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  • Rice was once Bush's black-booted generalissima, full of confidence about "the birth pangs of a new Middle East."

    The Long Goodbye

  • "It's hard for them to do it just for us, with a bit of clap, clap, clap," said Susan Stroman, the soft-spoken, blonde generalissima of the operation, tapping her toes and passing notes to lieutenants from her command post in the center of the orchestra.

    Brooks's 'Young Frankenstein'

  • She was talking at dinner to a generalissima of suffrage.

    Main Street

  • Minister's warning, the refugees found themselves comfortable and content, Miss Brewster having quietly and tactfully taken over the management of internal affairs and reigning, at Sherwen's request, as generalissima.

    The Unspeakable Perk

  • "Do you think no one can carry on a campaign at St. Norbert's but yourself and your generalissima, Miss Ailie?" he said, stroking down

    Clever Woman of the Family

  • "And as she is extremely pretty -- aunt, what a generalissima you are!"

    Love Me Little, Love Me Long

  • But now, when victory gave him freedom to act, a higher duty occurred to him, and he remembered the vow which he had made at Loretto and at Rome, to his generalissima, the Holy Virgin, to extend her worship even at the risk of his crown and life.

    The Thirty Years War — Complete

  • By contrast, Scarlett is a generalissima on the battlefield of courtship and marriage.

    Bookslut

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