"She's my lady friend
," Jim explained, "and she's a peach.
An old woman we met in the shop then kindly took us along with her for a quarter of a mile, to a lady friend of hers, who occasionally let rooms to gentlemen.
This old woman walked very slowly, and we were twenty minutes getting to her lady friend's.
The crowd poured out of the place and went flocking away in excited groups and couples, taking the events of the session over with vivacity and consuming interest, and everybody seemed to have had a satisfactory and enjoyable day except the accused, their counsel, and their old lady friend
. There was no cheer among these, and no substantial hope.
Yes, P-t-r, it is quite proper to treat a lady friend
to ice cream twice if you can afford it.
"Our dear old lady friend
Thomson isn't here to worry so I think we can make you free of the ship.
Then, on the anniversary of the day on which I had been insulted, I hung my cassock on a peg, assumed the costume of a cavalier, and went to a ball given by a lady friend
of mine and to which I knew my man was invited.
A lady friend
of mine gets French lessons for eighteenpence an hour from a real French gentleman.
It used to be extremely prominent at one time, and was the cause of much misery to myself and discomfort to every one about me--my lady friends
especially complained most bitterly about it.
Therefore if these surroundings, this discomfort, not to mention the appalling overtures of our lady friends
, are distressing to you, why, consider how much more so they must be to me!"
At other times she lay quiet, thinking her own thoughts, or talking with me, and with one or two lady friends
in the neighborhood who came regularly to see her.
"I have more friends in New York than in Schenectady-- more gentleman friends; and more young lady friends
too," she resumed in a moment.