And in the morning's glare, and the evening's soft repose, the five sisters
still walked, or worked, or beguiled the time by cheerful conversation, in their quiet orchard.
Dorothea immediately took up the necklace and fastened it round her sister
's neck, where it fitted almost as closely as a bracelet; but the circle suited the Henrietta-Maria style of Celia's head and neck, and she could see that it did, in the pier-glass opposite.
And saying these words she glanced at her sister
, and seeing that Dolly sat silent, her head mournfully bowed, Kitty, instead of running out of the room as she had meant to do, sat down near the door, and hid her face in her handkerchief.
looked at Turlington, uncertain what to say or do next.
"I don't know what ails sister
Pullet," she continued.
They asked me if I would see your sister
, who was then in the school-room.
"I believe he was your deceased sister
's husband, but he gave me to understand the families were not on the best of terms.
rose at the same time, and they all stood near the cage of the parrot, as he tore at a claw-full of biscuit and spat it out, seemed to mock them with a pompous dance of his body without moving his feet, and suddenly turned himself upside down and trailed himself all over the outside of his golden cage, with the aid of his cruel beak and black tongue.
Then I would hear - it was a common experience of the night - my sister
soothing her lovingly, and turning up the light to show her where she was, helping her to the window to let her see that it was no night of snow, even humouring her by going downstairs, and opening the outer door, and calling into the darkness, 'Is anybody there?' and if that was not sufficient, she would swaddle my mother in wraps and take her through the rooms of the house, lighting them one by one, pointing out familiar objects, and so guiding her slowly through the sixty odd years she had jumped too quickly.
Jennings, that they should both attend her on such a visit, Elinor had some difficulty in persuading her sister
to go, for still she had seen nothing of Willoughby; and therefore was not more indisposed for amusement abroad, than unwilling to run the risk of his calling again in her absence.
The wonder and consternation with which Joe stopped on the threshold of his bite and stared at me, were too evident to escape my sister
Then she went to prepare herself for the marriage, and begged that her sister
Dinarzade should be sent for to speak to her.