1 "You'd better see what you have got before you think of having company," said Meg, when informed of the hospitable but rash act.
2 Jo smothered a laugh at the sudden change, and when someone gave a modest tap, opened the door with a grim aspect which was anything but hospitable.
3 It looks hospitable, and I want the poor child to have a good time after all her trouble, said Mrs. March, suiting the action to the word.
4 His very clothes seemed to partake of the hospitable nature of the wearer.
5 The hospitable Americans had invited every acquaintance they had in Nice, and having no prejudice against titles, secured a few to add luster to their Christmas ball.
6 She opened with hospitable haste, and started as if another ghost had come to surprise her, for there stood a tall bearded gentleman, beaming on her from the darkness like a midnight sun.
7 For poverty enriches those who live above it, and is a sure passport to truly hospitable spirits.
8 I had lit their candles to go upstairs, but Diana had first to give hospitable orders respecting the driver; this done, both followed me.
9 This great lord, whose name was Munodi, ordered me an apartment in his own house, where I continued during my stay, and was entertained in a most hospitable manner.
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10 The little wooden tavern, with its narrow, but hospitable, curtain suspended from a pair of rough-hewn doorposts like old church candlesticks, seemed to invite Chichikov to enter.
11 And of this seductive frame of mind the true source had been the eloquent discourse of his hospitable host.
12 I've always been hospitable from my very childhood, especially when my guest is a distinguished person.
13 However, the people are hospitable and kindhearted.
14 The Rostovs lived in the same hospitable way in Petersburg as in Moscow, and the most diverse people met at their suppers.
15 With hospitable dignity and cordiality in her glance and in every motion, she looked at the visitors and, with a pleasant smile, bowed respectfully.