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blithe
used in Kidnapped

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Definition
carefree and happy — often unaware of or ignoring something that should be of concern
  • For as poor as I appear, I have friends of my own that will be blithe to help me.
    Chapter 3 (24% in)
blithe = happy
  • The other three are gifties that Mrs. Campbell and myself would be blithe of your acceptance.
    Chapter 1 (66% in)
  • Wheedling my money from me while I lay half-conscious was scarce better than theft; and yet here he was trudging by my side, without a penny to his name, and by what I could see, quite blithe to sponge upon the money he had driven me to beg.
    Chapter 24 (11% in)
  • If ye thought more of others, ye would perhaps speak less about yourself; and when a friend that likes you very well has passed over an offence without a word, you would be blithe to let it lie, instead of making it a stick to break his back with.
    Chapter 24 (26% in)
  • CHAPTER XXVIII I GO IN QUEST OF MY INHERITANCE I made what change I could in my appearance; and blithe was I to look in the glass and find the beggarman a thing of the past, and David Balfour come to life again.
    Chapter 28 (1% in)

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