Poor Hephzibah obeyed; she little suspected the heartless trick played at her expense.
Hephzibah laughed and said she guessed that was so, she hadn't thought of it in that way.
Nothing could have been more unfamiliar or strange to Hephzibah and me than an ocean voyage and the "Plutonia."
Hephzibah was in the sitting-room, reading and knitting a stocking, a stocking for me.
Well, Hephzibah Cahoon, you may never get into a book, but you're livin' among book things every day of your life.
Hephzibah, who had been shopping on her own hook, did not return until nearly seven.
Hephzibah Malling loved her son; to her he was the king who could do no wrong.
He shook Hephzibah's hand mechanically, but he did not speak.
They had to be stuffed here, there and everywhere amid my wearing apparel and Hephzibah prophesied evil to come.
We proved to be good sailors; Hephzibah declared it was in the blood.
fem. proper name, biblical, from Hebrew Hephtzibah, literally "my delight is in her," from hephtzi "my delight" (from haphetz "to delight, to desire") + bah "in her."
my delight is in her. (1.) The wife of Hezekiah and mother of king Manasseh (2 Kings 21:1). (2.) A symbolical name of Zion, as representing the Lord's favour toward her (Isa. 62:4).