obeyed with great sweetness, and without having been able to take leave of her lover she set off to go to Locrinos as to certain death.
She defended herself like a true heroine
with a revolver, which she shot through the broken windows whenever a savage made his appearance.
The thought, too, came into my overwrought brain that our parts now were completely changed, that she was now the heroine
, while I was just a crushed and humiliated creature as she had been before me that night--four days before.
of the bouquet kept her word; she gave Albert no sign of her existence the morrow or the day after.
In short, all her excellences were so evident that nothing was left dependent on innate evidence; and our heroine
seldom dwelt with pleasure on any character that did not give a scope to her imagination.
The novelist always compares the masticators of his heroine
to ivory; but I boldly pronounce the teeth of the Typee to be far more beautiful than ivory itself.
It has been often said, and in published statements, that the heroine
of this book was drawn after the sister of the writer, who was killed by a fall from a horse now near half a century since.
In which we at length see the true Heroine
of this History appear
But he satisfied himself in a very short time that Miss Day had nothing in common with the heroine
of that work save certain signs of habitat and climate--and save, further, the fact that the male sex wasn't terrible to her.
His disposition, you know, is warm, and he came to expostulate with me; his compassion all alive for this ill-used girl, this heroine
The relation's innocent that the heroine
gets out of.
But we can know, I fancy, that this Hedwig was a heroine
, and deserved to marry a man who became something of a hero.