DORAS


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DORASDevelopment Organisation for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (est. 2000; Limerick, Ireland)
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But as I had none but passing thoughts for any subject save Dora, I glanced at her, directly afterwards, and was thinking that I saw, in her prettily pettish manner, that she was not very much inclined to be particularly confidential to her companion and protector, when a bell rang, which Mr.
I could only sit down before my fire, biting the key of my carpet-bag, and think of the captivating, girlish, bright-eyed lovely Dora. What a form she had, what a face she had, what a graceful, variable, enchanting manner!
Dora was talking to an old gentleman with a grey head.
I don't remember who was there, except Dora. I have not the least idea what we had for dinner, besides Dora.
I seemed to pay the deepest attention to him, but I was wandering in a garden of Eden all the while, with Dora.
To be allowed to call her 'Dora', to write to her, to dote upon and worship her, to have reason to think that when she was with other people she was yet mindful of me, seemed to me the summit of human ambition - I am sure it was the summit of mine.
'Do you mean a compliment?' said Dora, 'or that the weather has really changed?'
'You are not very intimate with Miss Murdstone, are you?' said Dora. -'My pet.'
We loitered along in front of them, and Dora often stopped to admire this one or that one, and I stopped to admire the same one, and Dora, laughing, held the dog up childishly, to smell the flowers; and if we were not all three in Fairyland, certainly I was.
She found us here; and presented her uncongenial cheek, the little wrinkles in it filled with hair powder, to Dora to be kissed.
"Dora is so womanly and helpful, and Davy is developing into a very smart boy.
"Would you call it fun to see poor little Dora fall down the steps and get hurt?"