It was my opportunity to grant Cora an independent moment away from being a mother, and being a wife.
Moriarty overcomes the predictability by insisting on the complexity of Cora, who is both flat and expansive as a character.
Cora Carlisle, a 36-year-old woman, chaperones a 15-year-old girl named Louise Brooks from Wichita to New York one summer.
Thus all the greater irony that Downton required another American import, Cora Grantham, in order to keep the estate running.
Cora studied her photo and forged signature with obvious wonderment.
“Come just as you are–in your bathing suit,” invited Cora, and Rosalie did.
Is such the faith that Cora Munro would exact from her protector?
I watched the scowling policeman approach our car while Uncle Peter got back in with the blonde Cora and drove away.
Cora folded Alice to her bosom in agony, and Duncan sprang to his feet.
Cora did not say so—even to her chums, but she had great hopes that something might develop from the events of this night.