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  • I know there will be present the Queen, the Princes, the household, and the servants down to the scullery-maid, and _I preach to the scullery-maid_. '

    Mushrooms on the Moor

  • He was soft and gentle in his manners, and attractive in his speech; the tone of his voice was melody, and every action was a grace; unlike his brothers, he was courteous to all, he was affable to the lowly, and meek even to the very scullery-maid.

    The Warden

  • He had done well to leave her to flirt with her priest, to toy with a church which was the scullery-maid of christendom.

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  • “I am thy betrothed bride, but because I feared lest the people should mock me when they saw me out of doors, I commanded the scullery-maid to dress herself in my clothes, and to go to church instead of me.”

    Household Tales

  • But the scullery-maid wept the whole night long, and cried,

    Household Tales

  • So the bridegroom and the scullery-maid went to sleep in the room, and he slept so soundly that she could not waken him.

    Household Tales

  • She went out and told the servants that the scullery-maid was an impostor, and that they must take her out into the court-yard and strike off her head.

    Household Tales

  • Then she was taken as a scullery-maid at low wages.

    Household Tales

  • ‘The boot-boy made love to the scullery-maid in the kitchen garden,’ said Susan, ‘among the blown-out washing.’

    The Waves

  • We found a dirty handkerchief, and a love-letter from some scullery-maid.

    The Idiot

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