Most likely, he would have been an old bachelor and Amalia an old maid.
It was all over; that old maid and that aged Cardinal could leave no posterity.
Both the suit and the armada were left in the bay of Biscay, and the queen an old maid.
With eyes like those, said the old maid, one might even see through a door.
That morning, however, it was for Madame Quenu that the old ...