1 Mother would admire his warm heart, Father his wise head.
2 If I've got some of his wise ideas jumbled up with my romance, so much the better for me.
3 I don't pretend to be wise, but I am observing, and I see a great deal more than you'd imagine.
4 He was not very wise, but very good-natured, and altogether an excellent person to carry on a picnic.
5 It was not a wise thing to do, but I kept on worrying till an old man came in with an order for some clothes.
6 and Jo stitched away, with a wise nod which set her mother's heart at rest about her for the present at least.
7 Many wise and true sermons are preached us every day by unconscious ministers in street, school, office, or home.
8 He had a hard fight, for the wise men argued well, but he didn't know when he was beaten and stood to his colors like a man.
9 Not a golden penny, exactly, but I doubt if half a million would have given more real happiness then did the little sum that came to her in this wise.
10 Meg had spent the time in working as well as waiting, growing womanly in character, wise in housewifely arts, and prettier than ever, for love is a great beautifier.
11 When they were called in, Laurie was standing by their mother with such a penitent face that Jo forgave him on the spot, but did not think it wise to betray the fact.
12 It is natural to think of it, Meg, right to hope and wait for it, and wise to prepare for it, so that when the happy time comes, you may feel ready for the duties and worthy of the joy.
13 You have grown abominably lazy, you like gossip, and waste time on frivolous things, you are contented to be petted and admired by silly people, instead of being loved and respected by wise ones.
14 The old gentleman knew that perfectly well, and particularly desired to prevent it, for the mood in which he found his grandson assured him that it would not be wise to leave him to his own devices.
15 Some old people keep young at heart in spite of wrinkles and gray hairs, can sympathize with children's little cares and joys, make them feel at home, and can hide wise lessons under pleasant plays, giving and receiving friendship in the sweetest way.
16 He shook his head and beckoned her to come away, but she was fascinated just then by the freedom of Speculative Philosophy, and kept her seat, trying to find out what the wise gentlemen intended to rely upon after they had annihilated all the old beliefs.
17 Wealth is certainly a most desirable thing, but poverty has its sunny side, and one of the sweet uses of adversity is the genuine satisfaction which comes from hearty work of head or hand, and to the inspiration of necessity, we owe half the wise, beautiful, and useful blessings of the world.
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