Not that the parting speech caused Amelia to philosophise, or that it armed her in any way with a calmness, the result of argument; but it was intolerably dull, pompous, and tedious; and having the fear of her schoolmistress
greatly before her eyes, Miss Sedley did not venture, in her presence, to give way to any ebullitions of private grief.
Yes; I used to teach in it myself, and do teach still, but we have a first-rate schoolmistress
The pedlar meditated with much fervor on the charms of the young schoolmistress
, and swore that Daniel Webster never spoke nor looked so like an angel as Miss Higginbotham, while defending him from the wrathful populace at Parker's Falls.
is a very worthy woman who had lost all that she had, and was in great distress.
Says she, 'I could help you to a schoolmistress
that shall make you as dexterous as herself.
He coaxed in schoolmistress
fashion, as to a congregation of boys with primers.
She received me very kindly; and, though I was a poor clergyman's daughter, a governess, and a schoolmistress
, she welcomed me with unaffected pleasure to her home; and--what surprised me rather-- took some pains to make my visit agreeable.
Miss Ladd knew her business as a schoolmistress
too well to allow night-lights; and Miss Ladd's young ladies were supposed to be fast asleep, in accordance with the rules of the house.
I was schoolmistress
here before I married David Cox.
She was a tall, upright, well-favoured woman, though severe of countenance, and had more of the air of a schoolmistress
than mistress of the Six Jolly Fellowship Porters.
When Frank presented himself in the evening, ignorant of the first elements of his part, she took him in hand, as a middle-aged schoolmistress
might have taken in hand a backward little boy.
The life of an assistant schoolmistress
is sometimes trying.