One evening, in the beginning of June, I had stayed out very late with Mary Ann
in the wood; we had, as usual, separated ourselves from the others, and had wandered far; so far that we lost our way, and had to ask it at a lonely cottage, where a man and woman lived, who looked after a herd of half-wild swine that fed on the mast in the wood.
She went in without knocking, and hurried upstairs, in great fear lest she should meet the real Mary Ann
, and be turned out of the house before she had found the fan and gloves.
Finally, when the infirmities of Father Ephraim had admonished him to seek a successor in his patriarchal office, he thought of Adam and Martha, and proposed to renew, in their persons, the primitive form of Shaker government, as established by Mother Ann
I don't think it matters this once if you put the prayer-book on the top, Mary Ann
," he said.
His sister Mary Ann
will require watching,' continued she, 'but she is a very good girl upon the whole; though I wish her to be kept out of the nursery as much as possible, as she is now almost six years old, and might acquire bad habits from the nurses.
married a rich man she didn't care anything about, and she hasn't the life of a dog.
The children of the neighbourhood were afraid of the hard-featured shrew who presided over the Bartell house; but, summoning their resolution, they rang the bell and told Ann
Bartell of the accident.
Shirley must learn to control her temper," and then read it out loud so that even the primer class, who couldn't read writing, should understand it.
Radcliffe in the last decade of the century, of which 'The Mysteries of Udolpho,' in particular, was popular for two generations.
To you little Gazan might have seemed a hideous and repulsive creature, but to Taug and Teeka he was as beautiful and as cute as is your little Mary or Johnnie or Elizabeth Ann
to you, and he was their firstborn, their only balu, and a he--three things which might make a young ape the apple of any fond father's eye.
I must tell you again we're not in a barrack, William," Miss Ann
I discovered in one of my friend's precious publications--the Life, Letters, and Labours of Miss Jane Ann
Stamper, forty-fourth edition--passages which bore with a marvellous appropriateness on Rachel's present position.