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.
The old maid, however, poked her nose over the dishes on the counter.
With eyes like those, said the old maid, one might even see through a door.
"Well, that's more than I can tell you," replied the old maid.
The Bondon had already disappeared within the old maid's bag.
That morning, however, it was for Madame Quenu that the old maid had a shock in store.
"It smells much nicer here than at your aunt's," said the old maid.
The old maid shook her gray head, looking very pale and tired.