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Well, it would be nice all the same to have your company a few miles, especially as it's growing dark," she added.
It was much pleasanter at home,' thought poor Alice, `when one wasn't always growing larger and smaller, and being ordered about by mice and rabbits.
Yet Van Baerle made such progress in the noble science of growing tulips, which he seemed to master with the true instinct of genius, that Boxtel at last was maddened to such a degree as to think of throwing stones and sticks into the flower-stands of his neighbour.
He was a prosperous man, with a good head for speculations, and his fortune was growing.
You are joking," replied Pierre, growing more and more excited.
Perhaps," he thought, "my body is growing stronger.
If turf which has long been mown, and the case would be the same with turf closely browsed by quadrupeds, be let to grow, the more vigorous plants gradually kill the less vigorous, though fully grown, plants: thus out of twenty species growing on a little plot of turf (three feet by four) nine species perished from the other species being allowed to grow up freely.
She was growing accustomed to like shocks, but she could not keep the mounting color back from her cheeks.
After the women came the men with pitchforks, and from the gray rows there were growing up broad, high, soft haycocks.
Amy's nature was growing sweeter, deeper, and more tender.
Always investing, then reinvesting the interest, and spending comparatively little of his income, his fortune had now reached the point where it was growing rapidly of its own momentum and, as there was nothing to which he looked forward, nothing he particularly wanted to do, he set himself the task of making it cross the half million mark, much as a man plays solitaire, to occupy his mind, betting against himself, to give point to his efforts.
Then there were the dogs, puppies growing up like himself, and grown dogs that did not look so large and formidable as the memory pictures he retained of them.