It is very pleasant to live here in our beautiful world.
Pleasant as it was, they had to go back.
There was a pleasant reception area.
Did you have a pleasant Christmas?
Such a pleasant day and evening should have ended with a restful night and happy dreams, but it didn't.
Alex was in a good mood and it was a pleasant trip - until Felipa made a comment about Tessa's visit the night before.
It was very pleasant out in the shady woods, and we all enjoyed the picnic very much.
Here I sit, having to listen to a sobbing lady instead of being on my way to more pleasant chores.
So, when he was eighteen years old, he ran away from his pleasant home and went to sea.
He wished to help her and say something pleasant, but could think of nothing to say.
It's so pleasant when you understand your true talents and realize your superiority makes you capable of near impossible goals.
I had a very pleasant time at Brewster.
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.
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.
It wasn't a pleasant argument.
Our room is pleasant and comfortable.
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.
Just then a pleasant looking woman in her sixties dressed in a western shirt and jeans approached the two.
It was a pleasant reminder of the innocent bride he once knew.
Let's just chalk this up to a pleasant hour with a stranger.
I think we all just want to make our new home as pleasant as possible.
We met Mr. Warner, the writer, Mr. Mabie, the editor of the Outlook and other pleasant people.
The woman appeared bright-eyed and pleasant, the warrior-husband unreadable.
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.
It now remains my pleasant task to direct and mould the beautiful intelligence that is beginning to stir in the child-soul.
How may I direct your call? a pleasant voice answered.
Tim's voice was a pleasant distraction.
Oct. 23, 1894. ...The school is very pleasant, and bless you! it is quite fashionable....
It was a pleasant escape from the dust and noise of the building going on above them.
Thus their evening began on a pleasant note and ended much the same.
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.
In the evening, when it is cool and pleasant, we would walk in the yard, and catch the grasshoppers and butterflies.
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.
I often think of the pleasant time we had all together in Boston last spring.
It is so pleasant to learn about new things.
In fact it will be quite pleasant for you.
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.
When it stormed before my bread was baked, I fixed a few boards over the fire, and sat under them to watch my loaf, and passed some pleasant hours in that way.
Yes, it's a pleasant smell.
Few pleasant memories lay behind him in that office.
A good cleaning, a coat of paint and a few working light bulbs might make the place a pleasant neighborhood tavern.
They make a pleasant shade and the little birds love to swing to and fro and sing sweetly up in the trees.
It is pleasant, too, to note her thoughtfulness for little children, and her readiness to yield to their whims.
They were pleasant spring days, in which the winter of man's discontent was thawing as well as the earth, and the life that had lain torpid began to stretch itself.
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.
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.
My Dear Young Friend--I was very glad to have such a pleasant letter on my birthday.
Miss Keller will never be able, I believe, to speak loud without destroying the pleasant quality and the distinctness of her words, but she can do much to make her speech clearer.
The service was a most pleasant experience.
The night had cooled but it remained winter-pleasant as Dean sauntered into a Main Street bar.
"No, he's not here now," answered a pleasant voice.
The only halfway pleasant phone call came from Norm Hunter in Norfolk.
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.
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.
But when the bright, pleasant autumn days came, and I felt strong again I began to think about the sketch.
It would astonish you to see how many words she learns in an hour in this pleasant manner.
The place where that may occur is always the same, and indescribably pleasant to all our senses.
It was very pleasant, when I stayed late in town, to launch myself into the night, especially if it was dark and tempestuous, and set sail from some bright village parlor or lecture room, with a bag of rye or Indian meal upon my shoulder, for my snug harbor in the woods, having made all tight without and withdrawn under hatches with a merry crew of thoughts, leaving only my outer man at the helm, or even tying up the helm when it was plain sailing.
Cato says, the master of a family (patremfamilias) must have in his rustic villa "cellam oleariam, vinariam, dolia multa, uti lubeat caritatem expectare, et rei, et virtuti, et gloriae erit," that is, "an oil and wine cellar, many casks, so that it may be pleasant to expect hard times; it will be for his advantage, and virtue, and glory."
In a pleasant spring morning all men's sins are forgiven.
Anna Mikhaylovna, with her tear-worn but pleasant face, drew her chair nearer to that of the countess.
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.
You will have a pleasant journey.
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.
Maybe it was hunger or the pleasant company.
In fact, Giddon was actually pleasant and entertaining.
His assassin's gaze was bright and his face healthy, a pleasant surprise.
"Sit down," Cynthia said, but in spite of the pleasant way she said it, a fleeting look of trepidation passed over the young girl's face.
While he was pleased that Bird Song was starting the day on a pleasant note, the knot in his stomach remained to remind him of their pending trip to the mine.
The Deans' budget couldn't afford a freeloader, even a pleasant, philosophical guest, especially during a holiday week when the house was full.
I have to tell you, Mr. Ryland is a damned sight more pleasant than bossy Miss Quincy, the sister from hell.
We go months with normal, pleasant guests, then all of a sudden we pick up a conflated collection of crazies!
Sure, that will be a pleasant distraction.
