She spoke lightly and laughingly of Sir Pitt's proposal, ridiculed it as the foolish fancy of an old man; and her eyes filled with tears, and Briggs's heart with unutterable pangs of defeat, as she said she desired no other lot than to remain for ever with her dear benefactress
She took Miss Jones to the robing-room, and soon brought her back in regulation trim, and then we entered the ballroom with this benefactress
But the dear child,' said Lammle, with a crooked smile, 'ought to have been open with her benefactor and benefactress
His hunger finally appeased, he raised his head to thank his kind benefactress
Higg, the son of Snell, withdrew into the crowd, but, interested in the fate of his benefactress
, lingered until he should learn her doom, even at the risk of again encountering the frown of that severe judge, the terror of which withered his very heart within him.
Truth obliged her to acknowledge some small share in the action, but she was at the same time so unwilling to appear as the benefactress
of Edward, that she acknowledged it with hesitation; which probably contributed to fix that suspicion in his mind which had recently entered it.
Never before had Adrienne seen a fabric as beautiful as our own, and, as I afterwards discovered, she was laying by a few francs with the intention of purchasing the piece, and of working and ornamenting the handkerchiefs, in order to present them to her benefactress
, the dauphine.
Could she leave her friend and benefactress
helpless at Lady Montbarry's mercy?
If his benefactress
wanted intellectual conversation, she must have it.
For the first time in their experience of each other Mercy ventured to interrupt her benefactress
Five minutes later, Raoul was ushered into an ill-lit room where he at once recognized the good, kind face of Christine's benefactress
in the semi-darkness of an alcove.
However, what troubled him most was the idea of having to meet the Frog who had been his benefactress