madge


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madge

(mædʒ)
n
(Metallurgy) a type of hammer used in silver-plating
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He thought the adieux of Montague and Ada Dyas as fine as anything he had ever seen Croisette and Bressant do in Paris, or Madge Robertson and Kendal in London; in its reticence, its dumb sorrow, it moved him more than the most famous histrionic outpourings.
I am a beauty-merchant, a trader in song, and I pursue utility, dear Madge.
When Walt Irvine went down to inspect the intruder, he was snarled at for his pains, and Madge likewise was snarled at when she went down to present, as a peace-offering, a large pan of bread and milk.
On the other hand, it was Madge who fed him; also it was she who ruled the kitchen, and it was by her favor, and her favor alone, that he was permitted to come within that sacred precinct.
Madge cried, her eyes bright with interest, "about whom we've heard so much?
Madge stood up to direct him, pointing up the canyon a quarter of a mile.
We'd like to hear you tell about the Klondike," Madge said.
When Madge had said that it was too bad, he made another futile effort to go.
He sat down ponderingly on the log, leaving Madge standing.
Well, if you'll excuse me," said Madge, "perhaps I ought to be leaving you now.
Relieved at this conclusion, and having sent her compliments to Madge, Margaret walked back to the station.
Leaning her head against the chimney-piece, with a great assumption of dignity and refinement of manner, sat an elderly female, in as many scraps of finery as Madge Wildfire herself.