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Marrable, Sarah

Mary Lowther‘s aunt, with whom she lived in Loring.

"As to Miss Marrable herself nobody could doubt that she was a lady; she looked it every inch. There were not, indeed, many inches of her, for she was one of the smallest, daintiest, little old women that ever was seen. But now, at seventy, she was very pretty, quite a woman to look at with pleasure. Her feet and hands were exquisitely made, and she was very proud of them. She wore her own grey hair of which she showed very little, but that little was always exquisitely nice. Her caps were the perfection of caps. Her green eyes were bright and sharp, and seemed to say that she knew very well how to take care of herself. Her mouth, and nose, and chin were all well-formed, small, shapely, and concise ..."