Here I sit, having to listen to a sobbing lady instead of being on my way to more pleasant chores.
I had a very pleasant time at Brewster.
Of course I did not know what it was all about, but I enjoyed the pleasant odours that filled the house and the tidbits that were given to Martha Washington and me to keep us quiet.
Alex was in a good mood and it was a pleasant trip - until Felipa made a comment about Tessa's visit the night before.
In 1 774 the governor of Virginia, Lord Dunmore, himself led a force over the mountains, and a body of militia under General Andrew Lewis dealt the Shawnee Indians under Cornstalk a crushing blow at Point Pleasant at the junction of the Kanawha and the Ohio rivers, but Indian attacks continued until after the War of Independence.
Just then a pleasant looking woman in her sixties dressed in a western shirt and jeans approached the two.
A little bird had already sung the good news in my ear; but it was doubly pleasant to have it straight from you.
He could have stayed in the gym of Cortez-Montezuma High School but the weather was pleasant and he wanted to try out his newly purchased equipment under the western skies.
I learned how the sun and the rain make to grow out of the ground every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, how birds build their nests and live and thrive from land to land, how the squirrel, the deer, the lion and every other creature finds food and shelter.
I often think of the pleasant time we had all together in Boston last spring.
We met Mr. Warner, the writer, Mr. Mabie, the editor of the Outlook and other pleasant people.
So, when the alarm shrilled its two cents' worth, Dean had cussed the sadist who invented it and figured it wasn't going to be a pleasant Wednesday.
The two exchanged the Coors beer and the evening's entertainment for a brief but pleasant stroll around the streets of Durango.
The prattle of the little ones and their pleasure in the stories I told them of elf and gnome, of hero and wily bear, are pleasant things to remember.
They make a pleasant shade and the little birds love to swing to and fro and sing sweetly up in the trees.
It now remains my pleasant task to direct and mould the beautiful intelligence that is beginning to stir in the child-soul.
It is pleasant, too, to note her thoughtfulness for little children, and her readiness to yield to their whims.
The woman appeared bright-eyed and pleasant, the warrior-husband unreadable.
Let's just chalk this up to a pleasant hour with a stranger.
She opened the back door to a pleasant redwood deck overlooking a small, well-kept back yard.
A good cleaning, a coat of paint and a few working light bulbs might make the place a pleasant neighborhood tavern.
Early Saturday morning, the two had boarded a charter bus with scores of bikers for the 372-mile, eight-hour trip to Cortez, Colorado, where they found a pleasant little town abuzz with the activity of 2,000 riders and hundreds of support personnel.
Thus their evening began on a pleasant note and ended much the same.
It was a pleasant reminder of the innocent bride he once knew.
Both have fleshy caps, whitish, moist and clammy to the touch; instead of a pleasant odour, they have a disagreeable one; the stems are ringless, or nearly so; and the gills, which are palish-clay-brown, distinctly touch and grow on to the solid or pithy stem.
When night came on he stopped at a pleasant roadside inn and asked for lodging.
I think we shall have a beautiful time out in the cool, pleasant woods.
I did not imagine, when I studied about the forests of Maine, that a strong and beautiful ship would go sailing all over the world, carrying wood from those rich forests, to build pleasant homes and schools and churches in distant countries.
My Dear Young Friend--I was very glad to have such a pleasant letter on my birthday.
For a whole week it has been "cold and dark and dreary" in Tuscumbia, and I must confess the continuous rain and dismalness of the weather fills me with gloomy thoughts and makes the writing of letters, or any pleasant employment, seem quite impossible.
But when the bright, pleasant autumn days came, and I felt strong again I began to think about the sketch.
All in all, riding together had made for a most pleasant afternoon.
"No, he's not here now," answered a pleasant voice.
The night had cooled but it remained winter-pleasant as Dean sauntered into a Main Street bar.
Count Ilya Rostov, in a military uniform of Catherine's time, was sauntering with a pleasant smile among the crowd, with all of whom he was acquainted.
Yes, it's a pleasant smell.
All that was done around her and to her at this time, all the attention devoted to her by so many clever men and expressed in such pleasant, refined ways, and the state of dove-like purity she was now in (she wore only white dresses and white ribbons all that time) gave her pleasure, but her pleasure did not cause her for a moment to forget her aim.
The abbe, a well-fed man with a plump, clean-shaven chin, a pleasant firm mouth, and white hands meekly folded on his knees, sat close to Helene and, with a subtle smile on his lips and a peaceful look of delight at her beauty, occasionally glanced at her face as he explained his opinion on the subject.
The pleasant odor of greasy viands mingled with the smell of smoke.
"An officer, I have to see him," came the reply in a pleasant, well-bred Russian voice.
Everything seemed to him pleasant and easy during that first part of his stay in Voronezh and, as usually happens when a man is in a pleasant state of mind, everything went well and easily.
As soon as Nicholas entered in his hussar uniform, diffusing around him a fragrance of perfume and wine, and had uttered the words "better late than never" and heard them repeated several times by others, people clustered around him; all eyes turned on him, and he felt at once that he had entered into his proper position in the province--that of a universal favorite: a very pleasant position, and intoxicatingly so after his long privations.