maggie


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maggie

(ˈmæɡɪ)
n
(Animals) slang a magpie
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Maggie Toole, on account of her dull eyes, broad mouth and left- handed style of footwork in the twostep, went to the dances with Anna McCarty and her "fellow." Anna and Maggie worked side by side in the factory, and were the greatest chums ever.
On one such afternoon Anna and Maggie walked homeward together.
"Thanks, Anna," said Maggie; "but you and Jimmy needn't bother to- night.
"You'll see to-night," said Maggie, flushed with the wine of the first grapes she had gathered in Cupid's vineyard.
It was a heavy disappointment to Maggie that she was not allowed to go with her father in the gig when he went to fetch Tom home from the academy; but the morning was too wet, Mrs.
Before this remonstrance was finished, Maggie was already out of hearing, making her way toward the great attic that run under the old high-pitched roof, shaking the water from her black locks as she ran, like a Skye terrier escaped from his bath.
Maggie paused in her whirling and said, staggering a little, "Oh no, it doesn't make me giddy, Luke; may I go into the mill with you?"
Maggie loved to linger in the great spaces of the mill, and often came out with her black hair powdered to a soft whiteness that made her dark eyes flash out with new fire.
Pete aggressively walked up a side aisle and took seats with Maggie at a table beneath the balcony.
A knowledge of this fact made Maggie feel little and new.
Maggie perceived that Pete brought forth all his elegance and all his knowledge of high-class customs for her benefit.
Maggie wondered at the splendor of the costume and lost herself in calculations of the cost of the silks and laces.