Ruby Gillis was the handsomest girl of the year at the Academy; in the Second Year classes Stella Maynard carried off the palm for beauty, with small but critical minority in favor of Anne Shirley.
With the "rose-red" girl, Stella Maynard, and the "dream girl," Priscilla Grant, she soon became intimate, finding the latter pale spiritual-looking maiden to be full to the brim of mischief and pranks and fun, while the vivid, black-eyed Stella had a heartful of wistful dreams and fancies, as aerial and rainbow-like as Anne's own.
First of the important English sequences is the 'Astrophel and Stella
' of Sir Philip Sidney, written about 1580, published in 1591.
You and Phil and Priscilla and Jane all stole a march on me in the matter of marriage; and Stella
is teaching in Vancouver.
Esther is the Persian word for star; Stella the Latin.
Dingley has heard of Nimrod, but not Stella, for it is in the Bible.
Your wrong spelling, Madam Stella, has put me out: it does not look right; let me see, bussiness, busyness, business, bisyness, bisness, bysness; faith, I known not which is right, I think the second; I believe I never writ the word in my life before; yes, sure I must, though; business, busyness, bisyness.-- I have perplexed myself, and can't do it.
"It's from Stella -- and she's coming to Redmond next year -- and what do you think of her idea?
"I'll be better able to tell you when I find out what it is," said Priscilla, casting aside a Greek lexicon and taking up Stella's letter.
The result is a fresh, revisionist account of the untidy ferment that Stella
would, within a mere 12 months or so, distill into the monolithic 'Black Paintings', of which a quartet was shown in the Museum of Modern Art's 'Fifteen Americans' in December 1959.
She is best known for her irreverent celebrity pictures, but a new exhibition in her home town sees Stella
Vine turning to self portraiture.
This came just weeks after she was seen smooching Stella
on a yacht on July 19, reported E!