The town itself is perhaps the dearest place to live in, in all New England.
I was overjoyed to see my dearest and kindest friend once more.
My only regret is that it resulted in the loss of one of my dearest friends, Mr. Anagnos.
My dearest Aunt,--I am coming home very soon and I think you and every one will be very glad to see my teacher and me.
You know Sonya's my dearest friend.
In Alexander's last years Arakcheev was not merely his chief counsellor, but his dearest friend, to whom he submitted all his projects for consideration and revision.
While Dean felt sorry for the distressed woman, he continued to hope his dearest Cynthia would let the matter rest.
The determination of the limit of good fortune and of gentlemanliness by looking to the ruler, God, who governs as the end for which prudence gives its orders, and the conclusion that the best limit is the most conducive to the service and contemplation of God, presents the Deity and man's relation to him as a final and objective standard more definitely in the Eudemian than in the Nicomachean Ethics, which only goes so far as to say that man's highest end is the speculative wisdom which is divine, like God, dearest to God.
And precious and dear as many persons are to me--father, sister, wife--those dearest to me--yet dreadful and unnatural as it seems, I would give them all at once for a moment of glory, of triumph over men, of love from men I don't know and never shall know, for the love of these men here, he thought, as he listened to voices in Kutuzov's courtyard.
My Dearest Mother:--My heart has been full of thoughts of you and my beautiful home ever since we parted so sadly on Wednesday night.