1 No argument or persuasion could ever induce him to set up a female establishment after the manner of his companions.
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2 The supply of adult women was running short, and polygamy without a female population on which to draw was a barren doctrine indeed.
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3 Even that unlucky female, Mrs. Sparsit, fallen from her pinnacle of exultation into the Slough of Despond, was not in so bad a plight as that remarkable man and self-made Humbug, Josiah Bounderby of Coketown.
4 A side-door at the upper end of the hall now opened behind the banquet table, and Rowena, followed by four female attendants, entered the apartment.
5 In a low-arched and dusky passage, by which he endeavoured to work his way to the hall of the castle, he was interrupted by a female form.
6 She performed her task with a graceful and dignified simplicity and modesty, which might, even in more civilized days, have served to redeem it from whatever might seem repugnant to female delicacy.
7 But the housekeeper had served Sir Geoffrey for many years, and the dried-up, elderly, superlatively correct female you could hardly call her a parlour-maid, or even a woman.
8 Connie disliked her; the spoilt, false little female.
9 That was her own private affair, and the one point on which, in her own queer, female way, she was serious to the bottom of her soul.
10 She had been supposed to have rather a good figure, but now she was out of fashion: a little too female, not enough like an adolescent boy.
11 Her thighs, too, they used to look so quick and glimpsy in their female roundness, somehow they too were going flat, slack, meaningless.
12 Mrs Bolton also kept a cherishing eye on Connie, feeling she must extend to her her female and professional protection.
13 He dreaded her will, her female will, and her modern female insistency.
14 She had wakened the sleeping dogs of old voracious anger in him, anger against the self-willed female.
15 Suddenly, with all the force of her female instinct, she was shoving him off.