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  • I can clearly remember watching the head-mistress of a Christian primary school giving a frenzied beating to a grade-6 boy.

    Obituary Of The Late Mr Common Sense

  • She looked, in short, more like a rather eccentric and bloodthirsty follower of the stag-hounds than the head-mistress of a nice school for children.

    The Art of Vengeance

  • She was wondering how it was that the head-mistress of the Royal

    The Beth Book Being a Study of the Life of Elizabeth Caldwell Maclure, a Woman of Genius

  • Technological institute, or of a cook as head-mistress of the

    The Red Conspiracy

  • Miss Eloise Pendleton, head-mistress of Forsyte-on-the-Hudson, mentioned in the dispatches from Hamilton, confirms the report that

    Murder at Bridge

  • A letter was received from the head-mistress of the Establishment, "all of whose pupils were the daughters of professional men," and where Deleah was receiving her education, saying that, until the dark cloud was lifted which at present overshadowed her family, it would be better for Deleah Day to take a holiday.

    Mrs. Day's Daughters

  • "I will ask the head-mistress," she said, and entered the school, while

    A Dominie in Doubt

  • ” The principal of an English public (i. e., private) school is a head-master or head-mistress, but in a council school he or she may be a principal.

    Chapter 4. American and English Today. 2. Differences in Usage

  • The head-mistress was charmed with Dolores and Dolores has

    Jane Journeys On

  • In a brisk, business-like manner she marshaled the candidates into line, and conducted them to the door of the head-mistress 'study, where one by one they were admitted for a brief private interview.

    The Luckiest Girl in the School

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