It was said she had been brutally jilted
by her cousin, Rutland Whitney, and that she married this unknown man from the West out of bravado.
But now there was a member of the family who was permitted to travel and widen her horizon; and so each week there would be new personalities to talk about,--how so-and-so was dressed, and where she worked, and what she got, and whom she was in love with; and how this man had jilted
his girl, and how she had quarreled with the other girl, and what had passed between them; and how another man beat his wife, and spent all her earnings upon drink, and pawned her very clothes.
If he has jilted
her, he is a scoundrel," said Erskine.
Here the officials have actually jilted
the telegraph for the telephone.
Thou hast jilted
a maiden As fair to behold As nymph of Diana Or Venus of old.
I can harp a tune so merry that a forlorn lover will forget he is jilted
," said Robin.
Well, lad, I'll not bore you; I see how it is: Zoraide has jilted
you--married some one richer, as any sensible woman would have done if she had had the chance.
I have not so much to say for my friend Flora, who jilted
a very nice young man in the Blues for the sake of that horrid Lord Stornaway, who has about as much sense, Fanny, as Mr.
She had jilted
them all - from Basset-Holmer the senior captain to little Mildred the junior subaltern, who could have given her four thousand a year and a title.
Tears of indignation came to Lucy's eyes partly because Miss Lavish had jilted
her, partly because she had taken her Baedeker.
It was about a young girl who lived in the Hartz Mountains, and who had given up her life to save her lover's soul; and he died, and met her spirit in the air; and then, in the last verse, he jilted
her spirit, and went on with another spirit - I'm not quite sure of the details, but it was something very sad, I know.
But though she bears no ill-will when she is jilted
, you must serve faithfully while you are hers, and you must seek her out and make much of her, and, until you can rely on her good-nature (note this), not a word about the other lady.