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Quotes from Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
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1  "That boy is suffering for society and fun," she said to herself.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FIVE
2  Beth was too shy to enjoy society, and Jo too wrapped up in her to care for anyone else.
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3  She didn't care to be a queen of society now half so much as she did to be a lovable woman.
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4  The good lady next door says he is studying too hard and needs young society, amusement, and exercise.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER SIX
5  Miss Norton had the entree into most society, which Jo would have had no chance of seeing but for her.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
6  You don't care to make people like you, to go into good society, and cultivate your manners and tastes.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
7  I'm sure it's no pleasure to me to go today, but it's a debt we owe society, and there's no one to pay it but you and me.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
8  John would have preferred his own fireside if it had not been so lonely, but as it was he gratefully took the next best thing and enjoyed his neighbor's society.
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9  It was excellent drill for their memories, a harmless amusement, and employed many hours which otherwise would have been idle, lonely, or spent in less profitable society.
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10  The teaching would render her independent, and such leisure as she got might be made profitable by writing, while the new scenes and society would be both useful and agreeable.
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11  They naturally took comfort in each other's society and were much together, riding, walking, dancing, or dawdling, for at Nice no one can be very industrious during the gay season.
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12  She has fine books and pictures, knows interesting persons, and seems friendly, so I shall make myself agreeable, for I do want to get into good society, only it isn't the same sort that Amy likes.
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13  Amy being gone, Laurie was her only refuge, and much as she enjoyed his society, she rather dreaded him just then, for he was an incorrigible tease, and she feared he would coax the secret from her.
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14  This was Jo's favorite refuge, and here she loved to retire with half a dozen russets and a nice book, to enjoy the quiet and the society of a pet rat who lived near by and didn't mind her a particle.
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15  Jo soon found that her innocent experience had given her but few glimpses of the tragic world which underlies society, so regarding it in a business light, she set about supplying her deficiencies with characteristic energy.
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16  It was impossible to help laughing at the funny conflict between Laurie's chivalrous reluctance to speak ill of womankind, and his very natural dislike of the unfeminine folly of which fashionable society showed him many samples.
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17  But, after a while, they found that he considered them the benefactors, and could not do enough to show how grateful he was for Mrs. March's motherly welcome, their cheerful society, and the comfort he took in that humble home of theirs.
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18  It had been successful, for at three-and-twenty, blighted affections find a balm in friendly society, and young nerves will thrill, young blood dance, and healthy young spirits rise, when subjected to the enchantment of beauty, light, music, and motion.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN
19  She was living in bad society, and imaginary though it was, its influence affected her, for she was feeding heart and fancy on dangerous and unsubstantial food, and was fast brushing the innocent bloom from her nature by a premature acquaintance with the darker side of life, which comes soon enough to all of us.
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20  But even the satisfaction of talking with a distant connection of the British nobility did not render Amy forgetful of time, and when the proper number of minutes had passed, she reluctantly tore herself from this aristocratic society, and looked about for Jo, fervently hoping that her incorrigible sister would not be found in any position which should bring disgrace upon the name of March.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
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