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lady

lady Sentence Examples

  • But I don't know anything about dressing or acting like a lady.

  • One does not dress or act like a lady.

  • You are a lady.

  • Alex was busy talking to a lady with a low-cut bodice.

  • The lady you were talking to.

  • Destiny was a little lady, waiting until he came into the kitchen before plowing into him.

  • I always thought he felt more pity than love for the old lady.

  • The lady at the wheel reminded Adrienne of Mrs. Marsh.

  • Sit down, young lady.

  • I can vouch for this young lady.

  • Excuse me for staring, but aren't you the young lady that had Ashley in a dither?

  • Tom, could you get this young lady's luggage and take her to the restaurant?

  • You're growing into quite the young lady.

  • Lady luck intervened when the director removed a twenty dollar bill from his wallet for a tip for the maid and Howie was able to record the bill number.

  • They've got fifty agents going all over the state of Idaho looking for an old lady.

  • "Order anything you'd like, Honey," Betsy said as she snuggled next to the young lady and elicited a squeal with a tickle.

  • That's where the newspaper lady is based.

  • Then this newspaper lady in Boston gave her an out and she jumped on it like Roy Rogers on Trigger.

  • That lady who's in the news, the one from Idaho who claims she's the tipster, she wrote an entry.

  • Howie is kind of tired and the old lady, his mother, isn't doing well.

  • We didn't get around to the other one; the newspaper lady.

  • The old lady babbled something to her husband about Howie, and naturally, Howie doesn't know what guy is talking about.

  • That's the old lady who claims she's the psychic tipster but has seen God and now quit.

  • "Take it easy," a lady in white said as she turned on something that elevated my bed.

  • In the Gustefson home resides a delightful young lady for whom I have special plans.

  • Here I sit, having to listen to a sobbing lady instead of being on my way to more pleasant chores.

  • Yes, I've sinned as I'm sure you know but I never ever harmed any young lady the way poor Annie was mutilated.

  • I said a silent prayer the young lady hadn't fallen into the hands of someone like our stalker.

  • A blue haired old lady with a walker and her mate hauling an oxygen tank looked at me as If I was the Boston strangler.

  • She was a nice lady.

  • From what little she knew about etiquette, she was occupying the seat of the lady of the house.

  • He alone had interviewed and recommended the young woman, who was located by one of his lady friends.

  • When Dean first introduced himself, the young lady continued with her engaging smile until it became obvious she had no idea what he was saying—even after he sputtered the half-dozen words of Spanish he knew.

  • The lady at the library bought 'em. We was fifty-fifty on that stuff.

  • I'm sorry I called that lady cop a pig and got you in trouble.

  • "Just don't even think of doing anything like that again, young lady," Cynthia said, giving Martha's hand a pat.

  • A man, not the usual wimpy social lady, was the culprit who organized the hasty departure.

  • Dean telephoned the sheriff's office, crossing his fingers that the redheaded deputy Lady Larkin was out bagging the ten most wanted speeders.

  • Kind of a drag, but he meant well and his old lady's cooking was something.

  • Fred O'Connor had arranged the affair and Dean had reluctantly agreed to subject himself to the scrutiny of the cream of the town's lady folk.

  • Let the old guy and his lady friends paint up some signs.

  • Fred O'Connor, with three silver-haired lady friends in tow, clustered around the backyard picnic table.

  • Give the lady a koppie doll!

  • Chasing it down might prove difficult, even for Fred and his history-loving lady friends.

  • "Costumes," the lady said, disappointment like empty socks at Christmas ringing in her voice.

  • Fred, with the help of his cadre of lady friends, was the one person who had the best shot of producing further information on the family and its history.

  • There, amid a cluster of floats, Boy Scouts and ballerinas, four of Fred's lady friends were in the final stages of hanging bunting about a beautiful old touring car whose vintage or name Dean couldn't identify.

  • "Wait until I get a speeding ticket and I'll remind you," one lady kidded, reminding Dean of his yet unpaid citation.

