Anna Maria was about to argue the point, when all at once there began to be other sounds up above--the rasping noise of a saw; and the noise of a little dog, scratching and yelping!
"We are discovered and interrupted, Anna Maria; let us collect our property,-- and other people's,--and depart at once."
Women like Maria Valenzuela are born once in a hundred years.
Maria Valenzuela--there was scorn in her smile as she said: "They kill each other often--is it not so?
"Well, Charlotte, you have seen him at last!" cried Maria, the instant the door had closed; "and I am dying to know how you like him!"
no one can be miserable that is well married," cried Maria; "Heigho!
On a day when she had filled her brood with what was left in the house, Maria
invested her last fifteen cents in a gallon of cheap wine.
She saw a glance at Maria
which confirmed the injury to herself: it was a scheme, a trick; she was slighted, Maria
was preferred; the smile of triumph which Maria
was trying to suppress shewed how well it was understood; and before Julia could command herself enough to speak, her brother gave his weight against her too, by saying, "Oh yes!
Darcy, she turned her eyes on the daughter, she could almost have joined in Maria
's astonishment at her being so thin and so small.
"A fine man he was," said Miss Maria
, speaking for the first time.
Fred's father and senior partners counselled him to take Maria
, even with the twenty thousand settled, half down, and half at the death of Mr.
'A prettier foot, a gayer heart, a more dimpled face, or a smarter form, never bounded so lightly over the earth they graced, as did those of Maria
Lobbs, the old saddler's daughter.