This letter completed, Miss Pinkerton proceeded to write her own name, and Miss Sedley's, in the fly-leaf of a Johnson's Dictionary-- the interesting work which she invariably presented to her scholars, on their departure from the Mall.
Being commanded by her elder sister to get "the Dictionary" from the cupboard, Miss Jemima had extracted two copies of the book from the receptacle in question.
'I beg your pardon,' faltered Miss Squeers; 'I thought my father was--or might be--dear me, how very awkward!'
'Do you know will he be long, sir?' asked Miss Squeers, with bashful hesitation.
"Pray be silent, Agatha," said Miss Wilson severely.
"I didn't think there was any danger," said Miss Carpenter, struggling with her tears.
Say I am seventeen, and say that seventeen is young for the eldest Miss Larkins, what of that?
I picture myself taking courage to make a declaration to Miss Larkins.
Honeychurch ever takes to live as she plays, it will be very exciting both for us and for her."
But Mr Cheggs came not alone or unsupported, for he prudently brought along with him his sister, Miss
Cheggs, who making straight to Miss
Sophy and taking her by both hands, and kissing her on both cheeks, hoped in an audible whisper that they had not come too early.
"I'm not going to marry the best man in the world," retorted Miss
MOPPET ties up her head in a duster, and sits before the fire.
The woman has spared Miss
Emily the trouble of dismissing her." He briefly alluded to Mrs.
Pink's eyes dropped modestly to the ground--"fat" was such a coarse word to use, if a lady must speak of her own superfluous flesh!
Potterson read her newspaper with contracted brows, and took no notice until he whispered: