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  • "Who's there?" called Marget, in a not uncomposed but expectant voice, and I answered, telling in a few words what I knew.

    The Black Colonel

  • "Marget," I asked, "suppose the Colonel comes back, is he to find us just as he left us?"

    The Black Colonel

  • "Marget," and who was sometimes seen in the company of "Ishbel," usually as though upbraiding or reproving her.

    The Alleged Haunting of B—— House

  • The name "Marget" was given to her at first half in fun and simply because this was one of the two names given by Ouija (_cf. _ p. 98).

    The Alleged Haunting of B—— House

  • 'Marget' seemed to hover in the background, but she was much less distinct than the other.

    The Alleged Haunting of B—— House

  • "Marget," he said, "is my een steekit, for I think I see angels?"

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • "Marget," began Kate, not with a blush, but rather a richening of colour, "you have been awfully good to me, and have helped me in lots of ways, far more than you could dream of.

    Kate Carnegie and Those Ministers

  • Pop culture remembers the film for its visual outrageousness, not least Ann-Marget in a skin-tight outfit, squirming orgasmically in a pool of baked beans flooding out of a TV set.

    At War With Zombies, Boredom and Ken Russell

  • “My money, indeed, I can conceive — that is, if I comply with your proposal; but — my pretty Marget! — how serving this lord, whom she has set her nonsensical head upon, can do me good with her, is far beyond my conception.”

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • In this time, one of the children stepped to her mother and said, Our Marget (mother) hath a fine coosen come out of the Country, and he hath a Cheese for my Father and you: whereon shee looking backe, said: Maide, is that your kinsman? yes forsooth mistresse quoth shee, my Uncles sonne, whome I left a little one when I came forth of the countrey.

    The Third and Last Part of Conny-Catching. (1592) With the new deuised knauish arte of Foole-taking

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