friendship

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Fellow-soldiers glorious - true friends and hospitables.
It will not make you uneasy on Mrs Gowan's account, I hope--for I remember that you said you had the interest of a true friend in her--if I tell you that I wish she could have married some one better suited to her.
True; but in spite of that, Aramis, grant me, for pity's sake, one single word of a true friend.
Anybody can say charming things and try to please and to flatter, but a true friend always says unpleasant things, and does not mind giving pain.
Upon this incident, Reldresal, principal secretary for private affairs, who always approved himself your true friend, was commanded by the emperor to deliver his opinion, which he accordingly did; and therein justified the good thoughts you have of him.
I don't want common sense-- I want a true friend who will believe in me.
My heart sank a little, dearly as I loved my husband, when I had seen the last of the true friend and protector of my maiden days.
She is "Sweetheart" "Dearest Bess," and he tells to her his troubles and his hopes as to a staunch and true friend.
His apprehensions are more quick, his heart more overflowing with affection than ever his father's could have been, and it is no hopeless task to bend him to obedience and win him to love and know his own true friend, as long as there is no one to counteract my efforts.
You are my true friend, I know, if I have any in the world.
My true friend," she said, in a faint voice, but with untellable pathos, "My true friend, and his
I shall be your true friend as long as life lasts, and I hope to prove this to you in many ways.