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.
Our room is pleasant and comfortable.
It was very pleasant out in the shady woods, and we all enjoyed the picnic very much.
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 a pleasant reminder of the innocent bride he once knew.
So, when he was eighteen years old, he ran away from his pleasant home and went to sea.
A little bird had already sung the good news in my ear; but it was doubly pleasant to have it straight from you.
It's so pleasant when you understand your true talents and realize your superiority makes you capable of near impossible goals.
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.
Let's just chalk this up to a pleasant hour with a stranger.
It wasn't a pleasant argument.
He wished to help her and say something pleasant, but could think of nothing to say.
I think we all just want to make our new home as pleasant as possible.
Just then a pleasant looking woman in her sixties dressed in a western shirt and jeans approached the two.
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.
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.
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 often think of the pleasant time we had all together in Boston last spring.
The woman appeared bright-eyed and pleasant, the warrior-husband unreadable.
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.
It is so pleasant to learn about new things.
Thus their evening began on a pleasant note and ended much the same.
It now remains my pleasant task to direct and mould the beautiful intelligence that is beginning to stir in the child-soul.
We met Mr. Warner, the writer, Mr. Mabie, the editor of the Outlook and other pleasant people.
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.
It was a pleasant escape from the dust and noise of the building going on above them.
How may I direct your call? a pleasant voice answered.
Tim's voice was a pleasant distraction.
In the evening, when it is cool and pleasant, we would walk in the yard, and catch the grasshoppers and butterflies.
Oct. 23, 1894. ...The school is very pleasant, and bless you! it is quite fashionable....
In fact it will be quite pleasant for you.
"No, he's not here now," answered a pleasant voice.
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.
When night came on he stopped at a pleasant roadside inn and asked for lodging.
They make a pleasant shade and the little birds love to swing to and fro and sing sweetly up in the trees.
I think we shall have a beautiful time out in the cool, pleasant woods.
My Dear Young Friend--I was very glad to have such a pleasant letter on my birthday.
The shop was pleasant, with comfortable easy chairs in the front, coffee counter in the center and tables to the rear.
The night had cooled but it remained winter-pleasant as Dean sauntered into a Main Street bar.
Few pleasant memories lay behind him in that office.
It is pleasant, too, to note her thoughtfulness for little children, and her readiness to yield to their whims.
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.
The service was a most pleasant experience.
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 will write and tell you all the pleasant things we do.
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.
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....
We had a quiet but very pleasant time in Hulton.
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.
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.
"An officer, I have to see him," came the reply in a pleasant, well-bred Russian voice.
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.)
The town's relaxed atmosphere and pleasant mild weather year-round support open-air dining at several noteworthy restaurants.
It's a pleasant but no-frills greasy spoon with a relaxed atmosphere--despite the brisk table turn-over and unlimited coffee that keeps its patrons wide-eyed.
The whole troubling business snarled up his mind through the otherwise pleasant afternoon.
Even usually pleasant Brandon Westlake had a burr up his bottom.
A good cleaning, a coat of paint and a few working light bulbs might make the place a pleasant neighborhood tavern.
So let us cease this talk of skull crushing and converse upon more pleasant subjects.
He was dressed in black, and had a very pleasant face.
I think it is so pleasant to make everybody happy.
She spins, and does a great deal of fancy work, and reads, and leads a pleasant, useful life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Its broad pinnate tropical leaf was pleasant though strange to look on.
The place where that may occur is always the same, and indescribably pleasant to all our senses.
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.
In a pleasant spring morning all men's sins are forgiven.
You may perhaps have some pleasant, thrilling, glorious hours, even in a poorhouse.
Anna Mikhaylovna, with her tear-worn but pleasant face, drew her chair nearer to that of the countess.
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.
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.
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?
A pleasant humming and whistling of bullets were often heard.
"He is a very, very nice, honest, and pleasant fellow," answered Boris.
You will have a pleasant journey.
The pleasant odor of greasy viands mingled with the smell of smoke.
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.
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.
Paul Dawkins was only a smidgen more pleasant than his elder brother as Dean, lugging the heavy monitor, passed him entering the parlor.
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.
He thought how pleasant it would be to visit strange countries and see strange peoples.
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.
It would astonish you to see how many words she learns in an hour in this pleasant manner.
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.
An attack's pleasant work!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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 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.
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.
If it did it was only as a pleasant memory of the distant past.
But what a kind, pleasant face and how he smiles as he looks at me.
"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.
Their first and only exchange hadn't been pleasant and resulted in a deal made under duress.
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.
I have to tell you, Mr. Ryland is a damned sight more pleasant than bossy Miss Quincy, the sister from hell.
They skied together and to Dean it was a long and infinitely pleasant run.
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.
She opened the back door to a pleasant redwood deck overlooking a small, well-kept back yard.
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.
It was pleasant simply listening to them talk.
"That does not sound especially pleasant," said the little man, looking at the one with the star uneasily.
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.
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.
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.
With the air cleared, he dropped the subject and moved on to more pleasant conversation.
Supper was the usual savory cuisine and pleasant conversation.
The morning passed in a pleasant way and soon it was time to leave.
I hope she had a pleasant life.
"Pleasant dreams," she added.
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.
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.
Jonathan had a pleasant nature as well.
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.
Oh, how pleasant it was at home!...
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."