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  • Too confused to say a word, she lackeyed me into my coat and then ran upstairs.

    The Yeoman Adventurer

  • There were many flats in the great city, so polished and carved and burnished and be-lackeyed that children were not allowed to enter within the portals, save on visits of ceremony in charge of parents or governesses.

    The Children's Book of Christmas Stories

  • London became the antechamber to Hades, lackeyed by idle dreams and peopled by mistakes.

    The Voice in the Fog

  • The Weatherfords, multimillionaire mine-people, and so newly rich that the crisp bank-notes fairly crackled when Mrs. Weatherford spent them, kept their lackeyed and liveried state in a castle-like mansion in Mesa

    The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush

  • Inanity dogs the footsteps of the classic tradition, which is everywhere lackeyed, through a long decline, by the pallor of reflected glories.

    Style

  • Truly I cannot but wonder whether it doth not sometimes enter into these men’s thoughts to apprehend how contemptible they are in their proofs for the fathering of such an ecclesiastical distribution of governors and government, as undeniably lackeyed after the civil divisions and constitutions of the times and places wherein it was introduced, upon those holy persons, whose souls never once entered into the secrets thereof.

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

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