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In other words, the step-mother of Blanche, and the enviable person who had taken the house and lands of Windygates.
Jane was not brilliant, and had probably never made a remark worth listening to in her life; but she never said anything that would hurt anyone's feelings-- which may be a negative talent but is likewise a rare and enviable one.
If her mother's consolations could have restored her to a pleasanter and more enviable state of mind, there were abundance of them to produce the effect.
Rallying in an instant, with the most enviable assurance, he began, - 'I beg ten thousand pardons, Mrs.
Then, too, but not sharply, she had perceived the short, square-set nose, the rosiness of cheek, and the firm, short upper lip, ere delight centered her flash of gaze on the well-modeled, large clean mouth where red lips smiled clear of the white, enviable teeth.
Although I am not disposed to maintain that the being born in a workhouse, is in itself the most fortunate and enviable circumstance that can possibly befall a human being, I do mean to say that in this particular instance, it was the best thing for Oliver Twist that could by possibility have occurred.
This Wakem was a pale, puny fellow, and it was quite clear he would not be able to play at anything worth speaking of; but he handled his pencil in an enviable manner, and was apparently making one thing after another without any trouble.
This is Mr Swiveller, my intimate friend--a gentleman of good family and great expectations, but who, having rather involved himself by youthful indiscretion, is content for a time to fill the humble station of a clerk--humble, but here most enviable.
THE property occupies a most enviable location in the Glyn Garth area of Anglesey.
The first Lord Armstrong was commissioned to build this building in the early 1900s, leading to the occupation of the most enviable position in the area.
Guide editors said the firm is an "established firm with an enviable reputation".
Add another enviable distinction to the resume of the world's most famous office building.