good deed

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Men of evil reputation, when they perform a good deed, fail to get credit for it.
But these small wares, and petty points, of cunning, are infinite; and it were a good deed to make a list of them; for that nothing doth more hurt in a state, than that cunning men pass for wise.
It hurt me to think the master should be made uncomfortable by his own good deed.
You came here and did a good deed," said Dolly, looking intently at her.
The girls in books lose their hair in fevers or sell it to get money for some good deed, and I'm sure I wouldn't mind losing my hair in some such fashion half so much.
Assuredly,'' said Rebecca, ``you shall not repent you of requiting the good deed received of the stranger knight.
Pap always said, take a chicken when you get a chance, because if you don't want him yourself you can easy find somebody that does, and a good deed ain't ever forgot.
The English customer was not without his reflections then, that it might be a good deed to seize that arm, lift it, and strike under it sharp and deep.
But it would be a good deed to break the heads of nine-tenths of the English professors - little, microscopic-minded parrots
Do not let us be frightened from a good deed by a trifle.
I continued in that strain for a long while, pointing out to Bachmatoff how impossible it is to follow up the effects of any isolated good deed one may do, in all its influences and subtle workings upon the heart and after-actions of others.
Tom, remembering his good deed, and moreover in his forlorn state wishing to make a friend, is about to accept the offer, when another cries out, "I'll give you seven shillings.