I have thought a great deal
about that lovely England since I left it, and all the famous historic scenes I visited; but I have come to the conclusion that it is not a country in which I should care to reside.
She slapped them on the shoulders and laughed a great deal
Allen, whose vacancy of mind and incapacity for thinking were such, that as she never talked a great deal
, so she could never be entirely silent; and, therefore, while she sat at her work, if she lost her needle or broke her thread, if she heard a carriage in the street, or saw a speck upon her gown, she must observe it aloud, whether there were anyone at leisure to answer her or not.
When you wrote to me two months ago that you had heard that Dounia had a great deal
to put up with in the Svidrigrailovs' house, when you wrote that and asked me to tell you all about it--what could I write in answer to you?
Yet there is a great deal
of family love amongst us.
He had never knowingly given her pain, but he now felt that she required more positive kindness; and with that view endeavoured, in the first place, to lessen her fears of them all, and gave her especially a great deal
of good advice as to playing with Maria and Julia, and being as merry as possible.
Pickwick declared, in the most solemn and emphatic terms, that he felt a great deal
better; whereat his friends were very much delighted, though they had not been previously aware that there was anything the matter with him.
Mary, often a little unwell, and always thinking a great deal
of her own complaints, and always in the habit of claiming Anne when anything was the matter, was indisposed; and foreseeing that she should not have a day's health all the autumn, entreated, or rather required her, for it was hardly entreaty, to come to Uppercross Cottage, and bear her company as long as she should want her, instead of going to Bath.
She would have given a great deal
, or endured a great deal
, to have had the Martins in a higher rank of life.
I know you make a great deal
of money by this kind of thing, but consider the damage you inflict upon the business of others!"
I had lost sight of her altogether, but Jim had found her again after long years, had renewed a friendship that meant a great deal
to him, and out of his busy life had set apart time enough to enjoy that friendship.
You see," he said, with a wise look, "I am twelve years old; I know a great deal
, and I can tell you there is not a better place for a horse all round the country than this.