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1  Mother would admire his warm heart, Father his wise head.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE
2  If I've got some of his wise ideas jumbled up with my romance, so much the better for me.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN
3  I don't pretend to be wise, but I am observing, and I see a great deal more than you'd imagine.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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4  He was not very wise, but very good-natured, and altogether an excellent person to carry on a picnic.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
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.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOUR
6  and Jo stitched away, with a wise nod which set her mother's heart at rest about her for the present at least.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO
7  Many wise and true sermons are preached us every day by unconscious ministers in street, school, office, or home.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY
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.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
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.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN
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.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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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.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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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.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINE
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.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE
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.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE
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.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINETEEN
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.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
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.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN
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