"But the movies, they are mostly clean, and their humor——Don’t you think that the most essential quality for a person to have is a sense of humor?"
I always think this climate is the finest in the world, and my friends are the dearest people in the world, and my work is the most essential thing in the world.
Essentially, I think, you are like myself, Carol; you want to go back to an age of tranquillity and charming manners.
He has what I call an essentially religious soul.
I’m sorry, but I do think there’s something essentially cheap in your attitude.
Mrs. Bogart spoke of the eloquence of the Reverend Mr. Zitterel, the coldness of cold days, the price of poplar wood, Dave Dyer’s new hair-cut, and Cy Bogart’s essential piety.
Carol was, without understanding or accepting it, a revolutionist, a radical, and therefore possessed of "constructive ideas," which only the destroyer can have, since the reformer believes that all the essential constructing has already been done.
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The essential feature of the pen is that it writes so consistently.
I carry all the essential tools and materials I need in this toolbox.