Making friends


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Making friends   
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At one time I was unwilling to speak to anyone, while at other times I would not only talk, but go to the length of contemplating making friends with them.
What Mills had learned represented him as a young gentleman who had arrived furnished with proper credentials and who apparently was doing his best to waste his life in an eccentric fashion, with a bohemian set(one poet, at least, emerged out of it later) on one side, and on the other making friends with the people of the Old Town, pilots, coasters, sailors, workers of all sorts.
I do really feel that we are making friends. The fun of it is that they think me a noodle, and say so--at least Mr.
'Not contented, Sir,' said Mr Chuckster, 'with making friends with Abel, he has cultivated the acquaintance of his father and mother.
As he had a smooth tongue and good manners, he really did very well in his new profession, and he devoted himself specially to making friends with the servants in big houses, so as to gain access to their masters.
Sam, loud and overbearing as he was, she rather regretted when he went, for he was clever and intelligent, and glad to be employed in any errand in the town; and though spurning the remonstrances of Susan, given as they were, though very reasonable in themselves, with ill-timed and powerless warmth, was beginning to be influenced by Fanny's services and gentle persuasions; and she found that the best of the three younger ones was gone in him: Tom and Charles being at least as many years as they were his juniors distant from that age of feeling and reason, which might suggest the expediency of making friends, and of endeavouring to be less disagreeable.
begone sah!" and she fetched first one and then another of them a clip and sent them howling, and then the rest followed; and the next second half of them come back, wagging their tails around me, and making friends with me.
Both models, Delevingne revealed that she was at first careful about making friends, and she and Jenner took a while to hit it off.
KeeKee's Big Adventures in London, England is part travel guide, part exploration, and all about making friends and being open to learning about new places -- an adventure not to be missed.
Seven-year-old Ellie, on the other hand, has been making friends of her own in Siargao.
Ju spoke on the topic of "Making friends with the world through culture and art" in the fourth presentation of the series NGO talks.
In California, a three-month-old sea otter pup has to learn what's safe to eat in a world enmeshed with humans, while in Sri Lanka, a seven-month-old macaque has no problem making friends, but is forced by his mother to toughen up to stay on top.