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sirbut a thoughtless young person will sometimes step behind a windowcurtain, and throw up a sash, without its being suspected.
Now and then, however, he is horribly thoughtless, and seems to take a real delight in giving me pain.
As to the other King, he was really fond of his wife, Queen Constance, but he often grieved her by his thoughtless ways, and in order to punish him for his carelessness, the fairies caused her to die quite suddenly.
This was the end of all three, an end that came of a thoughtless beginning.
To see, fixed in the rigidity of death and naked on that coarse layer of sackcloth, the man whom he had left well clad and full of meat and sin upon the threshold of a tavern, awoke, even in the thoughtless Fettes, some of the terrors of the conscience.
There was some booing from those more thoughtless and excitable souls to whom a crowd is always an occasion for noise and horse-play.
Now, I am perhaps going to make an imprudent and thoughtless request, but" --
I besought her aid, and she proved to be of an excellent disposition, much more so than could be expected from so young a person--for young people are apt to be thoughtless.
Though often thoughtless in my speech, I never should have imagined that you would take my words as a jest at your expense.
Thoughtless and indiscreet I can easily believe him, but this step (and let us rejoice over it) marks nothing bad at heart.
But the despair of the Acadians soon had its effect upon these thoughtless lads, and melted them into tearful sympathy.
We find them, accordingly, hardy, lithe, vigorous, and active; extravagant in word, and thought, and deed; heedless of hardship; daring of danger; prodigal of the present, and thoughtless of the future.