Gertrude


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Gertrude

“Frailty, thy name is woman!” [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]
References in classic literature ?
Miss Gertrude Lindsay, in pale sea-green, had a small head, delicate complexion, and pearly teeth.
Stuff, Gertrude," said Agatha, with a touch of earnestness.
Miss Wylie," said Gertrude, becoming scarlet: "you are very--oh
No, no," gasped Gertrude, shrinking into a chair, almost in hysterics.
But dear Gertrude Chiltern is always telling me that I should have some serious purpose in life.
I wish it was mine, but Gertrude won't let me wear anything but pearls, and I am thoroughly sick of pearls.
Gertrude, what you tell me may be true, but it happened many years ago.
Martin had encountered his sister Gertrude by chance on Broadway - as it proved, a most propitious yet disconcerting chance.
I'll pay you back, Gertrude, a hundred times over," he gulped out, his throat painfully contracted and in his eyes a swift hint of moisture.
A very few weeks after the death of King Hamlet, Claudius married Gertrude.
Suggestions on details (the line numbers are those adopted in the 'Globe' edition and followed in most others): I, ii: Notice particularly the difference in the attitude of Hamlet toward Claudius and Gertrude respectively and the attitude of Claudius toward him.
Gertrude Wilmot, a tall thin woman of fifty who worked in the Winesburg post office, came along the station platform.