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Pearson got the young countess — who was desperate to escape her domineering mother — to accept his marriage proposal by promising that he’d agree to a divorce with no conditions after two years if she wanted it.
A TOP COLUMNIST WHO EXPOSED CORRUPTION — AND SOMETIMES BETRAYED HIS PRINCIPLESMATTHEW PRESSMANJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
How little did he divine that the letter of the doctor was called forth by a communication from the countess-dowager.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The Countess drew a beautiful miniature from its case, which lay on the sofa near her, and presented it to her young charge.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
This haughty Countess, by the way, has always had a great fascination for me, because she looks like a woman who "has a history."
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
And the countess-dowager fanned herself complacently, and neither she nor Maude cared for the absence of a groomsman.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The countess-dowager was not very adroit at spelling and composition, whether French or English, as you observe.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Hedges had to go on his way also, for it was close upon the countess-dowager's dinner-hour, at which ceremony he must attend.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
A woman with such capabilities would be wasted in the rle of a mere countess—but as the wife of an aspiring Liberal statesman!
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
His sister, who became Countess in her own right, was married to a local manufacturer, William Humphrys.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
When my lady went upstairs, he asked whether that was the countess, and followed her to the foot of the stairs to look after her.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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