matronly woman

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  • Then they went to the house, where a matronly woman met them. Cited from The Chums of Scranton High Out for the Pennant, by Donald Ferguson
  • The door was open, and the bell brought a sweet, matronly woman to receive them. Cited from Bart Ridgeley, by A. G. Riddle
  • A matronly woman, belonging to the same race, followed close in his rear. Cited from Elsie's Girlhood, by Martha Finley
  • Some good matronly woman in a porkpie hat to mother him. Cited from Ulysses, by James Joyce
  • Moira has been shown to appear as an old, matronly woman to women and a young, attractive woman to men.
  • She was a matronly woman of about thirty years, with a face faded by care, a deep, dark eye, and long, disheveled hair about her shoulder. Cited from Sanders' Union Fourth Reader,by Charles W. Sanders
  • Next behind him was a matronly woman, in weeds, and with a countenance of deep dejection. Cited from The First White Man of the West, by Timothy Flint
  • Sister Humber was a matronly woman, comely in person, greatly beloved, and a queen of song. Cited from Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler, by Pardee Butler
  • A stout, ruddy, thick-set matronly woman was waiting for them, but the coachman looked as though he were in the service of well-to-do people. Cited from My Double Life, by Sarah Bernhardt
  • She was a sweet, fresh-complexioned, matronly woman. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XVII, No. 99, March, 1876, by Various
  • Farther back in the passage-way, the red blaze discovered a matronly woman, but no little crowd of children came bounding forth to greet their father's return. Cited from From Twice Told Tales, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Further back in the passageway, the red blaze discovered a matronly woman, but no little crowd of children came bounding forth to greet their father's return. Cited from Bible Stories and Religious Classics, by Philip P. Wells
  • Farther back in the passageway the red blaze discovered a matronly woman, but no little crowd of children came bounding forth to greet their father's return. Cited from Twice Told Tales, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The day after her uncle's visit there came to Bessie a sage, matronly woman to offer her any help or information she might need in prospect of sea-adventures. Cited from The Vicissitudes of Bessie Fairfax, by Harriet Parr (AKA Holme Lee)
  • A green fence ran along their front, and a pebbled path; and here he found a stout, matronly woman bent over a wash-tub. Cited from Old Fires and Profitable Ghosts, by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  • Presently appeared on the porch a plump, matronly woman of a wholesome cleanness without and within. Cited from Steve Yeager, by William MacLeod Raine
  • She was certainly very beautiful, but to me there was no charm about her, and I could not understand why this poetical Bonaparte was in love with this matronly woman. Cited from My Double Life, by Sarah Bernhardt
  • He was met in the hall by a matronly woman with a tray in her hands, and at his approach she stepped back to allow him to enter a room, the door of which was swung open. Cited from The Motor Girls on A Tour, by Margaret Penrose
  • He was away at Kendal to attend a funeral, but his wife was at home -- a pleasant, matronly woman of near sixty, with smooth, white hair. Cited from Little Journeys To the Homes of Famous Women, by Elbert Hubbard
  • A matronly woman welcomes you, and presides with grace and dignity. Cited from Among the Sioux, by R. J. Creswell
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