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Only when the cowboy's work is done can the schoolmarm open her schoolhouse and the judge open the court for trial.
He's also a graduate of the program," she says, giving me that schoolmarm look.
There are a number of complications preventing a quick return to the future: a lack of gasoline for the DeLorean, a band of cowboy outlaws and a schoolmarm with affections for the smitten Doc.
1) As an archetypal Western novel, The Virginian casts a long shadow over American culture, as the figures of the strong, laconic cowboy and the virginal schoolmarm (and their doubles, the villainous cattle rustler and the lady of pleasure) meet in a land of opportunity, violence, and romance.
He does not favor the older tradition that viewed the central bank as the stern schoolmarm that disciplined the markets when they got out of line, nor does he favor the central bank as an eager and respectful student studying at the market's knee.
She looked up from her book and scowled over the top of her reading half-glasses with one of her sexy schoolmarm expressions that I love.
Symons possesses great acerbic wit, and Cindy Warden is a scream as the client's schoolmarm wife.
53-54) It's not simply that Alessandro is a sell-out--taking care of the Californio Felipe or capitulating to the Americans--but rather, in her effort to make of him the perfect man and thus the perfect victim, Jackson has created the ideal domesticated Victorian man, or, as Carey McWilliams put it, she "invested (him and the Mission Indians) with the sentiments of a New England schoolmarm.
She smiles, hiding in plain sight, a low-key version of the amused schoolmarm persona she plays on the satirical newscast.
When one thinks of schools in the latter 19th and early 20th centuries, an image emerges of a rural school taught by a young schoolmaster or schoolmarm.
6) He takes a psychological risk in courting Addie, the town-bred, educated schoolmarm.
Once a schoolgirl, she now took on the role of schoolmarm as she held court delegating questions to her colleagues.