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1  I'll go myself, answered Amy, whose temper was beginning to fail.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
2  He's my child, and I won't have his temper spoiled by indulgence.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT
3  and Amy smiled without bitterness, for she possessed a happy temper and hopeful spirit.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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4  I write a little word to tell you with how much satisfaction I watch your efforts to control your temper.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
5  Laurie took Amy to drive, which was a deed of charity, for the sour cream seemed to have had a bad effect upon her temper.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ELEVEN
6  Better for us that we cannot as a general thing, but now and then it would be such a comfort, such a saving of time and temper.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
7  Meg is a great comfort to me and lets me have jelly every night at tea its so good for me Jo says because it keeps me sweet tempered.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
8  She and Amy had had many lively skirmishes in the course of their lives, for both had quick tempers and were apt to be violent when fairly roused.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER EIGHT
9  Very well, Amy, if your heart is set upon it, and you see your way through without too great an outlay of money, time, and temper, I'll say no more.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
10  Amy got no farther, for Jo's hot temper mastered her, and she shook Amy till her teeth chattered in her head, crying in a passion of grief and anger.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER EIGHT
11  A quick temper, sharp tongue, and restless spirit were always getting her into scrapes, and her life was a series of ups and downs, which were both comic and pathetic.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOUR
12  Jo was not in a good humor, and the perverse fit returned, but Amy, who had virtuously done her duty, kept her temper and pleased everybody, was in a most angelic frame of mind.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
13  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.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE
14  Boys are trying enough to human patience, goodness knows, but girls are infinitely more so, especially to nervous gentlemen with tyrannical tempers and no more talent for teaching than Dr. Blimber.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEVEN
15  The days kept getting longer and longer, the weather was unusually variable and so were tempers; an unsettled feeling possessed everyone, and Satan found plenty of mischief for the idle hands to do.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ELEVEN
16  Seeing that he really was out of temper, Jo, who knew how to manage him, assumed a contrite expression, and going artistically down upon her knees, said meekly, "Please forgive me for being so cross."
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE
17  "I'll try and be what he loves to call me, 'a little woman' and not be rough and wild, but do my duty here instead of wanting to be somewhere else," said Jo, thinking that keeping her temper at home was a much harder task than facing a rebel or two down South.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ONE
18  Demi lay fast asleep, not in his usual spreadeagle attitude, but in a subdued bunch, cuddled close in the circle of his father's arm and holding his father's finger, as if he felt that justice was tempered with mercy, and had gone to sleep a sadder and wiser baby.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT