the little woman

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the little woman

One's wife. John might be coming camping with us this weekend, but he has to run it by the little woman first.
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But the little woman evidently expected her to answer; so Dorothy said, with hesitation, "You are very kind, but there must be some mistake.
On hearing these words, the good little woman immediately said:
Well, to be sure, there never was a little woman so full of hope, and tenderness, and love, and anxiety, as this little woman was: and all day long she wondered whether 'He' would be at the wharf; and whether 'He' had got her letter; and whether, if she sent the baby ashore by somebody else, 'He' would know it, meeting it in the street: which, seeing that he had never set eyes upon it in his life, was not very likely in the abstract, but was probable enough, to the young mother.
You never will derive so much delight from seeing a glorious little woman in the arms of a third party, as you would have felt if you had seen Dot run into the Carrier's embrace.
Why, when I come back, little woman," he answered, "you will be almost grown up.
I thought I had got a pet and plaything for years to come; but here you are growing up like a bean-stalk, and I shall find I've got a strong-minded little woman on my hands before I can turn round.
She was a plump, trim, tidy little woman, with smooth, dark hair, dark eyes, and a merry little mouth.
There was one pilgrim, a quiet pockmarked little woman of fifty called Theodosia, who for over thirty years had gone about barefoot and worn heavy chains.
I have brought a letter,' cried the meek little woman.
Bird was a timid, blushing little woman, of about four feet in height, and with mild blue eyes, and a peach-blow complexion, and the gentlest, sweetest voice in the world;--as for courage, a moderate-sized cock-turkey had been known to put her to rout at the very first gobble, and a stout house-dog, of moderate capacity, would bring her into subjection merely by a show of his teeth.
Springing it open, she gazed at the daguerreotype of a worn little woman with steady gray eyes and a hopeful, pathetic mouth.
Snagsby mentions to the 'prentices, "I think my little woman is a-giving it to Guster
She will make a charming little woman, if she is n't spoilt.
Wild and full of childish whims as Em'ly was, she was more of a little woman than I had supposed.
Here the little woman rubbed her hands, and looked steadily over Mr.