  • Fred's lady friends will provide all the support I need.

  • "Listen lady, I'm the one doing the asking, not you," Fitzgerald snarled, "Just shut up and listen."

  • "My people tell me all the little girl talked about was Ouray and you folks," Groucho said, "so I figured she and her old lady were coming this way."

  • The Deans couldn't hear the conversation but assumed it was one more lady in waiting for the senior Prince Charming's favor.

  • "Ain't nobody around except me and this charming young lady," Fred replied.

  • When there was a lady around, Fred O'Connor was always in good hands.

  • A slender lady dressed in an expensive looking dark suit swung out of the car and stood, slowly shutting the door.

  • Such a lady as you would enjoy the fine restaurants.

  • Deidre saw the strange flash of a red, glowing tattoo on the lady's exposed neck.

  • "Smells good enough to eat!" she said to the lady sitting behind the table.

  • You issue me an ultimatum I can't live with and then make out with some lady at the lake.

  • "Lady, that your kid?" someone asked as she stepped toward the door.

  • "Lady, you can't just leave him!" the first objector said, grabbing her arm.

  • You're like that sick lady who put her kid on a plane to Russia 'cause she don't want him no more!

  • When she felt ready to snap, the black lady returned with the little boy in tow.

  • The black lady's tone left no imagination to what she thought of the latest deadbeat mom in her office.

  • "I know, good lady," he said.

  • "A lady from the Caribbean Sanctuary has come with news," the Immortal said.

  • "Almost done, good lady," Kris said before she could kick them out.

  • "May the suns long grace you, gentle lady," he said in a quiet, gravelly voice.

  • "Yes to both, gentle lady," he said.

  • "Worry not, gentle lady," he said, aware of her scrutiny.

  • The second caller was a lady friend of Fred's by the sound of the muffled conversation.

  • Which lucky lady was on the phone?

  • I got a call from this one lady who was as excited as a bear in a beehive.

  • She was a do-gooder and a society lady, married a minister.

  • It was a gift from a young lady whom he'd helped when Bird Song first opened.

  • Aren't you going to give the nice lady the notebook too, Fred?

  • They're gonna serve fresh ice cream in hell before that lady gets a sniff at this here notebook, even if it proves to be worthless scratchings.

  • A lady of the night.

  • I sure wish this young lady wrote a date on her writings.

  • If I had a date when this Lola lady died, I might find something, but I'm not sure what good it would do us.

  • My monthly condition excuses me from duties today so I donned my finest dress and strolled the streets of Ouray like the lady that was once Annie Quincy.

  • She was obviously a very intelligent young lady.

  • I was a lady for a long and lovely Sunday afternoon while a tan mare serenaded us with her tinkling bells as the runners wooshed along on the packed snow.

  • We're going to miss it but the guy that's bunking with the fat lady just 'bought' our room.

  • I dust and sweep but a stern lady looks after the madam whose care is beyond my responsibilities.

  • How's the little lady?

  • I spoke with a nice lady at the new paper but she said all the old records were in some basement.

  • But I can't say I miss that Shipton lady none.

  • Dean smiled at the young lady's perception.

  • Dean thanked the personable young lady but passed on the invitation.

  • "He had some lady in the car," Martha said, just as Fred O'Connor tromped down the stairs and joined them.

  • Cowering in the opposite corner, sat a young lady rocking, with her face in her hands.

  • I would rather die than hurt a lady.

  • He had never experienced this intimacy with a lady of breeding, and knew that if her family ever learned of their actions, they would demand restitution for his behavior.

  • I would like something for a special lady.

  • Yes. You know it isn't polite to ask a lady her age.

  • Deborah acted the perfect lady, never once leering at Jackson.

  • This lady wore it with the finesse of a duchess.

  • Everyone teases him, you know - Josh and the goat lady.

  • A real lady's man.

  • "It's a pleasure, my lady," he said, at once thrilled and uneasy that she'd finally acknowledged the leader of the Council That Was Seven.

