good order

See: array, order
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Now come and read aloud to me; my eyes are tired, and it is pleasant to sit here by the fire while the rain pours outside and Aunt Jane lectures upstairs," said Uncle Alec, when last month's accounts had been put in good order and a fresh page neatly begun.
Once in a while I get broken up some, but I am easily repaired and put in good order again.
Bumble thought it expedient to look down, and see that the boy was in good order for inspection by his new master: which he accordingly did, with a fit and becoming air of gracious patronage.
Vanstone if his nerves were in good order, and if he felt himself strong enough for the shock of an overwhelming surprise.
Their vanity was in such good order that they seemed to be quite free from it, and gave themselves no airs; while the praises attending such behaviour, secured and brought round by their aunt, served to strengthen them in believing they had no faults.
Several people were at work here; making brushes, mattresses, and so forth; and the cheerfulness, industry, and good order discernible in every other part of the building, extended to this department also.
Here they come under some restrictions; they have to conform to the ordinary rules for trapping, and to submit to such restraints, and to take part in such general duties, as are established for the good order and safety of the camp.
The lock was a double one and in good order, but Rosa always took the key with her.
Eustace Macallan had complimented her on the beauty of her complexion, and had asked what artificial means she used to keep it in such good order.
Newman watched him, and, without yielding an inch on the main issue, felt an incongruously good-natured impulse to help him to retreat in good order.
You will keep my study and my bedroom in good order.
45 Doncaster 51/2f C4/RUK Card page 70 Key stat Walter Swinburn has a 40 per cent strike-rate in 3yo-plus handicaps at Doncaster and runs Monsieur Joe What they say Kevin Ryan, trainer of Masamah, Arganil, Bajan Tryst and Tiddliwinks "Masamah is in very good order.