Elvira has recently been deceived by Giovanni—and decides to seek vengeance by publicly outing him as the trickster whom he is.
Along the route north, on the train the immigrants call “The Beast,” the family saw “many things,” Elvira says.
A woman, her head and shoulders wrapped in a shawl, sprang down from one of the waggons, and Elvira encountered Susannah.
It seemed to Elvira that the mutual friend had lost his senses.
Elvira worked hard, was developing a commendable thrift, and was extremely proud of her little home and of her baby.
He came out of the bushes, so Elvira and Aurora say, and spoke to them.
Olsen's Elvira had learned her first dance-steps here, and now she was dancing respectable citizens into the poor-house.
The idea of Elvira's suggesting that you came over there to steal.
“I beg of you not to so agitate yourself,” said Elvira Gordon.
Miss Elvira nodded and agreed, distantly—yet not too distant.
fem. proper name, from Spanish, of Germanic origin.