  • The guy got sick of looking at the old lady and took a hike.

  • Mayer said, "And quite a lady."

  • The area was nearly empty except for crying gulls, a man running with his dog, and an elderly lady propped up in a half chair read­ing.

  • Dean slumped down in his chair, his mind picturing a veiled fugitive, costumed as an old lady, slinking into a back pew.

  • A lady from Visa had called, probably to tell him he was overextended.

  • You here to kill Linda Segal, The Ice Lady, or is this a social call?

  • The Ice Lady must have really gotten Leland's goat, Dean thought.

  • He and his lady friend were drunk, at least it sounded like it, laughing and all.

  • I swear on my old lady's head we never touched a nickel of it—never even opened the damn suitcases.

  • All we have to do is find it, spend ten minutes yelling at an old lady and then get back to Parkside.

  • There was a sad but determined look about the young lady.

  • Only the Lord knew what Linda Segal, The Ice Lady of the Parkside Sentinel, would do with this turn of events.

  • You were a perfect lady.

  • The Ice Lady, Linda Segal, was going full bore at the Sentinel, trying to convince her reading public that the poor lad might have been saved had the local police properly conducted the search for the missing boy in a timely fashion.

  • Fred was being consoled by Mrs. Abernathy or some other of his lady friends so Dean spent the evening alone with the sound of a little early Nat King Cole trio, vintage forties.

  • His shirttail was out and he looked like the lady friend had put him through his paces.

  • Randy and Cynthia Byrne were in the front row seated next to a white-haired lady Dean assumed was Cynthia's mother.

  • While he reluctantly acknowledged his growing feelings for the lady, he couldn't help but wonder: What would she think if she learned her loving husband was a toad who'd dropped her like a rock for a measly 2.8 mil?

  • This silence did little to get Linda Segal, the Ice Lady of the Parkside Sentinel, off his back.

  • He did mention his interview with Cece Baldwin, describing Byrne's relationship with the young lady as that of a compassionate mentor.

  • It was his first home-cooked meal in memory, if you could discount the occasional donated casseroles from Fred O'Connor's lady friends.

  • I'm sure Mr. Dean doesn't want to wait up for an out-of-shape old lady lagging behind him.

  • The Ice Lady of the Parkside Sentinel went bonkers.

  • Linda Segal, The Ice Lady, was speechless.

  • The phone rang twice, both calls from Fred's lady friends, who were anxious for his return.

  • He had nearly forgotten the young lady, the recipient of Jeffrey Byrne's kindness.

  • Randy cut the call short, telling the young lady his mother hadn't returned and he was awaiting her call.

  • This must put you on a whole different ground with the lady.

  • He's probably with some lady friend right now, in one of the motels or in the motor home.

  • I wonder what the sales lady thought.

  • There is a lady down in Texas who has a Longhorn cow she wants to sell.

  • Don't keep the little lady waiting.

  • "My lady, we must go!" he whispered.

  • Nay, lady, I will leave when I desire.

  • What's your name, dark lady?

  • We will keep it so, dark lady.

  • I was curious, dark lady.

  • The pure can resist evil, dark lady.

  • What do you fight for, dark lady?

  • May the gods give you strength, dark lady.

  • I'll watch over you as you sleep, dark lady.

  • I raised him, dark lady.

  • As you wish, dark lady.

  • I am, dark lady.

  • I'm here, dark lady.

  • So that was how a lady announced she was pregnant under such indelicate circumstances.

  • Alondra had everything a young lady could want – with the exception of the man she loved.

  • I fell head over heals with the little goat lady who had the courage to get right up into my face and give me what-for about a hen I threw to the fox.

  • Unable to resist one last look, he found the girl talking to the lady in the seat beside her.

  • Wouldn't you like to be the first lady?

  • Go take your vacation, young lady.

  • Megan opened her eyes as the lady beside her leaned closer.

  • The lady nodded and returned her attention to the window.

