Definitions

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  • noun a thin silk dress material

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  • And what’s the probability that at least one of them will hate the name Georgette, and want you to change it to, say, Georgine?

    Author! Author! » Blog Archive » Naming names, part II: wait, wait, don’t tell me — the protagonist is the guy with the torch, right?

  • And what’s the probability that at least one of them will hate the name Georgette, and want you to change it to, say, Georgine?

    Author! Author! » 2010 » June

  • Ah, sometimes I fear, Robert, that when all is over, and you are free, and you see what the world and all this playing at hide-and-seek have made me, you will feel that such as Georgette, who have never looked inside the hearts of wicked people, and read the tales therein for knowledge to defeat wickedness -- that such as she were better fitted for your life and love.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • Ah, sometimes I fear, Robert, that when all is over, and you are free, and you see what the world and all this playing at hide-and-seek have made me, you will feel that such as Georgette, who have never looked inside the hearts of wicked people, and read the tales therein for knowledge to defeat wickedness -- that such as she were better fitted for your life and love.

    The Seats of the Mighty, Complete

  • Ah, sometimes I fear, Robert, that when all is over, and you are free, and you see what the world and all this playing at hide-and-seek have made me, you will feel that such as Georgette, who have never looked inside the hearts of wicked people, and read the tales therein for knowledge to defeat wickedness -- that such as she were better fitted for your life and love.

    The Seats of the Mighty, Volume 2

  • “My real name Georgette, but folk been callin’ me Penny since I was little.”

    THE EXORSISTAH

  • “My real name Georgette, but folk been callin’ me Penny since I was little.”

    THE EXORSISTAH

  • "Georgette," she announced, "I shall have no need of you for a day or two.

    Madcap

  • Although I will never admit to owning classic pulp romance, my sister owned (literally) thousands of Mills and Boon, Silhouette, Georgette Heyer etc, so as you can imagine, one or two * might* have slipped amongst my high brow literary texts whilst at Uni.

    The Mistakes Romance Writers Make « Write Anything

  • My guilty pleasures run a mile high – from epic fantasy tomes (Terry Brooks, Sara Douglass) to circumspective high brow romance Georgette Heyer novellas.

    Books of Shame and Guilt « Write Anything

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