It was a large, bleak room divided midway by a grille, on the inner side of which sat a lay-sister, knitting.
He paid a dowry for her, and made a nun of her who was already a lay-sister.
He said the lay-sister died of a cerebral lethargy, which super-induced an attack of apoplexy.
The lay-sister feared that he could not see Juanita de Mogente.
Do not weep so, dear sister, and tell me how you expect to be delivered here without the lay-sister being aware of it?
In an hour, a lay-sister will come here, I will speak a few words apart to her, and she will tell you to follow her.
Presently a lay-sister brought refreshments and set the tray on the table without speaking.
I laughed, and not expecting anything else but an agreeable adventure, I followed the lay-sister and soon found myself here.
Only the lay-sister who saw Molly go out with the little black bag in her hand said afterwards that the lady had seemed happy.
Full of grace and beauty, M—— M—— came into the room with a lay-sister, each of them holding a candlestick.