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Miss Slighcarp Quotes

Three of the best book quotes from Miss Slighcarp
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″‘I was looking for my cousin Sylvia, who is arriving this evening.’ ‘I am aware of the fact,’ Miss Slighcarp replied coldly, ‘but that does not excuse bad manners. Where, pray, is your curtsy?‘”
Joan Aiken
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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
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Bonnie Green
Sylvia Green
Miss Slighcarp
characters
strictness
expecting
bad manners
curtsies
concepts
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“She picked up a jug of warm water which a housemaid had just brought, and dashed it full in the face of her new instructress. Miss Slighcarp reeled under the impact- her bonnet came off; so did her gray hair, which, apparently, was a wig, leaving her bald, dripping, and livid with rage.”
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“Reckless, foolish indulgence.”

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