"Under these circumstances, you will naturally ask, 'What are our prospects when the document is found?' Our prospects have a bright side
and a dark side.
"It isn't very pleasant to be laid up; but there is a bright side
to it, Marilla.
"How can I think of the bright side
of life when, as you see, I am sitting on a barrel and working in a dirty shed?" the expression of his face seemed to say.
Becky Thatcher was gone to her Constantinople home to stay with her parents during vacation -- so there was no bright side
to life anywhere.
Let us hear, then, what it is at its best estate--gaze on its bright side
, if it has one; and then imagination may task her powers to add dark lines to the picture, as she travels southward to that (for the colored man) Valley of the Shadow of Death, where the Mississippi sweeps along.
Meanwhile, it is my duty to tell you that there is one bright side
to this otherwise deplorable and shocking document.
"Well, of course, if you can look on the bright side
, pray do; it's a mercy if people haven't sensitive feelings, in this world.
On each soft side --coincident with the parted swell, that but once leaving him, then flowed so wide away --on each bright side
, the whale shed off enticings.
She seemed to say, "Cheer up!--as long as we are here, let us make the best of it." I judged she had earned a right to a more hospitable place; so I plucked her up and sent her to America to a friend who would respect her for the fight she had made, all by her small self, to make a whole vast despondent Alpine desolation stop breaking its heart over the unalterable, and hold up its head and look at the bright side
of things for once.
"You are very happy," exclaimed Athos, laughing, in spite of himself, at the sally of the irresistible Gascon; "for you see the bright side
"You see things on the bright side
, and so much the better for you.
Even looking at the bright side
of things, he found it both stupid and sad to be left alone in the midst of this savage country and among these wild tribes.