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He likes to have plenty of time to express all his ideas and tell you a good many anecdotes in between!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Society likes their genial companionship, and they are favourites with, and favoured alike by young and old.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
But he may take it out in installments just as he likes, drawing many things one month and few the next.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Surely it is not urbane to throw on another the burden of saying that he likes not the smell or the inhaling of burning tobacco.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Ma she likes to hear letters read, too, and once we got one from my aunt who lives out west.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
He likes to hear me talk though; I have made several bright remarks for the pleasure of the sunbeam in his eyes.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
You can never be rude if you bear the rule always in mind, for what lady likes to be treated rudely?
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
He likes a man to speak out his mind like a man, which you know is very condescending on his part.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
How that girl who has so many faster horses of her own likes to ride behind my darling pet!
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
"He likes the old home best," said Jess Cordyce, smiling at him and patting his rough back.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
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WORDS RELATED TO LIKES

  • archetypes
  • epitomes
  • essences
  • exemplars
  • originals
  • paradigms
  • patterns
  • personifications
  • prototypes
  • quintessences
  • representatives
  • samples
  • specimens
  • standards
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