Listening on the other side of the court was Edith Windsor herself, a spry 83-year-old with bright eyes and a pixie-like smile.
“I think all of us who knew Jean felt the way Archie did when he said goodbye to Edith,” he said.
Edith Piaf mournfully lists her mistakes, allowing Front a rare punch-line: “So… you do have some regrets.”
During the remaining seventeen months of his presidency, he was completely dependent upon his wife Edith and a few close aides.
First, Mary insults Edith behind her back—but Edith overhears.
Edith must have partly understood, for she answered with a smile.
He tried to swear Edith and me to secrecy, but we refused to be sworn.
Edith and Edith's religion had yet another protector in Mr. Griffeth.
"Till the dead bid me speak, I will be silent," answered Edith.
Then she wandered along about something Ruth was to tell Edith's mother.
fem. proper name, Old English Eadgyð, from ead "wealth, prosperity, happiness" + guð "war." A fairly common name; it survived through the Middle Ages, probably on the popularity of St. Eadgyð of Wilton (962-84, abbess, daughter of King Edgar of England), fell from favor 16c., was revived in fashion 19c.