matronly lady

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  • A servant came, who gave me to understand that the matronly lady was just returned by herself in the chariot. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9), by Samuel Richardson
  • When, looking up at last, he saw a large, fair, matronly lady sitting by his mother's sofa, Guy neither started nor turned pale. Cited from John Halifax, Gentleman, by Mrs. Craik:Dinah Maria
  • He appeared not to have an idea that prudence required that some matronly lady should become the chaperon of his isolated child, much less that her heart could yearn for feminine society. Cited from Tales for Young and Old, by Various
  • He smiled when he reached this conclusion -- greatly surprising and confusing a matronly lady into whose correct face he chanced to be looking at the instant -- and turning slowly, continued his walk. Cited from The Market-Place by Harold Frederic
  • A sturdy knight, with bowed head and mournful look, carefully guided a white-haired, white-bearded old man, while a beautiful matronly lady was handed by her tall handsome son. Cited from The Prince and the Page, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • But, by some quick transition, and strange metamorphosis, which dreams do not usually account for, methought, all of a sudden, this matronly lady turned into the famous mother H. herself; and, being an old acquaintance of mother Sinclair, was prevailed upon to assist in my plot upon the young lady. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9), by Samuel Richardson