The landlady looked at him in a motherly way and shook her head.
But Alice was supposed to be a widow; and Alice was so meek, so docile, so motherly.
She looked at Good Indian afterward, studying his face with motherly solicitude.
I came down and threw myself, repentant and wretched, into her motherly arms.
"Sweetheart, you mustn't fret," she soothed, in motherly fashion.