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    Even the tiniest poodle is lionhearted, ready to do anything to defend home, master, and mistress.

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    Fame is a jealous mistress And will brook no rival.

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    For there is nothing mysterious to a seaman unless it be the sea itself, which is the mistress of his existence.

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    Follow a shadow, it still flies you, Seem to fly, it will pursue: So court a mistress, she denies you; Let her alone, she will court you. Say are not women truly, then, Styled but the shadows of us men?

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    His sister had been sent down to the village to ask Mistress Garlick the witch how you stopped spelling recommendation.

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    Fortune, like a coy mistress, loves to yield her favors, though she makes us wrest them from her.

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    He lives in the halflights in secret places, free and alone, this mysterious little great being whom his mistress calls, My cat.

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    Fortune does us neither good nor hurt; she only presents us the matter, and the seed, which our soul, more powerfully than she, turns and applies as she best pleases; being the sole cause and sovereign mistress of her own happy or unhappy condition.

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    He's the president of the United States. He's got to work 14 to 16 hours a day, run foreign and domestic policy. If he's got time for mistresses after all that, what the hell difference does it make?

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    I can assure the conspiracy theorists who have very effectively savaged [Gerald] Posner in their books that they're going to have a much, much more difficult time with me. As a trial lawyer in front of a jury and an author of true-crime books, credibility has always meant everything to me. My only master and my only mistress are the facts and objectivity. I have no others.

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    I could never have a mistress, because I couldn't bear to tell the story of my life all over again.

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    If often happens too, both in courts and in cabinets, that there are two things going on together,--a main plot and an under-plot; and he that understands only one of them will, in all probability, be the dupe of both. A mistress may rule a monarch, but some obscure favorite may rule the mistress.

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    I go to work as others rush to see their mistresses, and when I leave, I take back with me to my solitude, or in the midst of the distractions that I pursue, a charming memory that does not in the least resemble the troubled pleasure of lovers.

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    I have no wish for a second husband. I had enough of the first. I like to have my own way to lie down mistress, and get up master.

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    I have this mistress: show business.

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    I'm married to the theater but my mistress is the films.

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    I remember saying to my husband, ''Why? Why have you got this lady around?'' And he said, ''Well, I refuse to be the Prince of Wales who never had a mistress.''

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    I can smell the smoke now. I can see tendrils of it comin' up between the cracks in the shrikin' floorboards. There she is, calmly taking down the framed examples of fine embroideries, samplers, and needlework from teh hallway wall and tucking them under her arm. "Mistress! Come on! You've got to leave!" She calmly turns and faces me. "Why?" she asks. "The British are coming?" "Only one, Mistress," I say

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    I don't want to hurt you, Mistress Weatherwax," said Mrs Gogol. "That's good," said Granny. "I don't want you to hurt me either.

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    I enjoy going back and forth between plays and novels. It`s like having a wife and a mistress. Books are the wife; plays, the mistress.

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    I just figured, for the most part, mainstream networks stopped using [mistress word]. Those are small brush fires. The election made me realize we've got forest fires that we collectively need to be focused on.

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    In every animal that walks upright, the deficiency of the Fluids that fill the Muscles appears first in the highest Part: The Face first grows lank and wrinkled; then the neck; then the breast and arms; the lower parts continuing to the last as plump as ever; so that covering all above with a basket, and regarding only what is below the girdle, it is impossible of two women to know an old from a young one.

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    It is a waste of time to dissipate one's moral zeal in disapproving of royal persons who have mistresses.

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    It's reducing my entire professional career and background to this one word [mistress].

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    I regard England as my wife and America as my mistress.

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    I've come to the conclusion that a long personal relationship is next to impossible for me. Ultimately, music is a possessive mistress.

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    I won't be remembered for my writing. I'll be remembered as Scott's mistress.

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    I would rather drudge out my life on a cotton plantation, till the grave opened to give me rest, than to live with an unprincipled master and a jealous mistress.

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    Jane Austen, much in advance of her day, was a mistress of the use of the dialogue. She used it as dialogue should be used-to advance the story; not only to show the characters, but to advance.

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    Jesse Jackson's in trouble. They're going after this tax thing. Jesse said he will amend his taxes to show the money that he paid to his mistress. See, he has just one mistress. Jesse uses the standard mistress deduction. As opposed to Clinton, who had to itemize.

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    It is not monogamy when there is one legal wife, and mistresses out of sight.

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    It is no wonder if Art frequently prefers Illusion to Truth: for Illusion is her servant, but Truth her mistress.

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    Leave everything. Leave Dada. Leave your wife. Leave your mistress. Leave your hopes and fears. Leave your children in the woods. Leave the substance for the shadow. Leave your easy life, leave what you are given for the future. Set off on the roads.

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    Listening is one of the lesser-known skills that mistresses offer.

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    Looking for an entirely reliable informant is like looking for a chaste mistress.

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    Mistress-like, its brilliance vain, highly capricious and inane.

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    Mistress, I have never asked anything of you in my servitude. But now, I beg you this: do not make me keep passing these adolescent sentiments back and forth all night.

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    Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally important to those who have it and those who do not.

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    Much can be inferred about a man from his mistress: in her one beholds his weaknesses and his dreams.

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    My local paper, The New York Times, Yahoo News, CBS, and The Washington Post, all agreed to stop using the word 'mistress.' The big one was the Associated Press. They made a style change, and it's the gold standard that sets the guide for news outlets around the world. That's a small step for the American language, a medium step for feminism, and a huge step for me personally.

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    My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun

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    My only master and my only mistress are the facts and objectivity. I have no others.

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    Next to the pleasure of finding a new mistress is that of being rid of an old one.

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    Next to the coming to a good understanding with a new mistress, I love a quarrel with an old one.

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    No lover ever studied every whim of his mistress as I did those of President Roosevelt.

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    Oh, thou did'st then ne'er love so heartily. If thou rememb'rest not the slightest folly That ever love did make thee run inot, Thou has not loved. Of if thou has't not sat as I do now, Wearying they hearer in thy mistress's praise, Thou has not loved. Of if thou hast not broke from company Abruptly, as my passion now makes me, Thou has not loved. (Silvius)

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    Justice required resort to law and that could be a fickle mistress, subject always to the whims and prejudices of those who administered the laws.

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    My mother was a good mistress to her servants, taking care of them in their sicknesses, not sparing any cost she was able to bestow for their recovery.

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    Opinion, a sovereign mistress of effects.

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    Our prejudices are our mistresses; reason is at best our wife, very often heard indeed, but seldom minded.