Thesaurus / matronly
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“Surely we never can have such luck as to sit at the same tea table with her,” indicating the matronly actress.

Dorothy Dale in the CityMargaret Penrose

Hilda Marsh—Hilda the blooming, the full bosomed, the matronly.

Monday or TuesdayVirginia Woolf

She had been clear before, and secure; but he felt now the added weight of her matronly authority.

Adrienne TonerAnne Douglas Sedgwick

A rush candle was burning within and a matronly looking woman sat before the fire.

Mrs. Larabee slipped back into the soft and matronly sea of pink chiffon from which she had momentarily arisen.

Plowing On SundaySterling North

She was little if any older than the girl, but her air was that of matronly wisdom.

Out of the DepthsRobert Ames Bennet

Presently appeared on the porch a plump, matronly woman of a wholesome cleanness without16 and within.

Steve YeagerWilliam MacLeod Raine

"You must be very weary," said good Mrs. Bond to Rose, as she held out her matronly arms for little Charley.

Rose ClarkFanny Fern

She no longer sprang swiftly from her chair or ran to fetch him a needed tool; her every movement was matronly.

The Nest BuilderBeatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale

And now what had caused the shadow on the matronly face of Mrs. Owen, and the pout on the red lip of Emily?

Shoulder-StrapsHenry Morford

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