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  • And now you are just a man I am going to marry -- Oh, well! "said Bettie, more sprightlily," I was getting on, and you are rather a dear even in that capacity.

    The Cords of Vanity A Comedy of Shirking

  • Journal_, -- and reposing, drolly enough, next the proof-sheets of an anonymous letter Pope had prepared for the forthcoming issue of that publication, wherein he sprightlily told how Budgell had poisoned Dr. Tindal, after forging his will.

    The Certain Hour

  • -- Here, though, was a rather diverting letter from Eustace Budgell, that poor fool, abjectly thanking Mr. Pope for his advice concerning how best to answer the atrocious calumnies on Budgell then appearing in The Grub-Street Journal, -- and reposing, drolly enough, next the proof-sheets of an anonymous letter Pope had prepared for the forthcoming issue of that publication, wherein he sprightlily told how Budgell had poisoned Dr. Tindal, after forging his will.

    The Certain Hour

  • "But I also spik the English," she sprightlily announced.

    The Certain Hour

  • She kissed them all good-bye, brightly and sprightlily, and off she set.

    The Lost Girl

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