“It was Mr Cecil who put them across, Mr Cecil who had cultivated acquaintance with half the fashionable women of London and New York, who called duchesses by their pet names and had actually come by a glossy magazine in which, against an article by himself on Designing for Our Fairy Tale Princess, someone had scribbled in pencil, ‘But he never has designed for me!’”
“(You changed the end of the second verse -- you said "countesses" instead of "duchesses" -- begin again.)”
“But our New York brummagem "duchesses" of yesterday are less liberal in their condescensions.”
“He did not cut down the shoots, spared the superfluous side branches, and, persisting in trying to lay the "duchesses" out in a square when they ought to go in a string on one side, he broke them or tore them down invariably.”
“The clothing of elite groups – fashionable merchants 'wives, duchesses with an eye for style – have survived in countless stately homes and museums.”
“It was said (in Ireland at least) that while Proust wished to discuss duchesses, Joyce wished only to talk of chambermaids.”
“However, these unmarried princesses, countesses, duchesses and archduchesses had a special place in society.”
“Forever immortalized by the antics of the 5th Duke of Devonshire and his two 5th duchesses Georgiana and Elizabeth, Devonshire House remained largely the same as when that menagerie resided within its tony walls.”
“Yes, I understand that we treasure Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder, but a royal family doesn't just have kings and queens -- it can also be filled with dukes and duchesses.”
“A closer look will show that label bloodline filled with more industry queens, princesses, and duchesses than any other, and a proven half-century of lady-centric executive leadership in Clive, Tommy, Donnie and Barry.”
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