I don't see why it doesn't mean that flossy and her husband must come down off their pedestal and begin over again?
Time enough to think of flossy when he had news of her again.
flossy thought the wise ones unkind not to be willing to share with the foolish.
Suddenly he began to wish that flossy had remained a little longer.
She used to come to flossy's boudoir and sit there, crying and entreating that she might be allowed to tell the General the truth.
"Then there is such a grand promise in this lesson," flossy went on.
There had been a fourth, flossy's second baby, also a girl, who had only lived one day.
"I don't see in what respect," muttered Ruth in an aside to flossy.
His name is flossy, and he's old enough to leave his mother now; so we are to have him at home.
How had the present flossy been quickened as to her sense of the fitness of things.
Fancy; frilly; highfalutin: It may be highly important to know a flossy name for the boss (1890s+)