His central three are actresses: Mabel Normand, Mary Miles Minter, and Margaret “Gibby” Gibson.
For Mabel, at that point in her life, after so many horrible experiences with men, a gay best friend was exactly what she needed.
Don't you know that your good name is as sacred to me as Mabel's?
I think,” said Mabel, without a smile, “we had better go into the garden.
Mabel Strong, one of the girls, was called on for her report.
On the following night, when he returned from business, Mabel met him in the hall.
"Nor the terraces and gardens, nor the menagerie, nor dry pond," added Mabel.
As he dressed for dinner that night, he reflected that once more Mabel had disappointed him.
Mabel ate sparingly, and her companion, as if nothing had happened.
For one moment Luke thought of remaining where he was, and causing Mabel to be a widow.
fem. proper name, shortening of Amabel. Enjoyed its greatest popularity as a given name for girl babies in U.S. from c.1884-1895.