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Three ladies' maids had appeared to pass their examination, and had all, on coming to the question of wages, impudently declined accepting the place.
After this meeting at the new moon, I am to be given in marriage to Masilo," said the maid.
The maid wept all night long, and said, 'I freed you in the wild wood out of the iron stove; I have sought you, and have crossed a glassy mountain, three sharp swords, and a great lake before I found you, and will you not hear me now?
Nathless he was greatly alarmed for the safety of Maid Marian, and his heart cried out for her strongly.
The town was already topsy-turvy in mind, as a consequence of the five extraordinary circumstances which accompanied Mademoiselle Cormon's return; to wit, the pouring rain; Penelope at a gallop, in a lather, and blown; the early hour; the parcels half-packed; and the singular air of the excited old maid.
Particularly small and particularly wicked-looking, is what the maid calls him," said the officer.
Her mother was sitting by the fireside spinning her purple yarn with her maids around her, and she happened to catch her father just as he was going out to attend a meeting of the town council, which the Phaeacian aldermen had convened.
Why, she's been wanting to go for a lady's maid," said Mr.
it is there you are mistaken, madame," said Montalais, highly exasperated; "I am no longer a maid of honor, of madame's at least.
But the maid answered her, and even spoke more haughtily than before: 'Drink if you will, but I shall not be your waiting-maid.
She is such an odd maid that it mid zet her against him, or against going there, even now.
She found the front door open, and when she drove up the maid and Emma ran down the steps to help her.