I don't by any means despair of our finding the young lady
and bringing her back to her friends safe and well.
He gets to know about me and my property, and about this young lady, and her share in poor young John's story, and he puts this and that together, and he says to himself, "I'll get in with Boffin, and I'll get in with this young lady, and I'll work 'em both at the same time, and I'll bring my pigs to market somewhere." I hear him say it, bless you!
'There's just one thing though,' said Mr Boffin, 'that I should like to ask you before we come to a good riddance, if it was only to show this young lady how conceited you schemers are, in thinking that nobody finds out how you contradict yourselves.'
'Everybody is talking about her,' said the young lady
, in the same careless manner; 'and my lord, being a great admirer of beauty, must positively see her.'
These words appeared to be addressed to the young lady, and were perhaps uttered with the view of afffording Nancy time to recover herself.
'This young lady,' the gentleman began, 'has communicated to me, and to some other friends who can be safely trusted, what you told her nearly a fortnight since.
I have not proposed to the young lady
, and, between ourselves, I am by no means certain, on reflection, that I ever should have committed myself to that extent.
"You'll go in and say good-by to Miss Pinkerton, Becky!" said Miss Jemima to a young lady
of whom nobody took any notice, and who was coming downstairs with her own bandbox.
,' said Rachael, 'Stephen Blackpool is now named as a thief in public print all over this town, and where else!
The young lady
's aptitude for playing a part at short notice was remarkable.
Winkle's visions was a young lady
with black eyes, and arch smile, and a pair of remarkably nice boots with fur round the tops.
"Right along," answered the young lady
, "I'm with you, but as to writing Mr.
The young lady
had been Maxwell's stenographer for a year.
He was a blessing to all the juvenile part of the neighbourhood, for in summer he was for ever forming parties to eat cold ham and chicken out of doors, and in winter his private balls were numerous enough for any young lady
who was not suffering under the unsatiable appetite of fifteen.
He was along with me, sir, down at Saint Albans, ill, and a young lady
, Lord bless her for a good friend to me, took pity on him when I durstn't, and took him home--"