Hannah


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Hannah

(ˈhænə)
n
(Bible) Old Testament the woman who gave birth to Samuel (I Samuel 1–2)
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Her name was Hannah and her husband's Matthew; two homely names, yet well enough adapted to the simple pair, who seemed strangely out of place among the whimsical fraternity whose wits had been set agog by the Great Carbuncle.
Hannah here and I are seeking it for a like purpose.
Her name was Hannah, and her husband's Matthew; two homely names, yet well enough adapted to the simple pair, who seemed strangely out of place among the whimsical fraternity whose wits had been set agog by the Great Carbuncle.
The sun cannot be yonder[ said Hannah, with despondence.
We could probably tell something of what they said, but not all-- for we are not as clever as you think us, Hannah.
In an undertone she gave some directions to Hannah.
Only two hours," she sighed "That will be half past one; mother will be at cousin Ann's, the children at home will have had their dinner, and Hannah cleared all away.
Hannah is the oldest, I come next, then John, then Jenny, then Mark, then Fanny, then Mira.
Miss Hannah has grown old, not too gracefully, and Miss Ada has stayed thirty, less gracefully still.
Miss Hannah gravely told me we could have `young gentlemen callers' two evenings in the week, if they went away at a reasonable hour; and Miss Ada asked me, smiling, please to be sure they didn't sit on her beautiful cushions.
Hannah Cox, who kept by his side, however, drew it gently towards the beach.
There never was such a woman for givin' away vittles and drink, clothes and firin'," replied Hannah, who had lived with the family since Meg was born, and was considered by them all more as a friend than a servant.