Word usage examples
That they might then ask to stay behind at Leigh Abbey was a risk, but Jennet did not believe it was a very great one.
Blushing furiously, Jennet bent to retrieve a sturdy wool cloak from the bottom of a chest.
Lady Appleton handed Jennet a pair of yellow velvet sleeves and a matching bodice and bade her fold them.
A few hours later, Jennet and Mark met by arrangement in the ornamental gardens on the south side of Leigh Abbey.
Then he started to kiss her again and Jennet stopped trying to talk him out of it.
Deep in her heart, Jennet was certain that some terrible danger awaited them there.
She turned back only long enough to issue a few succinct orders to Jennet, Lionel, and Fulke and to tell Mark to bring a torch.
If Jennet wanted to marry Mark, Susanna would wish them well with all her heart, but she would not condone the sort of careless coupling that led to unwanted children and loveless marriages.
Given a choice, Jennet would have preferred to walk all the way to the nearest village.
She sat sideways on her horse, just as Jennet did, but Lady Appleton rode alone, resting both feet on a velvet sling and supporting one knee in a hollow cut in the pommeled saddle.