So I requested the preceptress to permit Wauna to accompany me as a guide and companion; a request she readily complied with.
I made some such observation to the preceptress, and she admitted its correctness.
I pledged myself to abide by any request the preceptress might make of me.
I noticed with what honor and high esteem the name of the preceptress was regarded.
She was my sister, my preceptress and friend; but she died—her end was violent, untimely, and criminal!
It developed upon the preceptress to break the news to the afflicted mother.
In short, I have engaged for her the position of first preceptress of a female seminary in the middle of the State.
My preceptress eyed me sternly, and waxed anew the thread of her discourse.
Her character and her abilities being well known, she easily procured recommendations as a preceptress.
"There is not the need that you should render yourself his preceptress," he said, with his deadly smile.