Ethel


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Eth´el


a.1.Noble.
References in classic literature ?
For he never travelled without a case of swords, with which he had fought many brilliant duels, or without a corresponding case for his mandolin, with which he had actually serenaded Miss Ethel Harrogate, the highly conventional daughter of a Yorkshire banker on a holiday.
All eyes, as usual, were riveted, for the moment at least, upon Ethel Harrogate, whose golden Greek head and colour of the dawn seemed set purposely above that sapphire sea, like a goddess's.
In Ethel Harrogate conventionality crowned itself with a perfection and splendour of its own.
Ethel had been earnestly assured that brigands, the true cut-throats of the modern legend, still haunted that ridge and held that pass of the Apennines.
Muscari was in towering spirits, seriously believing in the peril, and his talk to Ethel might well have made her think him a maniac.
But Ethel Harrogate had never before seen the southern parks tilted on the splintered northern peaks; the gorge of Glencoe laden with the fruits of Kent.
Muscari threw an arm round Ethel, who clung to him, and shouted aloud.
Ethel Marr was admitted by all competent judges to have the most stylish modes of hair-dressing, and Jane Andrews--plain, plodding, conscientious Jane--carried off the honors in the domestic science course.
Uson seemed to be a faux pas, to Ethel at least, as it didn't escape the comedian's eye.
Ethel came up with the idea while on holiday with daughter Pauline Neal, 73.
Proud New Year Honours winner Ethel still volunteers for two charities that help current and retired NHS staff.