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earnest
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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • "She certainly did, Miss Cuthbert," corroborated Flora Jane earnestly.
  • "Are you in earnest, Marilla?" she demanded when voice returned to her.
  • "Your complexion is just as fair as Ruby’s," said Diana earnestly, "and your hair is ever so much darker than it used to be before you cut it."
  • Anne flung her arms about Marilla’s waist and looked up earnestly into her face.
  • Anne looked earnestly into her friend’s face.
  • I prayed, Mrs. Allan, most earnestly, but I didn’t shut my eyes to pray, for I knew the only way God could save me was to let the flat float close enough to one of the bridge piles for me to climb up on it.
  • They had met and passed each other on the street a dozen times without any sign of recognition and every time Anne had held her head a little higher and wished a little more earnestly that she had made friends with Gilbert when he asked her, and vowed a little more determinedly to surpass him in the examination.
  • "You’re only Anne of Green Gables," she said earnestly, "and I see you, just as you are looking now, whenever I try to imagine I’m the Lady Cordelia.

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  • Both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate.
  • She has a casual, go-with-the-flow personality and doesn’t appreciate his earnestness.

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