Little WomenBook - 2005
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Little Women tells the brilliant tale of the four March sisters: sensible Meg, tomboyish Jo, timid Beth and artistic Amy. As their father goes off to fight in the Civil War, they must acclimatize to their recent poverty and begin to navigate the adult world. But it is not all doom and gloom. Thro... Read More »
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(regarding dressing up): ..."which was not exactly comfortable, but, dear me, let us be elegant or die"
“I've got the key to my castle in the air, but whether I can unlock the door remains to be seen.”
"Please forgive me for being so cross. I came to make it up, and I can't go away till I have."
[Amy] enjoyed the delightful sense of power which comes when young girls first discover the new and lovely kingdom they are born to rule by virtue of beauty, youth, and womanhood.
[T]o be independent and earn the praise of those she loved were the dearest wishes of [Jo's] heart.
There are many Beths in the world, shy and quiet, sitting in corners till needed, and living for others so cheerfully that no one sees the sacrifices till the little cricket on the hearth stops chirping, and the sweet, sunshiny presence vanishes, leaving silence and shadow behind.
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