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White Lady

ghost seen in different castles and palaces belonging to Prussia’s royal family. [Prussian Folklore: Brewer Hand-book, 1207]
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White Lady

of Avenel “a tutelary spirit.” [Br. Lit.: The Monastery, Brewer Handbook, 1208]
See: Ghost

White Lady

of Ireland the domestic spirit of a family; intimates approaching death with shrieks [Irish Folklore: Brewer Handbook, 1208]
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And yet, it's clear that a seething mass of women--nice white ladies included--has been energized by the march to form a resistance movement, with women of colour at the forefront.
Sharon Brown, scheme manager from the White Ladies retirement housing, said ""We think the Christmas dinner idea is exceptional and is always thoroughly enjoyed by all.
She had backed British Transport Police Chief Constable Ian Johnston who said officers would not 'waste time searching old white ladies'.
We should not waste time searching old white ladies."
Dad-of-two Tariq said: "I helped the people I came across first - they just happened to be elderly white ladies in fear for their lives."
As Jesse Jackson has noted, little old white ladies aren't the truly people clutching their pocketbooks at the approach of a group of black males.
As my conclusion suggests, we can interpret Keckley's work as exposing the underlying anger, the unconscious or covert wrath, she may have felt for Mary Todd Lincoln in particular, or for white ladies in general.
They perform in the style of the Welsh Border Morris Men and skipped to an array of traditional dances including the Dilwyn, the White Ladies Aston, The Evesham Stick Dance and the Bromsberrow Heath.
He said: "We should not waste time searching old white ladies."
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If Blackness were a state of being so palpable and repulsive in its qualities, so degenerative in its prospects for future generations, how could these two white ladies and other white women and men regularly trespass the bounds of race for the sake of affection and romance?
Jack Woodley pinched car and took me to White Ladies.