Some time before I went to Paris he had married an Englishwoman
, and was now settled in a studio in Montmartre.
Tell the Pirate your master,' replied the spirited Englishwoman
, pointing to the staff, 'that if he wishes to strike these colours, he must come and perform the act himself; I will suffer no one else to do it.
He rode up a very quiet street, looking to the right and the left to see if he could catch any vestige of his beautiful Englishwoman, when from the ground floor of a pretty house, which, according to the fashion of the time, had no window toward the street, he saw a face peep out with which he thought he was acquainted.
The conversation took place in English--a language which D'Artagnan could not understand; but by the accent the young man plainly saw that the beautiful Englishwoman was in a great rage.
You do want a housekeeper, that you do; you want a tidy Englishwoman
that isn't above taking hold of a broom.
Six princesses in tears, and the Englishwoman
The proverbial Englishman, we know from old chronicler Froissart, takes his pleasures sadly, and the Englishwoman
goes a step further and takes her pleasures in sadness itself.
One of the younger women kept staring at the Englishwoman
, who was dressing after all the rest, and when she put on her third petticoat she could not refrain from the remark, "My, she keeps putting on and putting on, and she'll never have done
I'm an Englishwoman
- and I don't see why any one should doubt it - and I was born in the country, neither in the extreme north nor south of our happy isle; and in the country I have chiefly passed my life, and now I hope you are satisfied; for I am not disposed to answer any more questions at present.
The best and dearest Englishwoman
in the world understands them.
Father and Mother Meagles sat with their daughter between them, the last three on one side of the table: on the opposite side sat Mr Clennam; a tall French gentleman with raven hair and beard, of a swart and terrible, not to say genteelly diabolical aspect, but who had shown himself the mildest of men; and a handsome young Englishwoman
, travelling quite alone, who had a proud observant face, and had either withdrawn herself from the rest or been avoided by the rest--nobody, herself excepted perhaps, could have quite decided which.
I didn't notice the name, but she was an Englishwoman