  • The lady led her to a corner where two brooms hung on the wall.

  • You must be the young lady who is renting the Foreman place.

  • Who's the pretty lady?

  • She's the lady who's renting the Foreman place.

  • Dad, this phone is inside a little country store and the lady that works here said it would be all right to give you this number.

  • The lady in the red dress?

  • The almshouses, known as St John's hospital, were founded in 1602; and in 1637 a free grammar school was endowed by Lady Grace Manners.

  • Her name signifies "lady of the nether-world."

  • His novels, for the most part published first in London, reflect his wild adventurous life, the best known being The Son of the Wolf (1900); The Call of the Wild (1903); Moon Face (1906); Martin Eden (1909); South Sea Tales (1912), and his last, The Little Lady of the Big House (1916).

  • The best testimony for the behaviour of Orleans during this summer is the testimony of an English lady, Mrs Grace Dalrymple Elliott, who shared his heart with the comtesse de Buffon, and from which it is absolutely certain that at the time of the riot of the 12th of July he was on a fishing excursion, and was rudely treated by the king on the next day when going to offer him his services.

  • Among his companions on his voyage round the Cape were the Baron Imhoff, a speculative portrait-painter, and his wife, a lady of some personal attractions and great social charm, who was destined henceforth to be Hastings's lifelong companion.

  • Guided by the swan he reached Antwerp, and married the lady on condition that she should not ask his origin.

  • On the 25th of April 1650, he married Lady Frances Cecil, sister of the earl of Essex, his first wife having died in the previous year leaving no family.

  • Callander owes much of its prosperity to the fact that it is the centre from which the Trossachs is usually visited, the route being that described in Scott's Lady of the Lake.

  • "The kittens," observes a lady writer, "are born absolutely white, and in about a week a faint pencilling comes round the ears, and gradually all the points come.

  • Sc. 4) causes the queen to remonstrate, in reply to her lady's suggestion of a game at bowls to relieve her ennui, "'Twill make me think the world is full of rubs, and that my fortune runs against the bias."

  • (who died when he was two years old), was a Venetian lady, Catarina Cornaro.

  • At first he entered into the service of a high-born lady; but ere long the amir, hearing of his arrival, called him in as medical attendant, and sent him back with presents to his dwelling.

  • The monastic buildings have practically disappeared, but the church was a splendid building of various dates from Norman to Decorated, the choir and Lady chapel representing the later period.

  • The Madonna della Steccata (Our Lady of the Palisade), a fine church in the form of a Greek cross, erected between 1521 and 1539 after Zaccagni's designs, contains the tombs and monuments of many of the Bourbon and Farnese dukes of Parma, and preserves its pictures, Parmigiano's "Moses Breaking the Tables of the Law" and Anselmi's "Coronation of the Virgin."

  • Princess Patricia of Connaught resigned her royal title on her marriage, and elected to be known as Lady Patricia Ramsay.

  • In 1738 he married Lady Elizabeth Finch, daughter of the earl of Winchelsea.

  • On the first presentation to her of Lady Castlemaine, Charles's mistress en titre, whom he insisted on making lady of her bedchamber, she fainted away.

  • On the 17th of March 1528 he married Ottilie Beham, a gifted lady, whose brothers, pupils of Albrecht Durer, had got into trouble through Anabaptist leanings.

  • This enthusiastic love of poverty is certainly the keynote of St Francis's spirit; and so one of his disciples in an allegorical poem (translated into English as The Lady of Poverty by Montgomery Carmichael, 1901), and Giotto in one of the frescoes at Assisi, celebrated the "holy nuptials of Francis with Lady Poverty."

  • It is now known that the influence of Nelson and of the British ambassador, Sir William Hamilton, and Lady Hamilton precipitated the rupture between Naples and France.

  • 1 Thomas Osborne, the future lord treasurer, succeeded to the baronetcy and estates in Yorkshire on his father's death in 1647, and after unsuccessfully courting his cousin Dorothy Osborne, married Lady Bridget Bertie, daughter of the earl of Lindsey.

