All the better

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Thank you; and if you will kindly drop 'I guess,' I shall like my little Yankee all the better.
It would have been all the better, as it seemed to Alice, if she had got some one else to dress her, she was so dreadfully untidy.
Of course it would be all the better,' she said: 'but it wouldn't be all the better his being punished.