But the romance which made the profoundest impression upon her was, without question, that entitled matilde, or the Crusades.
matilde, do me the favor of taking the carnation away from that pig.
As matilde had no child of her own, she adopted it (canto 4).
matilde tried to keep him, begging that he would not go that night, caressing his hands, with no result except to make him cross.
I remember one day that matilde, having gone out with Teresa, came home when we had been at dinner some time.
Time has tempered matilde Serao's erotic literary coefficient and her last books are cool, more serene, and less interesting.
After the death of matilde no true love had ever occupied my heart again.
On this particular day matilde's friends manifested a continuous hostility to the visitors who came into the vast salon.
Here matilde Serao had penned a lasting testimony to the marital fidelity of her husband.
Bless matilde,” said the landlord as he wiped his eyes again, “I had a hard time to fill her place.
fem. proper name, from French Mathilde, of Germanic origin, literally "mighty in battle;" cf. Old High German Mahthilda, from mahti "might, power" + hildi "battle," from Proto-Germanic *hildiz "battle," from PIE *kel- (1) "to strike, cut." The name also was late 19c. Australian slang for "a traveller's bundle or swag," hence the expression waltzing Matilda "to travel on foot" (by 1889).
In my electorate nearly every man you meet who is not "waltzing Matilda" rides a bicycle. ["Parliamentary Debates," Australia, 1907]The lyrics of the song of that name, sometimes called the unofficial Australian national anthem, are said to date to 1893.