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Goody Wallis has asked me to write to her, and I shall certainly do so at once, distinctly forbidding it.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Oh, you dear old Goody Goody, she cried, springing to her feet and throwing her arms around Tessa.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
You have here a triall of her fidelity, that Goody Busie-body vaunted of.
THE TEN PLEASURES OF MARRIAGE AND THE CONFESSION OF THE NEW-MARRIED COUPLE (1682)A. MARSH
"Goody Oliver" was executed as a witch on November 16th, 1688.
THE NECESSITY OF ATHEISMDR. D.M. BROOKS
One said contemptuously, "Oh, you're a goody-goody, parson!"
THE TRANSFORMATION OF JOBFREDERICK VINING FISHER
Exclude all 'goody' books; there are sects in villages as well as towns, and the presence of an obnoxious work may do much harm.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
When Timmy and Goody Tiptoes came to the nut thicket, they found other squirrels were there already.
THE TALE OF TIMMY TIPTOESBEATRIX POTTER
He had a nest thatched with leaves in the top of a tall tree; and he had a little squirrel wife called Goody.
THE TALE OF TIMMY TIPTOESBEATRIX POTTER
And now Timmy and Goody Tiptoes keep their nut-store fastened up with a little padlock.
THE TALE OF TIMMY TIPTOESBEATRIX POTTER
In fact, she went the length of discrediting it altogether, as "Only Goody Wilson, when all was said and done."
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GOODY-GOODY

  • born-again
  • clerical
  • devoted
  • devout
  • divine
  • ecclesiastical
  • godly
  • goody-goody
  • orthodox
  • prayerful
  • priestly
  • reverent
  • righteous
  • sacred
  • saintly
  • sanctimonious
  • spiritual
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