"They are the ladies
of the court; I must go down and see what they are about!" So he pulled up his slippers at the heel, for he had trodden them down.
But seeing that they were slow about it, and that Rocinante was in a hurry to reach the stable, he made for the inn door, and perceived the two gay damsels who were standing there, and who seemed to him to be two fair maidens or lovely ladies
taking their ease at the castle gate.
But, if you will pardon my saying so, I was lost in astonishment at seeing such beautiful ladies
"If the ladies
take to him," said the old gentleman, "they'll be suited and he'll be suited.
The mirrors on the landing reflected ladies
in white, pale-blue, and pink dresses, with diamonds and pearls on their bare necks and arms.
"The other young ladies
are as busy as bees, miss," the housemaid explained.
Daylight at length appeared in its full lustre; and now the two ladies
, who were riding over a common side by side, looking stedfastly at each other, at the same moment both their eyes became fixed; both their horses stopt, and, both speaking together, with equal joy pronounced, the one the name of Sophia, the other that of Harriet.
' Aid bought it for me--and wasn't it lovely of them, when they wanted the carpet so?
I told her, yes, and insisted on it, that to do so was to be a gentlewoman; 'for,' says I, 'there is such a one,' naming a woman that mended lace and washed the ladies
He had entertained hopes of being admitted to a sight of the young ladies
, of whose beauty he had heard much; but he saw only the father.
Bute Crawley in the country, and other ladies
who had come into contact with Mrs.
First, there was Wardle himself, looking, if that were possible, more jolly than ever; then there were Bella and her faithful Trundle; and, lastly, there were Emily and some eight or ten young ladies
, who had all come down to the wedding, which was to take place next day, and who were in as happy and important a state as young ladies
usually are, on such momentous occasions; and they were, one and all, startling the fields and lanes, far and wide, with their frolic and laughter.