Word usage examples
Ladies called out to Jynx, gentlemen saluted her, and the regent himself was seen to pinch her cheek.
Even a lifelong acquaintance that possessed a great fondness for Jynx could not call her a beauty, or claim that she would ever be one.
In some inexplicable manner, and with every outward evidence of complaisance, Jynx invariably succeeded in doing precisely as she pleased.
Gloomily, Jynx surveyed her friend, who was looking even more peerless than usual in a riding coat of green superfine, an exquisite waistcoat, leather breeches, and a pristine cravat.
But then, jynx had the rare ability to enjoy herself even in the midst of a dreadful storm.
Actually, so amiable was Jynx that she had never in all her twenty-two years been known to utter a cross word.
Eulalia had warned her niece at great length against fortune hunters, had stressed that it was not Jynx herself but the Lennox wealth which held great allure, and for good measure had waxed graphic about the horrors of the marriage bed.
Jynx treat her suitors in a most cavalier manner, had heard Jynx express herself fatigued by persistent avowals of devotion.
Left to herself, Jynx would doubtless have drifted into a dilatory spinsterhood, and Sir Malcolm had a strong wish to view at least one grandchild before he expired of old age.
Sir Malcolm had an even stronger wish to rid himself of Eulalia and he would do so promptly, once Jynx was safely wed.