Miss Ophelia's conscientiousness was ever on the alert.
Well, I'll do what I can," said Miss Ophelia; and she approached her new subject very much as a person might be supposed to approach a black spider, supposing them to have benevolent designs toward it.
Really, is bad enough," returned Miss
Pross, "but better.
Betsey, looking round the room, slowly and inquiringly, began on the other side, and carried her eyes on, like a Saracen's Head in a Dutch clock, until they reached my mother.
Skiffins was taking off her bonnet (she retained her green gloves during the evening as an outward and visible sign that there was company), Wemmick invited me to take a walk with him round the property, and see how the island looked in wintertime.
You are aware that you have broken the rules," said Miss
THE Mouse watches Miss
Moppet from the top of the cupboard.
Elizabeth soon saw that she was herself closely watched by Miss
Bingley, and that she could not speak a word, especially to Miss
Darcy, without calling her attention.
But I did not waste my time in considering Miss
Bordereau, in whom the appearance of respiration was so slight as to suggest that no human attention could ever help her more.
When he was introduced he understood why, for Miss
Honeychurch, disjoined from her music stool, was only a young lady with a quantity of dark hair and a very pretty, pale, undeveloped face.
The woman has spared Miss
Emily the trouble of dismissing her.
In these terms and in the smoothest of voices, Miss
Pink opened the interview.
But," said Miss
Cornelia, with the air of one determined to take the plunge and have it over, "I will tell you something else.
And, in this place, it may be as well to apprise the reader, that Miss
Fanny Squeers was in her three-and-twentieth year.
They're too lovely for anything," said Miss
Leeson, smiling in exactly the way the angels do.