Well, compose yourself now, and don't worry Aunt
with your new ideas.
It's just possible that the uncle and the aunt
have been rolling in tears on the floor, amongst their oranges, or beating their heads against the walls from rage and despair.
The spinster aunt
took up a large watering-pot which lay in one corner, and was about to leave the arbour.
Pullet," she said, seating herself on the sofa, and caressingly adjusting that lady's floating cap-string, "I want you to make up your mind what linen and things you will give Tom toward housekeeping; because you are always so generous,--you give such nice things, you know; and if you set the example, aunt
Glegg will follow.
Chloe, pausing while she was greasing a griddle with a scrap of bacon on her fork, and regarding young Master George with pride.
Why, I wanted the ADVENTURE of it; and I'd a waded neck-deep in blood to -- goodness alive, AUNT
He knew that in her heart his aunt
was on her knees to him, and he was morosely gratified by the consciousness of it.
Well," he says, "I'm right down sorry, Aunt
Polly, but I reckon I got to be excused--for the present.
replied my aunt
, pulling the cotton out of one ear like a cork.
Her uncle and aunt
listened to her stories eagerly and in spite of their doubts began to feel that the little girl had gained a lot of experience and wisdom that were unaccountable in this age, when fairies are supposed no longer to exist.
Then take somebody who is nicer" suggested Aunt
After what she had already heard, could she reconcile it to her sense of duty to her aunt
to remain any longer in the room?
All dinner-time Rose felt that she was going to be talked about, and afterward she was sure of it, for Aunt
Plenty whispered to her as they went into the parlour
Janet and Aunt
Olivia had had their last big "kill" of market poultry the day before; and early in the morning all our grown-ups set forth to Charlottetown, to be gone the whole day.
In which is related what passed between Sophia and her aunt