Mothers in literature

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Can you name the mothers in works of fiction, by reading the descriptions of them?

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As she could not speak, she tried to show how well she felt, and rushed down to the kitchen lashing her tail.
She was not elegantly dressed, but a noble-looking woman, and the girls thought the grey cloak and unfashionable bonnet covered the most splendid mother in the world.
'It's twenty years,' mourned the voice, 'twenty years, I've been a waif for twenty years!'
His mother was busy cooking; she wondered what he had done with his clothes.
It is an accustom'd action with her, to seem thus washing her hands.
For a short, plump, kind-faced woman, it was remarkable how much she looked like a sabre-toothed tiger.
Fat; having lost her youth; with bad teeth, and a blotched complexion, and that figure (Ford!) - you simply couldn't look at her without feeling sick, yes, positively sick.
She looked like a woman of narrow experience and rigid conscience, which she was.

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