Ophelia had a good, strong, practical deal of resolution; and she went through all the disgusting details with heroic thoroughness, though, it must be confessed, with no very gracious air,--for endurance was the utmost to which her principles could bring her.
All sorts of people who are not in the least degree worthy of the pet, are always turning up," said Miss
They went into the parlour my mother had come from, the fire in the best room on the other side of the passage not being lighted - not having been lighted, indeed, since my father's funeral; and when they were both seated, and Miss
Betsey said nothing, my mother, after vainly trying to restrain herself, began to cry.
After a little further conversation to the same effect, we returned into the Castle where we found Miss
Skiffins preparing tea.
I didn't think there was any danger," said Miss
Carpenter, struggling with her tears.
In no countenance was attentive curiosity so strongly marked as in Miss
Bingley's, in spite of the smiles which overspread her face whenever she spoke to one of its objects; for jealousy had not yet made her desperate, and her attentions to Mr.
I looked out for Miss
Tita at one of the windows, having a vague idea that she might come there to give me some sign.
Somewhere in their folds were concealed Miss
Lavish and Miss
Bartlett, who had chosen this afternoon to visit the Torre del Gallo.
If you think that I take an interest in her, too," Miss
Jethro interposed, "you are perfectly right--I knew her father," she added abruptly; the allusion to Emily having apparently reminded her of the question which she had hitherto declined to notice.
Troy, to favor me with this visit," Miss
Well, you both look sort of kerflummexed," said Miss
Cornelia, with a twinkle in her eyes.
Now, a proud usher in a Yorkshire school was such a very extraordinary and unaccountable thing to hear of,--any usher at all being a novelty; but a proud one, a being of whose existence the wildest imagination could never have dreamed--that Miss
Squeers, who seldom troubled herself with scholastic matters, inquired with much curiosity who this Knuckleboy was, that gave himself such airs.