I tried doing half-work, and helping my father with the correspondence, but when it appeared that nothing would avail, he remained in charge of it, till the close of the session, and I went home to try
what a complete and prolonged rest would do for me.
not to let it go," he said, taking his stand behind Tit, and waiting for the time to begin.
You were very naughty, and it is hard to forgive the loss of her precious little book, but I think she might do it now, and I guess she will, if you try her at the right minute," said Meg.
"I'll try," said Amy, for the advice suited her, and after a flurry to get ready, she ran after the friends, who were just disappearing over the hill.
"Look here, Rosy, I've put the ring back, and I'm going to try
"In happier times I should have thought this letter very far from being a satisfactory one, and I should have been seriously alarmed by that allusion to a future confidence on her part which will try
my love for her as nothing has tried it yet.
"I am going to try
to improve my mind by reading good books and listening to older people," wrote Cecily.
"I won't think of myself, or try
to mend one mistake by making another," she said with a heavy sigh.
They went off and I got aboard the raft, feeling bad and low, because I knowed very well I had done wrong, and I see it warn't no use for me to try
to learn to do right; a body that don't get STARTED right when he's little ain't got no show -- when the pinch comes there ain't nothing to back him up and keep him to his work, and so he gets beat.
Alban's sense of self-respect forbade him to try
the experiment which Francine had maliciously suggested.
The two rival sets of grafters hired halls and set off fireworks and made speeches, to try
to get the people interested in the matter.
some other way, so as not to go through there."