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So far, most of this builds on the novel, except that our governess, Dani, has a guilt-ridden history revealed early on — she keeps seeing the ghost of her dead ex-fiancee.
The Princess still kept her eyes fixed on Louis, while, in a suppressed and unsteady voice, she answered her governess.
The governess is Swiss and for one week she talks nothing but French and for another nothing but German.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The child who has got languages from its governess, therefore, marks time—that is to say, wastes time in these subjects at school.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
A real improvement in the boys character dated from the arrival of a new governess, Nastasia Petrov.
She had a governess and she had a maid, but I must say she didn't seem an atom set up, and was just as nice when she met us girls.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Meta tried to say "thank you," but not succeeding, looked imploringly at her governess, who spoke for her.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
The brake had set out before the carriage, so that Meta had to come in and wait for her governess.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
When a small boy, his Austrian governess, of whom he was very fond, reproved him for using his knife in place of a fork.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
Now she's gone back to her beautiful home, with servants and a governess and a piano and everything else she wants!
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR

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