"She'll do well enough if she keeps her pace and doesn't go off on us in the middle of the season, as she's
more than like to do."
Though she is my sister," Stepan Arkadyevitch pursued, "I don't hesitate to say that she's
a remarkable woman.
a Protestant, and you know they don't look upon these things like the Catholics.'
all in white,' he says, 'wi' white flowers in her hair, and she's
awful mad, and she's
got a shroud hanging over her arm, and she says she'll put it on me at five in the morning.'
He deserves to win her, though there's no denying she's
a rare bit o' workmanship.
deaf as a post and we'll have to split our throats to make her hear at all.
goin' ter sleep in the attic--more shame ter HER!" scolded Nancy, with another glance over her shoulder toward the house behind her.
The little un takes after my side, now: she's
twice as 'cute as Tom.
the best scholar I have!' says Miss Dearborn.
Minnie and Joram have just stepped down to the house, in fact (she's
there, after hours, helping her aunt a bit), to ask her how he is tonight; and if you was to please to wait till they come back, they'd give you full partic'lers.
just taken it to play with or help along that imagination of hers.
`She'll be awkward and rough at first, like enough,' grandmother said anxiously, `but unless she's
been spoiled by the hard life she's
led, she has it in her to be a real helpful girl.'