Old Lady Mary

"Oh, my dear, I don't make any pretensions," the good woman cried, but with a little shock of pleasure which brought the tears to her eyes. And then the story was told. Connie had seen the lady walk upstairs, and had thought no harm.

Author: Margaret Oliphant

Publisher: The Floating Press

ISBN: 9781776529834

Category: Fiction

Page: 84

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In the vast majority of ghost stories, the reader's gateway into the tale is the point of view of the person being haunted. In Margaret Oliphant's unique take on the genre, however, we're granted both sides of the story. This tale of a mysteriously missing will is enlivened (so to speak) by the "voice" of the deceased woman of the title, Old Lady Mary.

The Works of Lady Blessington Confessions of an elderly lady The victims of society Conversations with Lord Byron The honey moon Galeria Flowers of loveliness Gems of beauty

She has told the poor innocent young lady her opinion , and your VOL . II . ... Do , dear papa , send that cross old lady away , and do not let my dear pretty governess leave me ! " My tears gushed plentifully at the dread of losing ...

Author: Marguerite Countess of Blessington


ISBN: STANFORD:36105124443057


Page: 372

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Murder of a Sweet Old Lady

“I was told that back in the early to mid-sixties you helped out when one of my aunts had a nervous breakdown. ... Skye restrained herself from correcting the older woman's pronunciation and explaining about the blonds of northern Italy ...

Author: Denise Swanson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101100264

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

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When she left Scumble River years ago, school psychologist Skye Denison thought she’d never be back. But after a run of bad luck in the big city, she has a new appreciation for the down-home charm of small-town life--and decides to start over in the town where she started out… When Skye’s beloved grandmother is found dead in her bed, the family consensus is natural causes. Still, Skye insists on an autopsy--an examination that proves the sweet old lady was, in fact, murdered! But who could have done the deadly deed? Skye is determined to find out, though her snooping doesn’t sit well with the relatives. Family tensions can mean only one thing: family secrets. And when a series of hooligan attacks on Skye’s property leads to an outright physical assault, Skye has to wonder if by exposing the rotten roots of her family tree, she’s one step closer to exposing the killer…

The Dramatic Works of Denis Johnston The old lady says no The scythe and the sunset Storm song The dreaming dust Strange occurrence on Ireland s Eye

WOMAN . One son with th ' divil in hell , an ' two more with th ' divils on earth . ( She spits . ) God forgive me for weanin ' a brood a sorry scuts ! ( The SPEAKER is seated silently at the foot of the bed , staring at the body with ...

Author: Denis Johnston


ISBN: STANFORD:36105006986454

Category: Ireland

Page: 408

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Charles Dickens Most Influential Works Illustrated

'I don't know how to begin, Mr. Sawyer,' said the old lady. 'It is so very painful and distressing.' 'You need not begin, ma'am,' rejoined Mr. Bob Sawyer. 'I can anticipate all you would say. The head is in fault.

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 9788027225088

Category: Fiction

Page: 7697

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Our Mutual Friend - explores the conflict between doing what society expects of a person and the idea of being true to oneself The Pickwick Papers - To extend his researches into the quaint and curious phenomena of life, Samuel Pickwick suggests that he and three other "Pickwickians" should make journeys to places remote from London and report on their findings to the other members. Oliver Twist is an orphan who starts his life in a workhouse and is then sold into apprenticeship with an undertaker. He escapes from there and travels to London, where he meets the Artful Dodger, a member of a gang of juvenile pickpockets led by the elderly criminal, Fagin… A Christmas Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation after visitations by the ghost of his former business partner and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. David Copperfield is a fatherless boy who is sent to lodge with his housekeeper's family after his mother remarries, but when his mother dies he decides to run away… Hard Times is set in the fictional city of Coketown and it is centered around utilitarian and industrial influences on Victorian society. A Tale of Two Cities depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, and many unflattering social parallels with life in London during the same period. Great Expectations depicts the personal growth and development of an orphan nicknamed Pip in Kent and London in the early to mid-19th century. Bleak House – legal thriller based on true events. Little Dorrit – criticize the institution of debtors' prisons, the shortcomings of both government and society. COLLECTED LETTERS THE LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENS by John Forster

The Lady s Monthly Museum

Ay , " added the old lady , weeping ; " misfortunes never come alone ! It was the very first day of their arrival our deafness came upon us . " At this instant the parlour - door opened , and in stalked two tall , raw - boned , meagre ...





Page: 448

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The Living Age

Certainly , Mr. Moore , we can't reTHE PRETTY OLD LADY . fuse ; but to ladies ' feet , a round boys , also , if you please . Now the pretty old lady had She must have been very , very beautiful the prettiest of feet , with the most ...



ISBN: UCAL:B2895020



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That is the opposite side of where the woman you are after had gone on holding obviously with another man. ... but I tell you this that this love; my darling is a love worth fighting for,” said Calvin hugging the old woman tightly.

Author: David Gomadza

Publisher: David Gomadza


Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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A suspenseful romantic action-packed thriller. A gorgeous young lady turned Most Wanted. A romantic trip and a love to die for. A hidden secret. An evil brutal regime practicing a cult they believe existed even before God created the world. Until the regime is stopped life is on the line. A must read. ABOUT THE SERIES EVELINA A secret cult that existed even before this world was created is still at the center of murder a thousand years later. A ruthless regime is using this cult to run rampage and havoc. A corrupt and evil world where murder is the norm. A place so dark and scary where they all come out in numbers where they are slaughtered in thousands. A place where they are naked:-no rights, hopes, or anything to hang on to. A place where the only hope and courage is the heart-engraved-belief that someone will solve God's Dilemma and rise to save humanity. A pledge to fight to the death because the sole existence of the regime is to restore the lost kingdom of darkness at humanity's expense. Where restoring it means slaughtering two-thirds of the world's population in 48 hours known as the 48 Hours of Darkness. It's a story of great courage in the face of death. The rise of Tomorrow's World Order citing the system as the root of all evil setting a collision course with the regime. The suspenseful questions are when and of what magnitude will the collision be and the devastating outcome? Will the regime allow a system change? Where stakes are high and the regime will defend the system at any cost will they succeed and at what cost? How can mankind survive the most feared devil's ghosts? Are you to be the lucky few to be spared in the 48 hours of darkness? Is mankind doomed or there is hope? What is God's Dilemma and can it really be solved? Unless God's Dilemma is solved mankind is doomed. A race against time where it's a matter of life or death for the strongest men let alone for Evelina caught up in all this. Will she survive the greatest manhunt since the world was created with everyone after her with the most powerful man demanding her too? Only one way to find out. Get this book right now.

The Lady of the Manor

Mrs. Green was busy among her little children ; presenting with her spectacled nose , her toothless mouth , and little mob - cap , an object of no small merriment to the tittering Dorothea . The old lady was however very proud of her ...

Author: Mary Martha Sherwood


ISBN: UOM:39015063553534

Category: Christian life

Page: 438

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The Life and Adventures of Valentine Vox the Ventriloquist

Now she is , but she wasn't then ; old Sam was alive at that time . " 99 I'll tell you what we'll do ; we'll give one of the old women a turn , you know , instead of going down to that tent . Valentine , of course , was quite willing to ...

Author: Henry Cockton


ISBN: OXFORD:600065526


Page: 166

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