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  • And as to getting other people's legs to go up for me, it's neither here nor there – it can't be – except when your Ladyship is in it, or one of the dear childer – which are not coming that I can see – and in the meanwhile I am fretting to an atomy for my liberty.

    Maria Edgeworth

  • "O, by no means," answered he, "your Ladyship is merely delicate, – and devil take me if ever I had the least passion for an Amazon."

    Evelina: or, The History of a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World

  • Her Ladyship was a person only of secondary consideration in their minds just then — they were intent upon the reception which the reigning brother and sister would afford them.

    Vanity Fair

  • Her Ladyship has been the better for this discipline.

    Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay Volume 1

  • 'I had no idea your Ladyship was a member of the Movement party,' he added, with

    Coningsby

  • Her Ladyship was a person only of secondary consideration in their minds just then -- they were intent upon the reception which the reigning brother and sister would afford them.

    Vanity Fair

  • We hope we have not been understood as meaning to insinuate, that because her Ladyship is the mother of a couple of dozen of volumes, she is on that account a _précieuse ridicule_.

    The American Quarterly Review, No. 17, March 1831

  • _ Ay, ay, your Ladyship is a Lady of profound Knowledge.

    The Works of Aphra Behn Volume IV.

  • Her Ladyship was the relict of the late Earl Stanhope, and the mother of the present Earl.

    Collins's peerage of England; genealogical, biographical, and historical

  • Mrs. Barry's accounts; copied my own interminable correspondence with my lawyers and the agents of all my various property; took a hand at piquet or backgammon of evenings with me and my mother; or, being an ingenious lad enough (though of a mean boorish spirit, as became the son of such a father), accompanied my Lady Lyndon's spinet with his flageolet; or read French and Italian with her: in both of which languages her Ladyship was a fine scholar, and with which he also became conversant.

    Barry Lyndon

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