- Betty . Baroness. born 1929, British politician; speaker of the House of Commons (1992–2000)
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Matilda wrote to her sister, Mrs. Boothroyd, whose husband was employed at the municipal gasworks, and sent her a pass.
Mrs. Boothroyd seized Old Mole by the hand and shook it warmly, while she giggled with excitement.
When she saw Mrs. Boothroyd she gave a cry of delight, rushed to her and flung her arms round her neck and kissed her.
The Boothroyd family only knew of Matildas disaster and nothing of her subsequent history.
Dr. Boothroyd renders one of the foregoing passages, "the large, fat tail entire, taken clear to the rump."Domestic Animals
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