But as my little conductress
, with her hair of gold and her frock of blue, danced before me round corners and pattered down passages, I had the view of a castle of romance inhabited by a rosy sprite, such a place as would somehow, for diversion of the young idea, take all color out of storybooks and fairytales.
As a conductress
of Indian schools, and a helper amongst Indian women, your assistance will be to me invaluable.
My young conductress
locked the gate, and we went across the court-yard.
Raoul was not four minutes in performing what he had been directed to do; he returned to the little door, where, in the gloom, he found his mysterious conductress waiting for him, on the first steps of a winding staircase.
At every false step made by Raoul, his conductress cried, "Hush
I did think so but forebore to say it, and I softly followed my conductress
As he was half amused and half curious and all in doubt how to get rid of the old lady without offence, she continued to lead us away, and he and Ada continued to follow, our strange conductress informing us all the time, with much smiling condescension, that she lived close by.
We naturally drew back and glanced at our conductress, who had been trying to open the house-door with a key she had taken from her pocket, and to whom Richard now said that as we had had the pleasure of seeing where she lived, we would leave her, being pressed for time.
Ferrari's heart beat as if it would burst out of her bosom, when her conductress
led her into an ante-room, and knocked at a door opening into a room beyond.
But then conductress
Nicky Malloy came along, told me to take a seat and leave it to her.
The young Ray's imagination was fired by her tales, but he feared his bus conductress
mum would never be able to afford to send him.
Helena Braithwaite takes the South Glam-organ Youth Choir through a rehearsal in 1986