References in classic literature ?
Sally," said Tom, when they reached the kitchen door, and Sally looked at them in speechless amaze, with a piece of bread-and-butter in her mouth and a toasting-fork in her hand,--"Sally, tell mother it was Maggie pushed Lucy into the mud.
Sally, as you are aware, lost no time in presenting Lucy at the parlor door, for to have so dirty an object introduced into the house at Garum Firs was too great a weight to be sustained by a single mind.
Tulliver, going up to Lucy to examine into the amount of damage to clothes for which she felt herself responsible to her sister Deane.
Lucy can't walk in her dirty clothes," she said, looking at that innocent victim, who was wrapped up in a shawl, and sitting with naked feet on the sofa.
My expectations were wrong, for twice during the night I was wakened by Lucy trying to get out.
Again I awoke in the night, and found Lucy sitting up in bed, still asleep, pointing to the window.
Lucy seems to have become as much in love with the spot as I am, and it is hard to get her away from it when it is time to come home for lunch or tea or dinner.
I slewed round a little, so as to see Lucy well without seeming to stare at her, and saw that she was in a half dreamy state, with an odd look on her face that I could not quite make out, so I said nothing, but followed her eyes.
Oh, Charlotte," cried Lucy to her cousin, "we must have the rooms now.
Not till then did Miss Bartlett reply: "My own wishes, dearest Lucy, are unimportant in comparison with yours.
Lucy, not realizing either, was reduced to literature.
Mother wouldn't mind I'm sure," said Lucy, but again had the sense of larger and unsuspected issues.