Olivia


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Olivia

“abjured the company and sight of men.” [Br. Lit.: Twelfth Night]
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Our second child, a girl, I intended to call, after her aunt, Grissel; but my wife, who had been reading romances, insisted upon her being called Olivia. In less than another year we had another daughter, and now I was determined that Grissel should be her name; but a rich relation taking a fancy to stand god-mother, the girl was by her direction called Sophia; so that we had two romantic names in the family; but I solemnly protest I had no hand in it.
This is the family we learn to know in the "Vicar." When the story opens Olivia is just eighteen, Sophia seventeen, and they are both very beautiful girls.
Olivia would be drawn as an amazon, sitting upon a bank of flowers, dressed in a green Joseph,* richly laced with gold, and a whip in her hand.
"Our taste so much pleased the Squire that he insisted on being put in as one of the family, in the character of Alexander the Great, at Olivia's feet.
All parcels that came in the mail from distant friends were taken charge of by Aunts Janet and Olivia, not to be opened until the great day of the feast itself.
Felicity was too beautiful for words; and even the Story Girl, between excitement and the crimson silk array, blossomed out with a charm and allurement more potent than any regular loveliness-- and this in spite of the fact that Aunt Olivia had tabooed the red satin slippers and mercilessly decreed that stout shoes should be worn.
"I read such a pretty story in one of Aunt Olivia's books last night," she said.
alice + olivia this week announced plans to enter the CBD space through a partnership Kush Queen.
Olivia Alkir, who was studying for her A-levels, died at the scene of a two-car smash on the B5105 between Efenechtyd and Ruthin just after 7.30pm on Thursday.
Seven-year-old Olivia suffered brain damage in the womb, and as a result has global development delay resulting in problems with mobility and communication.
"Olivia started walking when she was about three and half and her communication is really coming on too.