Miss Ancilla Trent
What he saw in Miss Trent he liked: the fine eyes which looked so directly
into his, the graceful carriage, the indefinably well-bred air which
distinguished her, and the absence of any affectation in her manners.
She was wearing a dress of crape with lilac ribbons, with long sleeves,
and the bodice cut rather high, as befitted a governess, but he thought
she looked the most distinguished lady present,