Usage examples for dowager

  1. The old Dowager Duchess of Strome, a bosom friend of my mother's, was Biddy's aunt, and Cardinal Voisey, handsome being! – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  2. I should think you'd know by this time that you can't bluff the Dowager. – Just Patty by Jean Webster
  3. Albert was beneath the green oak, talking to the Dowager Duchess, who was telling him how much she admired Genevieve. – The Idol of Paris by Sarah Bernhardt
  4. In a few days the whole work will be completed, when it will be inspected by Her Majesty, the Queen Dowager, and His Royal Highness Prince Albert, those illustrious personages having intimated their desire to view it when finished. – Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign by John Ashton
  5. The Dowager Duchess appeared. – The Idol of Paris by Sarah Bernhardt
  6. As it happened, Mrs. Courteen did not discover the reference to her daughter's indiscretion, until she was asked by an inquisitive dowager to explain the allusion in the twelve lines. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie
  7. They have marked the displeasure of the Queen Dowager, or seen the anger of the Crown Prince. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  8. She sat between two vagabonds in white blouses, with whom she was talking earnestly, and looked like- well, like a queen dowager in disguise. – Erlach Court by Ossip Schubin
  9. " I see through the Dowager," said Patty, " She thinks she's found a new method of managing us." – Just Patty by Jean Webster
  10. Thus, a kindly dowager, as she followed the Royalties down- stairs. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  11. The carriage holds one,- say an infirm dowager seeking the afternoon breeze,- and if the driver's attendance is desired, he is able to run beside it for miles. – A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees by Edwin Asa Dix
  12. The saint did not spare the demoralized court, and the Queen- Dowager Brunehalt became his bitterest foe. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  13. Dowager Doddleson was eminently good- natured. – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  14. The Dowager Duchess of Norfolk and the Ladies Howard, Mr. Hope- Scott's daughters, the Hon. – Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2 by Robert Ornsby
  15. One dowager had said to another: P. F. intends to marry, I assure you, for his sister told me so, with tears in her eyes. – Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa May Alcott
  16. To which the Dowager replied that Robin would never think of anything so silly. – Mary Gray by Katharine Tynan
  17. The dowager queen's entreaties were commands, and as Maria Theresa rose to return to her apartments, Madame rose in order to send a page to summon La Valliere. – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  18. He was accompanied by the Dowager Duchess, the Prince and Princess of Bernecourt. – The Idol of Paris by Sarah Bernhardt
  19. " Perhaps she likes some one you know nothing about," suggested the dowager. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  20. What, the fat dowager who was at Mrs. Quadrille's last night? – The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 by Ministry of Education