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Etheldred

Anglo-Saxon fem. proper name, Old English Æðelðryð, literally "of noble strength" (see Audrey).

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  • etheldred could not help being gratified with the indignation it excited.

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  • etheldred May and Meta Rivers were together in the drawing-room.

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  • No two people could be much more unlike than Richard and etheldred May; but they were very fond of each other.

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  • Miss Winter looked at etheldred reprovingly, and she shrank into herself, drew apart, and indulged in a reverie.

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  • He would scarcely have thus spoken to any one but etheldred, to whom, as well as to himself, it seemed mere matter-of-fact.

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  • etheldred put one hand into his, Norman took the other, and soon they stood in that calm presence.

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  • etheldred finished the letter through blinding tears, while rising sobs almost choked her.

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  • etheldred awoke long before time for getting up, and lay pondering over her visions.

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  • etheldred shrank from what she might have to behold, and Flora hastened down, too busy and too useful to have time to think.

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  • These years had dealt more kindly with etheldred's outward appearance.

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