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She had met her several times before leaving Kingsport, and had been charmingly sweet to her.
Her feelings are tolerably acute, and she is so charmingly artless in their display as to afford the most reasonable hope of her being ridiculous, and despised by every man who sees her.
But to him who is conscious of no sin, sweet hope, as Pindar charmingly says, is the kind nurse of his age:
Ye would not believe how charmingly they sat there, when they did not dance, profound, but without thoughts, like little secrets, like beribboned riddles, like dessert-nuts--
"Do not you think, Miss Woodhouse, our saucy little friend here is charmingly recovered?Do not you think her cure does Perry the highest credit?(here was a sideglance of great meaning at Jane.) Upon my word, Perry has restored her in a wonderful short time!
While the charmingly sincere young man pleaded with her-- accompanied by the orchestra in the old `Traviata' duet,
"Look here, my dear, you know," he charmingly said, "when in the world, please, am I going back to school?"
The Princess was the most beautiful brunette in the world; her eyes were large, lively, and sparkling; her looks sweet and modest; her nose was of a just proportion and without a fault; her mouth small, her lips of a vermilion red, and charmingly agreeable symmetry; in a word, all the features of her face were perfectly regular.
Jack Maldon, from his Patent Place, sneering at the hand that gave it him, and speaking to me of the Doctor as 'so charmingly antique'.
"It seems," said Herbert, " - there's a bandage off most charmingly, and now comes the cool one - makes you shrink at first, my poor dear fellow, don't it?
My friend George Muncaster, who does everything charmingly different from any one else, hit upon one of the quaintest plans for his marriage.
(said I) How charmingly is the azure varied by those delicate streaks of white!"