  • by which the succession devolved upon Mary, and now he violated his oath by signing Edward's " device " of the crown to Lady Jane Grey.

  • In November, with Lady Jane Grey, her husband, and two other Dudleys, Cranmer was condemned for treason.

  • The cloisters connect the cathedral with the church of Our Lady (Liebfrauenkirche), a beautiful building in the form of a circle intersected by a cross, with a lofty vault, built 1127-1143, and said to be the oldest Gothic church in Germany.

  • Loretto School, one of the foremost public schools in Scotland, occupies the site of the chapel of Our Lady of Loretto, which was founded in 1534 by Thomas Duthie, a hermit from Mt Sinai.

  • His mother Domitia Calvilla (or Lucilla) was a lady of consular rank, and the family of his father Annius Verus (prefect of the city and thrice consul), originally Spanish, had received patrician rank from Vespasian.

  • The young lady's relatives ultimately became reconciled to the match, and procured him an appointment as attache to the British legation at Turin.

  • Although this was a noble alliance, it is probable that the lady had no great portion.

  • Within ten years he married a third time, the lady being Elizabeth Leybourne, the widow of Lord Dacre of Gilsland.

  • LADY DAY, originally the name for all the days in the church calendar marking any event in the Virgin Mary's life, but now restricted to the feast of the Annunciation, held on the 25th of March in each year.

  • Lady Day was in medieval and later times the beginning of the legal year in England.

  • In 1752 this was altered to the 1st of January, but the 25th of March remains one of the Quarter Days; though in some parts old Lady Day, on the 6th of April, is still the date for rent paying.

  • Other old buildings are a church of Our Lady, dating as it stands from 1242, a diocesan library (partly of the, 5th century), royal palace (1733) and institute for daughters of noblemen (1670).

  • It is the centre of Bosnian education, containing the celebrated orphanage founded in 1869 by Miss Irby and Miss Mackenzie (afterwards Lady Sebright); the Scheriat-Schule, which derives its name from the Turkish code or scheri, and is maintained by the state for Moslem law-students; a gymnasium, a technical institute and a teachers' training-college.

  • Four years afterwards he made his first appearance as an author with an elegy called Fame's Memorial, or the Earl of Devonshire deceased, and dedicated to the widow of the earl (Charles Blount, Lord Mountjoy, "coronized," to use Ford's expression, by King James in 1603 for his services in Ireland) - a lady who would have been no unfitting heroine for one of his own tragedies of lawless passion, the famous Penelope, formerly Lady Rich.

  • Stephen was defeated and captured at Lincoln (1141); the empress was acclaimed lady or queen of England (she used both titles indifferently) and crowned at London.

  • in 1541, was ordained deacon in 1544 and was proctor and Lady Margaret preacher in 1548-1549.

  • "I have seen many men" (wrote Sir William Kingston, governor of the Tower) "and also women executed, and all they have been in great sorrow, and to my knowledge this lady has much joy and pleasure in death."

  • He renewed former acquaintance, however, with the " poet " Mallet, and through him gained access to Lady Hervey's circle, where a congenial admiration, not to say affectation, of French manners and literature made him a welcome guest.

  • In April 1793 he unexpectedly received tidings of the death of Lady Sheffield; and the motive of friendship thus supplied combined with the pressure of public events to urge him homewards.

  • In 1875 he became Lady Margaret professor of divinity in succession to William Selwyn.

  • Although he was anxious to marry this lady, the match was rendered impossible by the dislike of George II.

  • After a marriage between the prince and Lady Diana Spencer, afterwards the wife of John, 4th duke of Bedford, had been frustrated by Walpole, Frederick was married in April 1736 to 1 Frederick was never actually created duke of Gloucester, and when he was raised to the peerage in 1736 it was as duke of Edinburgh only.

  • He then moved to London, married a lady of wealth, and devoted himself to learning and philosophy.

