He was a braw gallant, And he play'd at the ba'; And the bonnie Earl of Murray Was the flower amang them a'. He was a braw gallant, And he play'd at the glove; And the bonnie Earl of Murray, O he was the Queen's luve. O lang will his lady Look owre the castle Doune, Ere she sees the Earl of Murray Come sounding thro'the toun.
If the President has a bully pulpit, then the First Lady has a white glove pulpitmore refined, restricted, ceremonial, but it's a pulpit all the same.
Mr Lewis'spictures appeared, as averygreat painter said to me, to have been painted bya mailed fist in a cotton glove.
Sheisso odda blend of Little Nell and Lady Macbeth.It is not so much the familiar phenomenon of a hand of steel in a velvet glove as a lacy sleeve with a bottle of vitriol concealed in its folds.
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