1 But she always made such excellent excuses, and purred so affectionately, that it was impossible not to believe in her good intentions.
2 She was late for work every morning and excused herself by saying that she had overslept, and she complained of mysterious pains, although her appetite was excellent.
3 He had only one criticism, he said, to make of Mr. Pilkington's excellent and neighbourly speech.
4 She had an evil face, smoothed by hypocrisy; but her manners were excellent.
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5 The door was very strong, the lock excellent; the carpenter avowed he would have great trouble and have to do much damage, if force were to be used; and the locksmith was near despair.
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6 This again made the excellent woman vastly sentimental.
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7 The thing was wonderfully made and contrived, excellent craftsmanship of the Victorian order.
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8 Tom arrived safely, bringing an excellent account of his father's health; but to very little purpose, as far as Mrs. Norris was concerned.
9 There, Fanny, you shall carry that parcel for me; take great care of it: do not let it fall; it is a cream cheese, just like the excellent one we had at dinner.
10 I am sure of an excellent tenant at half a word.
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11 I can think only of the friends I am leaving: my excellent sister, yourself, and the Bertrams in general.
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12 Boys have generally excellent appetites.
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13 Lady Elliot had been an excellent woman, sensible and amiable; whose judgement and conduct, if they might be pardoned the youthful infatuation which made her Lady Elliot, had never required indulgence afterwards.
14 While well, and happy, and properly attended to, she had great good humour and excellent spirits; but any indisposition sunk her completely.
15 An excellent thought of yours, indeed, Anne.