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1  Because they are mean is no reason why I should be.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY
2  So I begged him to take it, and told him why I was in such a hurry.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER FIFTEEN
3  That's why he has such handsome black eyes and pretty manners, I suppose.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER FIVE
4  I think I am a little bit afraid of him, but I don't know why I should be.
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5  "I'm too young," faltered Meg, wondering why she was so fluttered, yet rather enjoying it.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE
6  "I'll do my best, for your sake," promised Beth, wondering why Jo looked at her so queerly.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO
7  Also why Mrs. March gently nodded her head and asked, rather abruptly, if he wouldn't like to have something to eat.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO
8  Brooke couldn't understand why your mother was so kind to him, asking him over with me and treating him in her beautiful friendly way.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTEEN
9  Beth declared she wouldn't go to the fair at all, and Jo demanded why she didn't take all her pretty things and leave those mean people to get on without her.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY
10  You, you are, you're a great deal too good for me, and I'm so grateful to you, and so proud and fond of you, I don't know why I can't love you as you want me to.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE
11  There was plenty of food in the larder, and while Beth and Amy set the table, Meg and Jo got breakfast, wondering as they did why servants ever talked about hard work.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER ELEVEN
12  "That is the prettiest wedding I've been to for an age, Ned, and I don't see why, for there wasn't a bit of style about it," observed Mrs. Moffat to her husband, as they drove away.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE
13  Jo had not told him why he was wanted, fearing he wouldn't come, but he knew the minute he saw Mrs. March's face, and stood twirling his hat with a guilty air which convicted him at once.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE
14  Amy said, "Everyone seemed waiting for something, and couldn't settle down, which was queer, since Father was safe at home," and Beth innocently wondered why their neighbors didn't run over as usual.
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15  Jo understood why Laurie 'primmed up his mouth' when speaking of Kate, for that young lady had a standoff-don't-touch-me air, which contrasted strongly with the free and easy demeanor of the other girls.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
16  Perhaps Meg felt, without understanding why, that they were not particularly cultivated or intelligent people, and that all their gilding could not quite conceal the ordinary material of which they were made.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER NINE
17  "This unassuming style promotes study, that's why we adopt it," returned Laurie, who certainly could not be accused of vanity, having voluntarily sacrificed a handsome curly crop to the demand for quarter-inch-long stubble.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR
18  I know that I can carry it out perfectly well, if you and the girls will help a little, and I don't see why I can't if I'm willing to pay for it, said Amy, with the decision which opposition was apt to change into obstinacy.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
19  Mrs. March glanced at Jo as she spoke, but the face opposite seemed quite unconscious of any secret disquietude but Beth's, and after sewing thoughtfully for a minute, Jo said, "I think she is growing up, and so begins to dream dreams, and have hopes and fears and fidgets, without knowing why or being able to explain them."
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Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO
20  Amy did not know why he looked at her so kindly, nor why he filled up her book with his own name, and devoted himself to her for the rest of the evening in the most delightful manner; but the impulse that wrought this agreeable change was the result of one of the new impressions which both of them were unconsciously giving and receiving.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN
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