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I don't believe a rose WOULD be as nice if it was called a thistle or a skunk cabbage.
He was set on it; and the child seemed a nice, teachable little thing.
This is not such a nice place for a girl as for a young man, and the Desmonds thought it EXCEEDINGLY ODD that mamma should wish me to come here.
Do you think, Diana, that being grown-up is really as nice as we used to imagine it would be when we were children?
After dinner Miss Lavish actually came up and said: 'Miss Alan, I am going into the smoking-room to talk to those two nice men.
Ebenezer is just as nice a name as Daniel," said Felicity.
And there was nice split-bottom chairs, and perfectly sound, too -- not bagged down in the middle and busted, like an old basket.
Very true," said Henry, "and this is a very nice day, and we are taking a very nice walk, and you are two very nice young ladies.
I I like your nice manners and refined ways of speaking, when you don't try to be elegant.
Hewet," she added, "I know it would cheer him up--lying there in bed all day-- and the flies--But I must go and find Angelo--the food here-- of course, with an invalid, one wants things particularly nice.
Mac says she understands some things quicker than he can, and mother thinks she is an uncommonly nice girl, though she don't know all creation.
Many a happy hour she had spent planning for something nice for him.