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They surround themselves with the atmosphere of the demi-monde and forget that a wrinkle is as fatal as a chaperon.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
She'll soon wilt when she sees we mean business—either go, or take a chaperon, or marry the man, whichever she prefers.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Charles Farnham, Mrs. Courtney, the chaperon; a maid, and several servants had accompanied Nita here.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
The students might leave the grounds at any time during the day, but never in the evening without a chaperon.
RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
We left Parkers melon on his doorstep to chaperon itself, and turned back with him.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
Mrs. Medford was a relative of Inza's who often accompanied her as companion and chaperon.
Moya's chaperon, facing the inevitable, capitulated as graceful as she could.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Some old tabby of a chaperon saw me there and came and told my grandmother.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
The chaperon takes the place of the lady of the house for that occasion.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN

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