The new town received from Garay the name of Ciudad de la Santissira Trinidad, while its port retained the old appellation of Santa Maria de Buenos Aires.
Then we will all go down together and Maria can get acquainted with her while you are measured for a dress.
Then Carmen showered and left for the dress fitting, leaving Alex with Jonathan and Destiny until Maria arrived.
Dean was replenishing the coffee and setting plates for late breakfast arrivals when Maria, their newly hired helper, arrived.
Maria was a wee bird of a woman—probably a teenager, Hispanic, and even shorter than Cynthia, who barely topped five feet.
But unlike petite Cynthia, Maria was compact—not fat, but solid.
"I think that's sweet," Cynthia offered as she returned from the kitchen, with Maria trailing behind her.
"You could see if the library has a Mayan-English dictionary," Cynthia offered with a twinkle in her eye as she led Maria to the dining room, holding her hand.
So far, wee Maria stood head and shoulders over any other domestic helper Bird Song had employed.
"I might as well roust up the rest of the family—so's Maria can meet 'em," he said as he went over to Martha's bedroom door, knocked and entered, closing the door behind him.
The Deans retreated to the front porch, allowing Fred and Martha time alone, and Maria to her new chores.
Maria was already on the stairs, dust rag and mop in hand.
There was no time for Cynthia to talk to her husband, who was busy serving breakfast to the late sleepers while she showed Maria, by hand communication, the upstairs chores of Bird Song.
Even ever-smiling Maria, the newly hired helper, put her smile on hold and looked ready to cry.
Maria has things under control.
Monday was cleaning day, but since smiling Maria had joined the staff, the Deans' chores were reduced considerably.
Poor Maria, as good as she is, can't be much help on the phone if she don't speak the language.
I was showing Maria where to clean.
Even Maria had gone uptown for the parade and festivities, surely a thrill compared to the rural poverty of her homeland.
Bird Song wasn't locked and the place was empty most of today—even Maria was watching the parade.
The young girl wanted to know about Fred, Maria, and Mrs. Lincoln and even asked about SB, her newly acquired stuffed owl.
While he smiled, he crossed his fingers that Fred was correct that Maria was legal.
"I want to make one thing clear," Fred said, as he too opened a bottle, "Maria is legal.
"With our little helper Maria," Cynthia continued, "for the first time in ages I feel caught up."
Maria, ever smiling, joined them at the table, looking from one to the other as they spoke, understanding little but enjoying their company and thrilled with their praise.
After Maria left to return to her duties, the pair lingered at the kitchen table.
Dean lied that he'd miss them and strolled into the kitchen where Cynthia and Maria were enjoying a second breakfast.
Most of the lodgers were about their daily activities, with Fred off to the post office, Maria doing her duties with her usual exuberance, and the Deans hovering close by.
Maria crushed Martha in her happy embrace, although what she'd perceived of the young girl's absence through the veil of her linguistic limitations was anyone's guess.
Towels were in short supply, rooms needed quick cleaning, and Cynthia, Maria, and Dean had their hands full.
He said Maria was prettier and asked her out and she said yes.
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The chain of the Frisian Islands marks the outer fringe of the former continental coast-line, and is separated from the mainland by shallows, known as Wadden or Watten, answering to the maria vadosa of the Romans.
When war was regarded as likely the martinella was attached to the door of the church of Santa Maria in the Mercato Nuovo in Florence and rung to warn both citizens and enemies.
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Here, on the 2nd of February, Mendoza laid the foundations of a settlement which in honour of the day he named Santa Maria de Buenos Aires.
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Spain reconquered the duchies in the war of succession (1745); they were recovered by Austria in 1746; and Maria Theresa again surrendered them to Don Philip, infante of Spain, in 1748.