It was 10:00 by the time the fog lifted enough for a bumpy take off and Dean gratefully accepted a much-needed cup of coffee from the pleasant attendant.
All in all, riding together had made for a most pleasant afternoon.
The two exchanged the Coors beer and the evening's entertainment for a brief but pleasant stroll around the streets of Durango.
"That does not sound especially pleasant," said the little man, looking at the one with the star uneasily.
So let us cease this talk of skull crushing and converse upon more pleasant subjects.
It was because she seized the right moment to impart knowledge that made it so pleasant and acceptable to me.
Their kindness to me was the seed from which many pleasant memories have since grown.
I will write and tell you all the pleasant things we do.
You see, it is not very pleasant to write all about one's self.
The next morning the sun rose bright and warm, and we got up quickly for our hearts were full of pleasant expectation....
But I haven't time to write all the pleasant things people said--they would make a very large book, and the kind things they did for us would fill another volume.
Her voice is low and pleasant to listen to.
Housework was a pleasant pastime.
It was pleasant to see my whole household effects out on the grass, making a little pile like a gypsy's pack, and my three-legged table, from which I did not remove the books and pen and ink, standing amid the pines and hickories.
One pleasant morning after a cold night, February 24th, 1850, having gone to Flint's Pond to spend the day, I noticed with surprise, that when I struck the ice with the head of my axe, it resounded like a gong for many rods around, or as if I had struck on a tight drum-head.
It was pleasant and touching to see these little girls in love; but apparently the sight of them roused no pleasant feeling in Vera.
"Do you remember me?" asked Boris quietly with a pleasant smile.
After he had gone Pierre continued pacing up and down the room for a long time, no longer piercing an imaginary foe with his imaginary sword, but smiling at the remembrance of that pleasant, intelligent, and resolute young man.
But those tears were pleasant to them both.
In this room it was almost dark; only two tiny lamps were burning before the icons and there was a pleasant scent of flowers and burnt pastilles.
I have written to my poor mother, said the smiling Mademoiselle Bourienne rapidly, in her pleasant mellow tones and with guttural r's.
"All I can say, General," said he with a pleasant elegance of expression and intonation that obliged one to listen to each deliberately spoken word.
It's not pleasant, but what's to be done, my dear fellow?
An attack's pleasant work!
Besides it was pleasant, after his reception by the Austrians, to speak if not in Russian (for they were speaking French) at least with a Russian who would, he supposed, share the general Russian antipathy to the Austrians which was then particularly strong.
"No, friend," said a pleasant and, as it seemed to Prince Andrew, a familiar voice, "what I say is that if it were possible to know what is beyond death, none of us would be afraid of it.
Prince Andrew remembered the story of Suvorov giving his saber to Bagration in Italy, and the recollection was particularly pleasant at that moment.
A pleasant humming and whistling of bullets were often heard.
The commander of the regiment, a thin, feeble-looking old man with a pleasant smile--his eyelids drooping more than half over his old eyes, giving him a mild expression, rode up to Bagration and welcomed him as a host welcomes an honored guest.
With a pleasant smile Berg related how the Grand Duke had ridden up to him in a violent passion, shouting: "Arnauts!"
He would say a lot of pleasant things, ask you to dinner" ("That would not be bad as regards the unwritten code," thought Boris), "but nothing more would come of it.
On being relieved from picket duty Rostov had managed to get a few hours' sleep before morning and felt cheerful, bold, and resolute, with elasticity of movement, faith in his good fortune, and generally in that state of mind which makes everything seem possible, pleasant, and easy.
After a short period of adapting himself to the old conditions of life, Nicholas found it very pleasant to be at home again.
It would be particularly pleasant to him to dishonor my name and ridicule me, just because I have exerted myself on his behalf, befriended him, and helped him.
Oh, how pleasant it was at home!...
That is not cleanly," said Prince Andrew; "on the contrary one must try to make one's life as pleasant as possible.
"How pleasant it is, your excellency!" he said with a respectful smile.
It's pleasant, your excellency!
A few days before the wedding Berg entered the count's study early one morning and, with a pleasant smile, respectfully asked his future father-in-law to let him know what Vera's dowry would be.
The old count's hospitality and good nature, which struck one especially in Petersburg as a pleasant surprise, were such that Prince Andrew could not refuse to stay to dinner.
The thin, hollow-cheeked Chekmar, having got everything ready, kept glancing at his master with whom he had lived on the best of terms for thirty years, and understanding the mood he was in expected a pleasant chat.
Ilagin lifted his beaver cap still higher to Natasha and said, with a pleasant smile, that the young countess resembled Diana in her passion for the chase as well as in her beauty, of which he had heard much.
With hospitable dignity and cordiality in her glance and in every motion, she looked at the visitors and, with a pleasant smile, bowed respectfully.
Heaven only knows where we are going, and heaven knows what is happening to us--but it is very strange and pleasant whatever it is.
He was only quite at ease when having poured several glasses of wine mechanically into his large mouth he felt a pleasant warmth in his body, an amiability toward all his fellows, and a readiness to respond superficially to every idea without probing it deeply.
