"But it couldn't have been just as easy as that," Dorcas insisted.
"Miss Day was frightened by the cats last night," said Dorcas.
Justinian and Dorcas mostly stay at home now, because they are old.'
That the blood she had seen upon the hand of Dorcas Knight was—oh, heaven!
Dorcas and Amarillis were then going to fall at the feet of their generous benefactor, but he would by no means permit it.
Dorcas put her foot on the step and seated herself beside him.
Dorcas, who had hoped to see the child, held once more to her heart the living mother.
Dorcas hardly missed him, for she, too, had new ways to walk.
Dorcas says, she was visible to her but once before the whole day; and then she seemed very solemn and sedate.
The skin was like a rose, a fainter, pinker rose than Dorcas had ever seen.
fem. proper name, from Greek dorkas "gazelle, deer." Dorcas Society "ladies' meeting to make clothes for the poor" (1832) is from Acts ix:36-41.
a female antelope, or gazelle, a pious Christian widow at Joppa whom Peter restored to life (Acts 9:36-41). She was a Hellenistic Jewess, called Tabitha by the Jews and Dorcas by the Greeks.