Amy found that housework
and art did not go well together, and returned to her mud pies.
The woman who wanted help in her housework
em- ployed a "hired girl" who insisted on sitting at the table with the family.
My sore throat kept me indoors, and grandmother had a cold which made the housework
heavy for her.
Often, too, they are girls that didn't know what they were coming to, that had hired out for housework
She was born the day father died Aunt Miranda wanted Hannah to come to Riverboro instead of me, but mother couldn't spare her; she takes hold of housework
better than I do, Hannah does.
Crux, and has little or nothing to do with the housework
Then the parrot said, "I think we all ought to do the housework
For a hundred francs a year, she cooked and did the housework
, washed, ironed, mended, harnessed the horse, fattened the poultry, made the butter and remained faithful to her mistress--although the latter was by no means an agreeable person.
So was Seth, for, through Lisbeth's obstinate refusal to have any woman-helper in the house, he had learned to make himself, as Adam said, "very handy in the housework
," that he might save his mother from too great weariness; on which ground I hope you will not think him unmanly, any more than you can have thought the gallant Colonel Bath unmanly when he made the gruel for his invalid sister.
In fact, nobody had ever been inside his cottage; he did his own housework
, and he guarded his son's privilege so jealously that the small objects of domestic use he bought some- times in the town were smuggled rapidly across the front garden under his canvas coat.
But the girl lived with an old woman who did not want her to marry anyone, for she was so lazy she wished the girl to remain with her and do the cooking and the housework
Rose-red liked better to run about in the meadows and fields seeking flowers and catching butterflies; but Snow-white sat at home with her mother, and helped her with her housework
, or read to her when there was nothing to do.