  • Portions of the abbey buildings, including the Lady chapel of the church, now converted into a dwelling-house, are incoporated in those of Sherborne grammar school, founded (although a school existed previously) by Edward VI.

  • His marriage in 1848 with Miss Mackinnon, a Scottish lady, remained without issue.

  • His name is preserved in the Sicilian Minoa, and his tomb was pointed out in the neighbourhood of Agrigentum, with a shrine above dedicated to his native Aphrodite, the lady of the dove; and in this connexion it must be observed that the cult of Eryx perpetuates to much later times the characteristic features of the worship of the Cretan Nature goddess, as now revealed to us in the palace of Cnossus and elsewhere.

  • Baden-Powell's Sketches in Mafeking and East Africa (1907) and Lady Sarah Wilson's South African Memories (1909) deal largely with the siege of Mafeking.

  • The order is well represented in Britain by 18 genera, which include several species of Orchis: Gymnadenia (fragrant orchis), Habenaria (butterfly and frog orchis), Aceras (man orchis), Hermin- ium (musk orchis), Ophrys (bee, spider and fly orchis), Epipactis (Helleborine), Cephalanthera, Neottia (bird's-nest orchis), one of the few saprophytic genera, which have no green leaves, but derive their nourishment from decaying organic matter in the soil, Listens (Tway blade), Spiranthes (lady's tresses), Malaxis (bog-orchis), Liparis (fen-orchis), Corallorhiza (coral root), also a saprophyte, and Cypripedium (lady's slipper), represented by a single species now very rare in limestone districts in the north of England.

  • From that moment began new plots for the escape of the prisoners from the Temple, the chief of which were engineered by the Chevalier de Jarjayes, 1 the baron de Batz, 2 and the faithful Lady Atkyns.

  • Lady Atkyns was trying by every possible means to get the dauphin out of his prison when he was apparently already in safe hands, if not outside the Temple walls.

  • In the same year he married Charlotte I'Ans, a lady much older than himself.

  • AETHELFLAED (Ethelfleda), the "Lady of the Mercians," the eldest child of Alfred the Great, was educated with her brother Edward at her father's court.

  • King and queen fly, carrying the child with them, and while the wife is tending her husband, who dies of a broken heart on his flight, the infant is carried off by a friendly water-fairy, the Lady of the Lake, who brings the boy up in her mysterious kingdom.

  • Tricked into a liaison with the Fisher King's daughter Elaine, he becomes the father of Galahad, the Grail winner, and, as a result of the queen's jealous anger at his relations with the lady, goes mad, and remains an exile from the court for some years.

  • The Arthurian cycle must have its own love-tale; Guenevere, the leading lady of that cycle, could not be behind the courtly ladies of the day and lack a lover; one had to be found for her.

  • Did it spring from the fertile brain of some court lady, Marie, or another?

  • He at once began love-making, and in spite of his ugliness succeeded in winning the heart of the lady to whom his colonel was attached; this led to such scandal that his father obtained a lettre de cachet, and the young scapegrace was imprisoned in the isle of Re.

  • See also Etienne Dumont, Souvenirs sur Mirabeau (1832), a work which has been translated into English by Lady E.

  • Geographical Journal (London, 1904); A Tropical Dependency, by Lady Lugard (London, 1905); the Colonial Office Reports on Northern Nigeria from 1902 onward, and other works cited under NIGERIA.

  • Interesting reminiscences will be found in the Life of Codrington, by Lady Bourchier.

  • The tradition that he was descended from Dr Rowland Taylor, Cranmer's chaplain, who suffered martyrdom under Mary, is grounded on the untrustworthy evidence of a certain Lady Wray, said to have been a granddaughter of Jeremy Taylor.

  • The second Lady Carbery was the original of the "Lady" in Milton's Comus.

  • This he has called his third stage as a political economist, and he says that he was helped towards it by the lady, Mrs Taylor,' who became his wife in 1851.