At first I did not like it much, because what makes a town pleasant ce sont les jolies femmes, * isn't that so?
Napoleon turned to him with a pleasant, though slightly ironic, smile.
Even to Natasha herself it was pleasant to see that so many sacrifices were being made for her sake, and to know that she had to take medicine at certain hours, though she declared that no medicine would cure her and that it was all nonsense.
And it was even pleasant to be able to show, by disregarding the orders, that she did not believe in medical treatment and did not value her life.
"Oh no, we are good friends with him," said Nicholas in the simplicity of his heart; it did not enter his head that a pastime so pleasant to himself might not be pleasant to someone else.
The little fellow, giving Pierre no time to betray his confusion, instantly continued in the same pleasant tones:
Pierre had not eaten all day and the smell of the potatoes seemed extremely pleasant to him.
His head was quite round, his back, chest, shoulders, and even his arms, which he held as if ever ready to embrace something, were rounded, his pleasant smile and his large, gentle brown eyes were also round.
His face, despite its fine, rounded wrinkles, had an expression of innocence and youth, his voice was pleasant and musical.
The sight of them reminded him of all he had experienced and learned during these weeks and this recollection was pleasant to him.
In the sunshine the air was warm, and that warmth was particularly pleasant with the invigorating freshness of the morning frost still in the air.
(The horseflesh was appetizing and nourishing, the saltpeter flavor of the gunpowder they used instead of salt was even pleasant; there was no great cold, it was always warm walking in the daytime, and at night there were the campfires; the lice that devoured him warmed his body.)
There Platon Karataev was sitting covered up--head and all--with his greatcoat as if it were a vestment, telling the soldiers in his effective and pleasant though now feeble voice a story Pierre knew.
A pleasant feeling of excitement and an expectation of something joyful and solemn was aroused among the soldiers of the convoy and the prisoners.
All stood silent, and a soft, pleasant velvety voice began to sing.
And Terenty would begin talking of the destruction of Moscow, and of the old count, and would stand for a long time holding the clothes and talking, or sometimes listening to Pierre's stories, and then would go out into the hall with a pleasant sense of intimacy with his master and affection for him.
If it did it was only as a pleasant memory of the distant past.
What a good fellow he is and how attentive, and how he remembers everything," he thought, looking at Savelich's old face, "and what a pleasant smile he has!"
But what a kind, pleasant face and how he smiles as he looks at me.
The whole troubling business snarled up his mind through the otherwise pleasant afternoon.
The shop was pleasant, with comfortable easy chairs in the front, coffee counter in the center and tables to the rear.
Paul Dawkins was only a smidgen more pleasant than his elder brother as Dean, lugging the heavy monitor, passed him entering the parlor.
Even usually pleasant Brandon Westlake had a burr up his bottom.
She understood why he liked the spot; the scent of honeysuckle and herbs was thick in the air, the manicured gardens pleasant to look at and the awning providing the right amount of cool shade from the midmorning Georgia sun.
We.re destined to be Immortals. mates, and it.s been as far from a pleasant experience as I could imagine.
They skied together and to Dean it was a long and infinitely pleasant run.
She opened the back door to a pleasant redwood deck overlooking a small, well-kept back yard.
He was dressed in black, and had a very pleasant face.
The caliph wished you to amuse him with pleasant thoughts, and you have filled his mind with melancholy.
It was a good old Friend, whom everybody loved--a-white-haired, pleasant-faced minister, whose words were always wise.
He thought how pleasant it would be to visit strange countries and see strange peoples.
I think it is so pleasant to make everybody happy.
We had a quiet but very pleasant time in Hulton.
She spins, and does a great deal of fancy work, and reads, and leads a pleasant, useful life.
One pleasant morning in the beautiful springtime, I thought I was sitting on the soft grass under my dear mother's window, looking very earnestly at the rose-bushes which were growing all around me.
Its broad pinnate tropical leaf was pleasant though strange to look on.
You may perhaps have some pleasant, thrilling, glorious hours, even in a poorhouse.
And Boris, having apparently relieved himself of an onerous duty and extricated himself from an awkward situation and placed another in it, became quite pleasant again.
"He is a very, very nice, honest, and pleasant fellow," answered Boris.
Their first and only exchange hadn't been pleasant and resulted in a deal made under duress.
One day spent with the blind children made me feel thoroughly at home in my new environment, and I looked eagerly from one pleasant experience to another as the days flew swiftly by.
I lived with several others in one of the pleasant houses connected with the school, the house where Mr. Howells used to live, and we all had the advantage of home life.
His death wasn't a pleasant one.
This duty was about as pleasant as a stick in the eye in Dean's mind, but the interrupted householders were uniformly pleasant to him, making the necessary ordeal nearly tolerable.
I hope she had a pleasant life.
With the air cleared, he dropped the subject and moved on to more pleasant conversation.
Supper was the usual savory cuisine and pleasant conversation.
It was pleasant simply listening to them talk.
The morning passed in a pleasant way and soon it was time to leave.
"Pleasant dreams," she added.
Jonathan had a pleasant nature as well.