He seemed in better spirits than usual and awaited his son with great impatience.
She liked to be with him better than with the others, and when alone with him she sometimes laughed.
Her throat was very sore and the doctor thought she would have to go away to the hospital, but she is better now.
No book is worth reading that does not make you better or wiser.
As civilization advances, we are becoming better people, and unquestionably more empathic.
I think that it would be better than this, for the students, or those who desire to be benefited by it, even to lay the foundation themselves.
"Yes. I couldn't find a better friend than Alex, could I?" she said.
But Carmen had better luck with Señor Medena.
He thinks you are better than us.
Better paint your house your own complexion; let it turn pale or blush for you.
Why, you yourselves know everything better than I do.
"Yes, there is a better way, and that is by rowing," said Christopher.
"It is better than rowing, too," said Robert.
You'd better scramble and get a chair even if it means elbowing little Timmy out of the way.
I am not saying tthe world would be better if every country was the size of Liechtenstein.
Then she told me that she had a beautiful story about a little boy which she was sure I should like better than "The Scarlet Letter."
He loves to climb the bed-posts and unscrew the steam valves much better than to spell, but that is because he does not understand that words would help him to make new and interesting discoveries.
All very well perhaps from his point of view, but only a little better than the common dilettantism.
Because it is better for me to come less often... because...
"What a darling our Papa is!" she cried, kissing him, and she again looked at Pierre with the unconscious coquetry that had returned to her with her better spirits.
I'd better go now.
"It's better," replied Oz, promptly.
I'm quite sure she's ripe, and as soon as she comes to life she will be the Ruler, and may treat us better than that heartless Prince intends to.
"Eureka sees better in the dark than we can," whispered Dorothy.
He loves to climb much better than to spell, but that is because he does not know yet what a wonderful thing language is.
For three weeks the old prince lay stricken by paralysis in the new house Prince Andrew had built at Bogucharovo, ever in the same state, getting neither better nor worse.
Hopefully he would be in a better mood after they got back home.
I'd better not come up there, though.
We'd better go in the back way or Mom will have my hide.
"Very good," said the Wizard; "we can all yell better than we can fight, so we ought to defeat the Gargoyles."
Wait till he rests a while, and then he'll be in a better humor.
It was unsatisfactory everywhere, but the corner behind the piano in the sitting room was better than other places: he had never slept there yet.
Would it not be better if the end did come, the very end?
"He is a little better today," said he.
He hopes we should be in time to get away tomorrow, but I think it would now be better to stay here, said Mademoiselle Bourienne.
He said the peasants were obdurate and that at the present moment it would be imprudent to "overresist" them without an armed force, and would it not be better first to send for the military?
I'm Lieutenant Colonel Denisov, better known as 'Vaska,' said Denisov, pressing Prince Andrew's hand and looking into his face with a particularly kindly attention.
We were saying that your regiment would be sure to be better than Mamonov's.
The worse everything became, especially his own affairs, the better was Pierre pleased and the more evident was it that the catastrophe he expected was approaching.
The Russians did not seek out the best position but, on the contrary, during the retreat passed many positions better than Borodino.
Well, say your father has a German valet, and he is a splendid valet and satisfies your father's requirements better than you could, then it's all right to let him serve.
The dispositions cited above are not at all worse, but are even better, than previous dispositions by which he had won victories.