  • It is generally supposed that he writes with a lover's extravagance about this lady's powers when he compares her with Shelley and Carlyle.

  • Origen, who had distinguished himself by his intrepid zeal, was supported for a time by a lady of rank, but began about the same time to earn his bread by teaching; and in 203 he was placed, with the sanction of the bishop Demetrius, at the head of the catechetical school.

  • The influence of Barras with this fashionable lady helped on the match.

  • de Las Cases, Memorial de Ste Helene (4 vols., London and Paris, 1823); Lady Malcolm, A Diary of St Helena (London, 1899); W.

  • On the 17th of October 1710 he married at Longleat Lady Frances Worsley, grand-daughter of the first Viscount Weymouth.

  • The lord lieutenant had a strong personal liking for Swift, who was also a friend of Lady Carteret's family.

  • His first wife died in June 1743 at Aschaffenburg, and in April 1744 he married Lady Sophia Fermor, daughter of Lord Pomfret - a fashionable beauty and "reigning toast" of London society, who was younger than his daughters.

  • His mother, Lady Randolph Churchill, divorced her second husband, George Cornwallis-West, in 1913; and married in 1918, as her third husband, Montague Phippen Porch, formerly a Government official in Nigeria.

  • With one of the daughters, Margaret, he carried on a long correspondence, which was afterwards published by the lady, who declared that they were privately married.

  • There is also a school founded by Lady Margaret Boswell, wife of Sir William Boswell, ambassador to Charles I.

  • This lady, now the wife of Eochaid Airem, high-king of Ireland, was in a former existence the beloved of the god Mider, who again seeks her love and carries her off.

  • of Austria; State of Germany after the Reformation, by Lady Duff Gordon (1853); Memoirs of the House of Brandenburg and History of Prussia during the 17th and 18th Centuries, by Sir Alexander and Lady Duff Gordon (1849); and History of the Popes during the 16th and 17th Centuries, by S.

  • In 1489 it was acquired by Venice, which claimed the island on the death of the last king, having adopted his widow (a Venetian lady named Catarina Cornaro) as a daughter of the republic. On the history of Cyprus, see Stubbs, Lectures on Medieval and Modern History, 156-208.

  • and Lady A.

  • Sometimes he would pass hours thinking of a certain illustrious lady, devising means of seeing her and of doing deeds that would win her favour; at other times the thoughts suggested by the books got the upper hand.

  • Approaching the abbey he resolved to do as his favourite hero Amadis de Gaul did - keep a vigil all night before the Lady altar and then lay aside his worldly armour to put on that of Christ.

  • Leaving his mule to the abbey, and giving away his worldly clothes to a beggar, he kept his watch in the church during the night of the 24th-25th of March, and placed on the Lady altar his sword and dagger.

  • Here he consulted Isabella Roser, a lady of high rank and piety, and also the master of a grammar school.

  • And we are told "Robin loved our dere lady; For doute of dedely synne Wolde he never do company harme That ony woman was ynne."

  • The 15th-century font, the pulpit (1570), the organ (1617), and the early Gothic Lady chapel containing a much venerated 13th-century image of the Virgin, which was annually carried in procession through the town, are all noticeable.

  • She was entrusted to the care of the earl of Linlithgow, and after the departure of the royal family to England, to the countess of Kildare, subsequently residing with Lord and Lady Harington at Combe Abbey in Warwickshire.

  • With this lady he led an extremely uncomfortable life, till at last they agreed to separate.

  • BELIT (signifying the "lady," par excellence), in the Babylonian religion the designation of the consort of Bel.

  • the "lady of power," if the explanation suggested in BEL for the second element is correct.

  • She is also designated as Nin-Khar-sag, "Lady of the mountain," which name stands in some relationship to Im-Khar-sag, "storm mountain" - the name of the staged tower or sacred edifice to Bel at Nippur.

  • In the allegorical Oultre d'amour it has been thought a real romance between Breze and a lady of the royal house is concealed.

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