of matronly

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  • In her last days she presents a true picture of matronly dignity. Cited from Life And Times Of Washington, V2, by Schroeder, &c
  • In its place there was a touch of matronly care and affection, more natural, and far more pleasing. Cited from Elinor Wyllys, by Susan Fenimore Cooper
  • Besides, she always dressed quiet and sort of matronly. Cited from Torchy As A Pa, by Sewell Ford
  • The widow Zuma is a very good-looking, elderly person of matronly appearance. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 19, No. 542
  • The widow Zuma was a very good-looking person of matronly appearance, and her skin of a light copper colour. Cited from Lander's Travels, by Robert Huish
  • Her figure is square and strong, and not devoid of matronly charm. Cited from A Mere Accident, by George Moore
  • The library was occupied by a number of matronly ladies and elderly gentlemen -- all of the guests who were not participating in the dance. Cited from Leah Mordecai, by Mrs. Belle Kendrick Abbott
  • Sylvester had fully armed herself for the occasion, and presented an edifying example of matronly affection and prudence. Cited from A Comedy of Masks, by Ernest Dowson and Arthur Moore
  • He was evidently under her displeasure; but she advanced to the young Queen with much graciousness, and an air of matronly solicitude. Cited from The Chaplet of Pearls, by Charlotte M Yonge
  • His imagination worked on a kind of matronly Valkyrie, and the noise of pursuit and vengeance was in the air. Cited from Wheels of Chance/Bicycling Idyll by H.G. Wells #14
  • A tall, healthful young woman, in the bloom of matronly beauty, was feeding chickens at the door. Cited from The Complete Works of John Greenleaf Whittier
  • Beneath the calm dignity of matronly demeanor the fires of love were banked. Cited from Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians, by Elbert Hubbard
  • The mind loathes the thought of handling in this way refined and sensitive females of matronly character, or persons of either sex, with infirmities of body rendered sacred by years. Cited from Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II, by Charles Upham
  • Hyacinth's letter of matronly counsel was but a week old when Sir John surprised his daughter one morning, as they sat at table, by the announcement of a visitor to stay in the house. Cited from London Pride, by M. E. Braddon
  • She was going to tell her mother of what had befallen; she hardly knew why, but the wisdom of matronly counsel and opinion, irritating as it was, had impressed her forcibly during the past years. Cited from Married Life, by May Edginton
  • The character of Queen Katherine is the most perfect delineation of matronly dignity, sweetness, and resignation, that can be conceived. Cited from Characters of Shakespeare's Plays, Wm. Hazlitt
  • In almost every household throughout the land the old-fashioned spinning- wheel was humming under the pressure of matronly and maidenly feet, by which the homespun garments of the time were made. Cited from Nation in a Nutshell, by George Makepeace Towle
  • Lord stood in need of matronly counsel, of strict chaperonage; she would have deemed it an impertinence to allow herself the most innocent remark implying such a supposition. Cited from In the Year of Jubilee, by George Gissing
  • The queen -- her name was Metanira -- was desirous of finding a nurse; and when she beheld a woman of matronly aspect coming up the palace steps, she thought, in her own mind that here was the very person whom she needed. Cited from The Children's Hour, Volume 3 (of 10), by Various
  • The queen -- her name was Metanira -- was desirous of finding a nurse; and when she beheld a woman of matronly aspect coming up the palace steps, she thought, in her own mind, that here was the very person whom she needed. Cited from Myths That Every Child Should Know, by Various
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