I hope you'll play both Wedding Planner and Matron of honor.
In several churches the office of St Veronica, matron, is observed on various dates.
in 1544, consisted of a matron and twelve nurses, who were engaged in domestic occupations when off duty.
In all household work she was specially proficient, her skill in the use of the needle not being excelled (she said) by that of any matron even of Rouen.
The sentence was forthwith executed, his body being thrown into the cloaca, where, however, it was found by another pious matron, Lucina, whom Sebastian visited in a dream, directing her to bury him ad Catacombas juxta vestigia apostolorum.
Polyclitus seems to have fixed the type of Hera as a youthful matron, but unfortunately the exact character of her head cannot be determined.
The building stood there, gazing down on the quiet town like some magnificent matron, watching over her citizens as she had for a hundred years.
15) and Achilleus, said to have been baptized by St Peter, refused to do the bidding of Domitian as praetorians, and entering the service of Flavia Domitilla, suffered martyrdom with their mistress Petronilla, of the Aurelian family closely connected with the Flavii, and the spiritual daughter of St Peter, who was buried in a sarcophagus with the inscription: [[Avreliae Petronillae Fil Dvlcissimae]] This is now in St Peter's, but was probably originally behind the apse of this basilica, for there is a fresco of her in an arcosolium, with a matron named Veneranda.
Pietas is represented on coins as a matron throwing incense on an altar, her attribute being a stork.
There were errands to run: a walk to the variety store for light bulbs—a matron in 2C had filched every one before departing—a toilet plunger job in 3B.
They live in a home attached to the institution, under a matron, and in the most modern establishments each nurse has a separate bedroom, with common dining and recreation rooms. Private nursing staffs are attached to several of the hospitals; they are recruited from the staff nurses and probationers on completion of their course, and supply nurses to private patients.
This was unusual, as Bird Song's matron had pestered him about the details of the emerging flora since he had arrived at the inn the prior week.
The likeness he is recorded to have painted of Ginevra de' Bend used to be traditionally identified with the fine portrait of a matron at the Pitti absurdly known as La Monaca: more lately it has been recognized in a rather dull, expressionless Verrocchiesque portrait of a young woman with a fanciful background of pine-sprays in the Liechtenstein gallery at Vienna.
The Penitentiary is governed by a board of three prison commissioners, a superintendent, a warden, an assistant or deputy warden, a matron, a physician, and a chaplain, all appointed `by the governor, the commissioners for a term of four years, the other officers for a term of two years.
Peter"; at least one case in which a beautiful Roman matron appealed, not in vain, to the better feelings of the Gothic soldier who attempted her dishonour; but even these exceptional instances show that Rome was not entirely spared those scenes of horror which usually accompany the storming of a besieged city.
His wife is an assistant matron in a boarding house.
The day had arrived with more bumps and grinds than a burlesque matron.
The letters, eleven in all, were not from Ouray, but to a Ouray minister's wife, from her sister, a Boston matron.
They reveal to us the true and better side of George Sand, the loyal and devoted friend, the mother who under happier conditions might have been reputed a Roman matron.
So Beauty is by itself described as the Sensuous World, and in this capacity is called the Sacred King or simply the King, whilst Kingdom, the tenth Sephirah, which unites all the nine Sephiroth, is used to denote the Material World, and as such is denominated the Queen or the Matron.
The tragic writers had occasionally taken their subjects from Roman life (fabulae praetextae), and in comedy we find the corresponding togatae of Lucius Afranius and others, in which comedy, while assuming a Roman dress, did not assume the virtue of a Roman matron.
xxviii.) couples her name with that of Cornelia, the mother of the Gracchi, as an example of the Roman matron 1 In spite of the explicit statements of Suetonius, Plutarch and Appian that Caesar was in his fifty-sixth year at the time of his murder, it is, as Mommsen has shown, practically certain that he was born in 102 B.C., since he held the chief offices of state in regular order, beginning with the aedileship in 65 B.C., and the legal age for this was fixed at 37-38.
Zenobia figured in the conqueror's splendid triumph at Rome, and by the most probable account accepted her fall with dignity and closed her days at Tibur, where she lived with her sons the life of a Roman matron.
Dean said, in a volume that caused an elderly matron from Mobile to spill her dominoes and then knee the table and dump her companion's tiles.
When he stepped inside the ancient building, he was surprised to see Fred was engaged in a robust game of pinochle with the jail matron in the outside office.
There were errands to run: a walk to the variety store for light bulbsâ€”a matron in 2C had filched every one before departingâ€”a toilet plunger job in 3B.
Not uncommonly, the maid or matron of honor hosts the bridal shower for the bride to be.
Follow behind the chief bridesmaid or matron of honor up the aisle.
There is a brief early cameo of an autocratic matron by the great actress Judith Anderson.
Two assistant housemasters, two visiting tutors together with a resident matron give excellent support to the house parents.
While in town, Sean manages to get his frets dressed - ooh matron - by local luthier, Gordy Bischoff.
In 1879 she was appointed matron of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
We'll put matron back where she belongs: in charge.
Although the theory behind bringing back matron might make interesting reading, in practice it will all probably end in tears.
She never married and eventually became matron of a hospital in Hong Kong.
Between 1995 and October 1998 three matrons were employed and for a lengthy period the home was in the charge of an acting matron.
He said she " was not a deputy matron nor on the rota " .
Death of Miss M.W. Millar a former matron at the Royal Hospital.
matron roles will be taken up by 31 March 2002.
community matron posts were created in England last year.
The hospital matron, Sister Eileen, met me at the convent.
In addition, each boarding house has a resident matron.
John Osborne told me that he wanted Jill Bennett to play the school matron.
matron of the workhouse, & the Rev William B Bransby is the chaplain.
matron of honor.
matron of the home since February 1983.
To assist the Master and Matron respectively in maintaining due subordination in the Workhouse.
An example of the offence occurs as early as the 3rd century in the purchase of the bishopric of Carthage by a wealthy matron for her servant, if the note to Gibbon (vol.
His letters (especially Ep. 45) are full of outcries against his enemies and of indignant protestations that he had done nothing unbecoming a Christian, that he had taken no money, nor gifts great nor small, that he had no delight in silken attire, sparkling gems or gold ornaments, that no matron moved him unless by penitence and fasting, &c. His route is given in the third book In Rufinum; he went by Rhegium and Cyprus, where he was entertained by Bishop Epiphanius, to Antioch.
My Matron of Honor, Helen and I are so close that I included her daughter as one of my bridesmaids.
The matron or maid of honor, a close friend, or a co-worker is usually expected to host a wedding shower.
If you'd like to do something different, a special piece for the maid of matron of honor, for example, you certainly can.
Women whose dress cannot be modified or who cannot find an appropriate modest wedding dress can speak with the temple matron or bishop about using a temple dress provided by the church.
It is not the responsibility of a bridesmaid, matron of honor, groomsman or best man to host an engagement party.
Like many of her Emmerdale cast mates, Meg Johnson has enjoyed some time in live theatre, namely as Matron Mama Morton in the 1997 London version of Chicago.
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