at her.
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