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Jones, Mrs. Montacute

A good-natured old lady, who loved to give large parties and entertain reluctant but eligible young men at her country house in the interest of unreluctant young women friends. A con of Mary Germain.

"...a stout-built but very short old lady, with gray hair curled in precise rolls down her face, with streaky cheeks, jiving her a look of extreme good health, and very bright gray eyes. She was always admirably dressed.... She was very old ... very enthusiastic, particularly in reference to her friends; very fond of gaiety, and very charitable"