1 He tried not to be selfish, but he has felt rather forlorn, I fancy.
2 Yes, I remember, but the life I wanted then seems selfish, lonely, and cold to me now.
3 "Yes, very selfish," continued Amy, in a calm, cool voice, twice as effective just then as an angry one.
4 Beth isn't selfish, and that's the reason everyone loves her and feels so bad at the thoughts of losing her.
5 I've done my best, but you won't be reasonable, and it's selfish of you to keep teasing for what I can't give.
6 Amy was in a fair way to be spoiled, for everyone petted her, and her small vanities and selfishnesses were growing nicely.
7 Well, I needn't be a sour saint nor a selfish sinner, and, I dare say, old maids are very comfortable when they get used to it, but.
8 Amy's lecture put the matter in a new light, and for the first time it did look weak and selfish to lose heart at the first failure, and shut himself up in moody indifference.
9 Laurie turned the matter over in his mind so often that he soon brought himself to confess that he had been selfish and lazy, but then when a man has a great sorrow, he should be indulged in all sorts of vagaries till he has lived it down.
10 "If one could have a fine house, full of nice girls, or go traveling, the summer would be delightful, but to stay at home with three selfish sisters and a grown-up boy was enough to try the patience of a Boaz," complained Miss Malaprop, after several days devoted to pleasure, fretting, and ennui.