Why, it was from Melthorpe, which is only two miles from here, that Lady Belton eloped with Lord Fethersdale.
The one advantage of playing with fire, Lady Caroline, is that one never gets even singed.
You women are too proud, and sadly lack humility, as Father Mole, I'm sure, would tell my Lady Steyne if he were here.
The money which I brought into the family, sir," Lady George cried out--
With all her perfections on her head, my Lady Dedlock has come up from her place in Lincolnshire (hotly pursued by the fashionable intelligence) to pass a few days at her house in town previous to her departure for Paris, where her ladyship intends to stay some weeks, after which her movements are uncertain.
Sir Leicester Dedlock is with my Lady and is happy to see Mr.
Lady Janet's bright eyes watched him with sardonic attention; Lady Janet's ready tongue spoke out as freely as usual what was passing in her mind at the time.
My table is not the club table," said the old lady.
Now the compliment which Lady Bellaston now made Jones seems to be of this kind, especially as it was attended with a look, in which the lady conveyed more soft ideas than it was possible to express with her tongue.
As this objection did not occur to Lady Bellaston, who was ignorant of any other woman being there but herself, she waited some time in great astonishment for an answer from Jones, who, conscious of the ridiculous figure he made, stood at a distance, and, not daring to give the proper answer, gave none at all.
You have no idea, Miss Pink, how fat people suffer in hot weather," said the old lady
, using her fan vigorously.
inquired the old lady
of one of her granddaughters, in a very audible voice; for, like many deaf people, she never seemed to calculate on the possibility of other persons hearing what she said herself.
A black slave in livery now leaped from behind the coach, and threw open the door; while at the same moment Governor Shute descended the flight of steps from his mansion, to assist Lady
Eleanore in alighting.
The situation was a terrible one--equally terrible if his wife discovered Lady
Jane, or if Lady
Jane discovered his wife.
I have been turning Selina Goby over in my mind," I said, "and I think, my lady
, it will be cheaper to marry her than to keep her.