- From a Scottish diminutive of Alison/Alice and Elspeth/Elizabeth. (Wiktionary)
“I called Elsie Moonish right away, but got only a buzz.”
“Stepping over to her, I softly said, "Don't be frightened, dear, but is your name Elsie?”
“When the ghastly process was over and all quiet, I tapped on the wall and called out at the top of my voice, which wasn't much just then, "No surrender," and there came the answer past any doubt in Elsie's voice, "No surrender.”
“Stepping over to her, I softly said, “Don't be frightened, dear, but is your name Elsie?””
“She saw the wistful look in Elsie's face at once, and took special pains to be sweet and tender to her.”
“Do you know, Aunt Izzie – I think that Elsie is the dearest little girl that ever was.”
“I don't believe the newspapers would be so silly as to print things about you, Katy Carr," put in Elsie, vindictively.”
“So, how likely would you be to dive into a salvage title Elsie, even if the jump is less than twenty large?”
“Belasco and Henry became friends and set about rewriting a play called Elsie Deane.”
“** "My mother says that in the 59 years since being married to my father, no one had ever called her Elsie Fag.”
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The names of cows from literature, your little acre of heaven, your memory, or otherwise.
I am particularly fond of those in my memory that ended in "ie", such as Bossie and Bessie.
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