On hearing these and other similar remarks, a wild thought flashed into Gabriel's mind that they might be speaking of Bathsheba.
For Bathsheba's phrasing of life was in the monosyllables of a rigid faith.
Bathsheba indignantly left the barn, followed by all the women and children.
Not that Bathsheba made any fine moral speeches, to herself.
Mr. Aldritch drove at once back again up the hill to Bathsheba's.
No one seemed to have concerned himself with what Bathsheba thought of it all.
The oath to Bathsheba that her son should succeed must have been a secret known at the time to Nathan only.
That could not be quite so; she was not so happy as Bathsheba; she was not sure, but her right was the same for all that.
Bathsheba had overtaken him at a point beside which stood a low stunted holly bush, now laden with red berries.
Miss Bathsheba Barry; did you ever hear such a delicious name?
Biblical wife of King David, mother of Solomon, from Hebrew Bathshebha, literally "daughter of the oath," from bath "daughter."
A beautiful woman who attracted King David. To marry her, he sent her husband Uriah to his death in battle. Solomon was her second son by David.