pretty


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"You don't know how pretty you look with your hair like that!
But the pretty milkmaid was much too vexed to make any answer.
She was milking Old Pretty thus, and the sun chancing to be on the milking-side it shone flat upon her pink-gowned form and her white curtain-bonnet, and upon her profile, rendering it keen as a cameo cut from the dun background of the cow.
One night, when she was lying in her pretty little bed, an old toad crept in through a broken pane in the window.
"Well puffed, my pretty lad!" still cried old Mother Rigby.
Not one in a hundred will ever think anything about your dress, except that it is pretty. I 've worn turned and dyed gowns all my days, and it don't seem to have alienated my friends, or injured my constitution."
"There, an't I a pretty young fellow?" she said, turning around to her husband, laughing and blushing at the same time.
The river was coming up pretty fast, and lots of driftwood going by on the rise.
Or, on becoming too weak to go out of doors, I should sit propped up with pillows at the open window of the ground-floor front, and look wasted and interesting, so that all the pretty girls would sigh as they passed by.
"If I once thought that, it was pretty to me while it lasted and it lasted but a little time.
But all the men, like good fellows as they were, rallied round their comrade's pretty wife, and paid her their court with soldierly gallantry.
Rupert's Cavaliers were every bit as particular about their lace collars and frills as the lady whose pretty limbs once warmed this cambric.