An adolescent girl being prepared for her role as a gentlewoman , Elizabeth would have been provided with a well-furnished room and fine bed.
When she was informed of his identity, she countered that she was a gentlewoman of some birth herself, and introduced herself as Mlle. d' Aubigny, dite La Maupin.
The gentlewoman of the period is acknowledged to be active in the household and estate management, public affairs and even government.
The spirit she brought to the ship surprised him, for a gentlewoman .
She is a Protestant gentlewoman and a Fenian, more renowned for her high society literary salon than her Republican poetry.
His wife was an even-tempered gentlewoman from a respectable British family.
After a moment, Olivia lowered her cup, looking the epitome of the composed gentlewoman , and said, ‘Oh, Elizabeth, I'm certain that isn't true.’
Though charming and pleasant, she was too ill-tempered to be a perfect gentlewoman .
Her small hands bore no calluses, and there were no visible scars on her person; she was obviously a gentlewoman .
She looked confused, a true gentleman, or gentlewoman in my case would never look a servant in the eye.