And that wouldn't bother dear old Arthur?
"Yes, dear," her mistress replied; "there are people living in this house, although we cannot see them.
Each letter, written in excellent penmanship, began Dear Annie but there were no accompanying envelopes and no addresses.
But our dear mother waits on us herself.
All of my dear little friends came to see me.
"Never mind, dear," said Dorothy.
I remember with deepest gratitude the kindness of these dear friends and the happy days I spent with them.
"Yes," he replied, "the Charles has many dear associations for me."
"Dear me!" murmured the Wizard, looking at his pets in astonishment.
"Tell us, dear, what do the creatures look like?" she asked, addressing her pet.
"How is this, my dear boy?" asked the king.
"The poor, dear child!" said Mrs. Jacquot.
Just before the Perkins Institution closed for the summer, it was arranged that my teacher and I should spend our vacation at Brewster, on Cape Cod, with our dear friend, Mrs. Hopkins.
He passed the remainder of his life at Wittenberg, braving the perils of war and persecution rather than desert the place dear to him as the home of the Reformation.
"For two reasons, my dear," the woman's voice answered.
Will you buy it, my dear? he asked, addressing Dorothy.
"Thank you, my dear, for doing me justice," responded the Wizard, gratefully.
My dear Mother, I think you will be very glad to know all about my visit to West Newton.
"My dear Darian," the Watcher said in a softer tone, "I cannot take the pain of the memories you will experience in the morning when you remember the whole of your existence.
I visited dear Tamer and spent most of the day with him and his records.
"Looks like the shape you left me in," Sasha said, "when you ditched me for dear Kris."
Another wild adventure by the black sheep of a sister that was dear Hannah's.
Hannah, dear, please instruct the servants that Rhyn and Katherine are given whatever they ask for.
Only the two of us, dear Joshua and I, know our secret and so will it remain.
So many have come to my bed, but never have I been so unnerved by a nocturnal visitor than when first dear Joshua visited me in the darkest part of the night.
But all too soon my condition will be displayed for all to see, and then, only dear God can help me!
Because you, my dear, are a masochist.
I compiled this for my dear Rissa, but I fear the demon will prevent me from giving it to her.
A very charming piece of work of a lighter kind was inspired by a question from his friend, Mrs Katherine Phillips (the "matchless Orinda"), asking "How far is a dear and perfect friendship authorized by the principles of Christianity?"
It would be dreadful to eat these dear little things.
"Can't imagine, my dear," he replied.
The more conservative members strongly opposed them as premature, whereupon Henry supported them in a speech familiar to the American school-boy for several generations following, closing with the words, "Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ?
Zaminddrs, or government renters, were arrested on mesne process; the sanctity of the zendna, or women's chamber, as dear to Hindus as to Mahommedans, was violated by the sheriff's officer; the deepest feelings of the people and the entire fabric of revenue administration were alike disregarded.
"Did you speak with dear, sweet Mr. Shipton?" she asked.
With loving hands, dear Joshua, I did the same.
Dear souls, dear kind souls!
"Your position is doubly terrible, dear princess," said Mademoiselle Bourienne after a pause.
Only, for God's sake, Princess dear, have them sent away and don't go out to them.
"Dear-est!" she repeated, and began sobbing, with tears that relieved her soul.
"Dear-est!" she repeated again.
"I had the pleasure," replied Prince Andrew, "not only of taking part in the retreat but of losing in that retreat all I held dear--not to mention the estate and home of my birth--my father, who died of grief.
Ah, how do you do, my dear prince?