In the end, our fundamental challenge is to become better individuals, and technology offers little help on that front; it is up to each one of us to solve that for ourselves.
Maybe he felt excluded - or maybe he simply needed a little encouragement.
Not just a little better, but gloriously and fantastically better.
"Who built these lovely bridges?" asked the little girl.
They needed to gain a little weight before they would be released from the hospital, though.
I should get rid of this and buy something a little more feminine.
How long is this going to be your dirty little secret?
"A little," Carmen responded, "but I suppose that's natural, given our relationship.
It's a little early, but twins tend to have their own schedule.
Carmen lifted Matthew's tiny head in the crook of her arm and let his little body rest in her lap, using her other hand to guide the nipple into his mouth.
I'll prepare little Natalie.
Then a little man jumped out of the basket, took off his tall hat, and bowed very gracefully to the crowd of Mangaboos around him.
The little man gave a bow to the silent throng that had watched him, and then the Prince said, in his cold, calm voice:
As soon as the little girl knew what had happened she awakened the Wizard and Zeb, and at once preparations were made to go to the rescue of Jim and the piglets.
"I cannot think of leaving these little things here to be trampled upon," said the general.
"Oh, Edward, there is Mr. Harris!" whispered the little girl.
In those days a little coloured girl, Martha Washington, the child of our cook, and Belle, an old setter, and a great hunter in her day, were my constant companions.
However, if one designs to construct a dwelling-house, it behooves him to exercise a little Yankee shrewdness, lest after all he find himself in a workhouse, a labyrinth without a clue, a museum, an almshouse, a prison, or a splendid mausoleum instead.
Princess Mary spent half of every day with little Nicholas, watching his lessons, teaching him Russian and music herself, and talking to Dessalles; the rest of the day she spent over her books, with her old nurse, or with "God's folk" who sometimes came by the back door to see her.
But these sounds were hardly heard in comparison with the noise of the firing outside the town and attracted little attention from the inhabitants.
Once more something whistled, but this time quite close, swooping downwards like a little bird; a flame flashed in the middle of the street, something exploded, and the street was shrouded in smoke.
Destiny was a little lady, waiting until he came into the kitchen before plowing into him.
June leaped into July and Random gave birth to a little filly for Jonathan.
Howard had insisted on picking up his little sister that night for safety reasons.
The blue skirt and sweater were a little dressy for jail, but they'd no doubt give her some fashionable stripes to wear anyway.
"Not a very pretty one," he answered, as if a little ashamed.
"You ought to join one," declared the little man seriously.
At once the Mangaboos began piling up the rocks of glass again, and as the little man realized that they were all about to be entombed in the mountain he said to the children:
"It's good, anyway," said Zeb, "or those little rascals wouldn't have gobbled it up so greedily."
As the little Wizard turned to follow them he felt a hot breath against his cheek and heard a low, fierce growl.
Once this ball gets rolling, it will speed up and, because of it, we will all wake up each morning with a little extra spring in our step and sparkle in our eye.
The only thing that made Princess Mary anxious about him was that he slept very little and, instead of sleeping in his study as usual, changed his sleeping place every day.
While he was away Princess Mary, Dessalles, Mademoiselle Bourienne, and even little Nicholas exchanged looks in silence.
The larger bell was muffled and the little bells on the harness stuffed with paper.
His satellites--the senior clerk, a countinghouse clerk, a scullery maid, a cook, two old women, a little pageboy, the coachman, and various domestic serfs--were seeing him off.
'Take me away,' says she, 'don't let me perish with my little children!
The noise of wheels, hoofs, and bells was heard from the gateway as a little trap passed out.
A little serf boy, seeing Prince Andrew, ran into the house.
The old man was still sitting in the ornamental garden, like a fly impassive on the face of a loved one who is dead, tapping the last on which he was making the bast shoe, and two little girls, running out from the hot house carrying in their skirts plums they had plucked from the trees there, came upon Prince Andrew.
Believing their danger past, they sprang from their ambush and, chirruping something in their shrill little voices and holding up their skirts, their bare little sunburned feet scampered merrily and quickly across the meadow grass.
The officer, Timokhin, with his red little nose, standing on the dam wiping himself with a towel, felt confused at seeing the prince, but made up his mind to address him nevertheless.
But while himself remaining, he gave instructions for the departure of the princess and Dessalles with the little prince to Bogucharovo and thence to Moscow.