She had washed behind her ears just as carefully, and when she entered her drawing room in her yellow dress, wearing her badge as maid of honor, her old lady's maid was as full of rapturous admiration as the Rostovs' servants had been.
Turning her mother's head this way and that, she fastened on the cap and, hurriedly kissing her gray hair, ran back to the maids who were turning up the hem of her skirt.
When Mother Maudlin comes to thank Maid Marian for her present, she is told that no such present was ever intended, and so she in anger curses the cook, casting spells upon him:
Robin soon meets Mother Maudlin who has again taken the form of Maid Marian.
"I don't care whether she likes it or not," replied Billina, and fluttering her wings with a loud noise she flew straight at the maid
This muff, ever since the departure of Mr Jones, had been the constant companion of Sophia by day, and her bedfellow by night; and this muff she had at this very instant upon her arm; whence she took it off with great indignation, and, having writ her name with her pencil upon a piece of paper which she pinned to it, she bribed the maid
to convey it into the empty bed of Mr Jones, in which, if he did not find it, she charged her to take some method of conveying it before his eyes in the morning.
Near to Jikiza, on his right hand, sat a fat man with small and twinkling eyes, who watched the maid
Louise de la Valliere shall be maid
of honor to Madame Henrietta within a week."
Then she called her maids
and said, "Stay where you are, you girls.
produced the cloak and bonnet from the bedroom.
A short title, a taking title: 'Mistress and Maid
.' Scene, the land of romance--Italy.
Later in the day the fourth candidate appeared for the maid
's situation -- a young woman of small expectations and subdued manners, who looked (as the landlady remarked) like a person overtaken by misfortune.
Hordle John drew the back of his hand across his mouth, fixed his eyes upon the corner of the ceiling, and bellowed forth, in a voice which made the torches flicker, the southland ballad for which he had been asked:-- The franklin he hath gone to roam, The franklin's maid
she bides at home, But she is cold and coy and staid, And who may win the franklin's maid
Report, on coming out: "Sergeant Cuff is depressed in his spirits; but Sergeant Cuff is a perfect gentleman." My lady's own maid
Tree Miss Hester Worsley, Miss Julia Neilson Alice, Maid
, Miss Kelly Mrs.