The mayor, who was flanked by his mayoress, got out and came round to the portico on the garden side.
By the by, Tantie, do you know the Mayor and mayoress are coming to the concert?
"This vulgarity is too much," said Lady Gorgon, rising; and Mrs. mayoress and the ladies of the party did so too.
And a mayoress is not safe from the visits of royalty itself.
Mrs. Bignold, the mayoress, and Mrs. Preston presented the banners amid great applause.
Then he pushed the gas-bracket so that the light came through the large crystal sphere, and made the mayoress blink.
"As if she meant to eat the man," the mayoress said afterwards, in the shadow of that threatened roof.
On this hint, the missionary stepped forward with alacrity, and led Mrs. mayoress after Mary Wallace, with the utmost courtesy.
But, unfortunately, the mayoress of Middleton was deafish, so that he could not even shock her with his epigrams.
The mayoress brightened; the doctoress (assisting at the conference) brightened; the landlady nodded significantly.