Vietnam or Thailand ? Vote for the TOP Country of the Week !

'You are in so mad a mood that I shall attempt only one moral maxim, and that is, that no one should set up for a chaperon, till she has retired from business on her own account. 'That's a stroke at my dancing with poor Fred, but it was his only chance of speaking to me. 'Not particularly at the dancing. 'Well, then 'You'll see, by-and-bye.

"Bertram, can't you be serious and help me out?" "But what CAN we do?" "I don't know. We'll have to think; but for now, get Kate. Telephone her. Tell her to come right straight over, and that she's got to stay all night." "All night!" "Of course! Billy's got to have a chaperon; hasn't she? Now hurry. We shall be up right away." "Kate's got company." "Never mind leave 'em.

"I am, as it were," she concluded, "the chaperon of my young cousin, Lucy, and it would be a serious thing if I put her under an obligation to people of whom we know nothing. His manner was somewhat unfortunate. I hope I acted for the best." "You acted very naturally," said he.

Upton to hold herself aloof from the matrimonial ventures of others; for, although she was now a woman close upon forty, she had still the feelings of youth; she was fond of the society of young people, and had been for a long time the best-beloved chaperon in the community.

'Lady Kirkbank, eh? la belle farce, Lady Kirkbank standing out for etiquette. 'Don't laugh at my chaperon, sir. Upon what rock can a poor girl lean if you undermine her faith in her chaperon, sir. 'I hope you will have a better guardian before you are a month older. I mean to be a very strong rock, Lesbia. You do not know how firmly I shall stand between you and all the perils of society.

The arrival of the telegram telling of the coming of Carolyn June Dixon, Old Heck's niece, and Ophelia Cobb, her chaperon, filled with varying emotions the hearts of Old Heck, Parker and the cowboys. To Old Heck their presence meant nothing less than calamity. Long years of he-man association had made him dread the petty restraints he imagined would be imposed by intimate contact with womankind.

I've said from the very first, it's downright indecent for a girl to live alone on a farm no chaperon, not even a woman servant. I, for one, think that Isabel Otis has done just as she pleased long enough, and ought to be called down." "It is only natural that she should do as she pleases now that she has the chance, poor soul," said Mrs. Colton.

He saw impassive Alba, who served as chaperon in the new intrigue of her mother's with the same naivete she had formerly employed in shielding their liaison. He saw Maitland with his indifferent glance of the day before, the glance of a preferred lover, so sure of his triumph that he did not even feel jealous of the former lover.

There was something fascinating in the idea of a chaperon, characterized by such singular extremes. The girls listened breathlessly. "Mother says it's all because she's lived in such an unusual way. You see, her husband was an artist, and they used to travel around everywhere.

Instantly the girls recognized the voice which they had heard the night before condemning them to social oblivion. Although Captain Jules had only a short time before positively refused the invitation of the girls to come aboard the "Merry Maid" to pay them a visit, it was he who handed each girl from the deck of Roy Dennis's boat into the arms of their frightened chaperon.