Presently Louis rose with a nod to us and offered his arm to Constance, and they strolled away along the river wall.
At that moment Constance appeared and grew pale and rosy by turns as Louis bent over her small gloved fingers.
Constance asked me if I had seen the ceremonies at the Lethal Chamber.
You will never marry Constance now, and if you marry any one else in your exile, I will visit you as I did my doctor last night.
Speaking of your legitimate ambition,” he said, “how do Constance and Louis get along?
Her words, her look, the tone of her voice touched Constance to the heart.
Constance would willingly have commenced the daily routine at an earlier hour.
You can't help it, Constance, but it's a pity, for you are so nice.
"That is one of the habits I must alter in the children," thought Constance.
Could she be under any misapprehension as to his position with regard to Constance?
mid-14c., "steadfastness," from Old French constance "steadfastness, permanence" (14c.), from Latin constantia (source of Italian costanza, Spanish constancia), noun of action from constantem (see constant (adj.)). Obsolete since 17c. except as a given name for a girl, which enjoyed a mild popularity in U.S. c.1945-1955.