I guess no, I think you are right about being thorough, for I used to understand a great deal better when papa taught me a few lessons than when Miss Power hurried me through so many.
It is the fault with most American schools, and the poor little heads will go on aching till we learn better.
Four days ago I begged my mother to come down here and find lodgings, because I certainly do feel better here, though I am not fat, nor have I ceased to cough.
You had better stop, you little mischief-making wretch
You've had four or five years of experience more than I've had, and I think your life has been a better school to you than college has been to me.
I like breakfast-time better than any other moment in the day," said Mr.
There were few things he liked better
than a chat with Mr.
Shortly after his departure, such anxieties on Magdalen's account as her mind was now able to feel were relieved by better
news than her last night's experience had inclined her to hope for.
But you are now of an age to be treated better
; I think she is behaving better
already; and when you are her only companion, you must be important to her.
that is what you wanted," said she, patting and stroking me with her gentle hand; "and now if you will speak kindly to him and lead him on I believe he will be able to do better
Jim he couldn't see no sense in the most of it, but he allowed we was white folks and knowed better
than him; so he was satisfied, and said he would do it all just as Tom said.
The long and the short of it is, gentlemen, that it is better
to do nothing