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  • The next morning, Sir Philip Baddely and Mr Rochfort called at Lady Delacour's – Mr Hervey was present – her ladyship was summoned to Mrs Franks, and Belinda was left with these gentlemen.

    Belinda

  • "Scenes," her ladyship whispered, as he opened his mouth to object, "are so very fatiguing."

    The English Witch

  • "Did her ladyship intend to call at Elderby House?"

    Hero Come Back

  • His request was, that her ladyship would prevail upon Lord Nelson to accept six dozen of this incomparable wine: part of it would then have the honour to flow into the heart's blood of that immortal hero; and this thought would make him happy during the remainder of his life.

    The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson

  • A Tevershall lad born and bred, and she her ladyship in

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • Mrs. Mimms was her constant companion and confidante through this painful period, and she does not believe that her ladyship concealed a thought from her.

    Lady Byron Vindicated

  • Patrick, age five, offered her ladyship a sturdy bow while Dominique, age three, was more interested in the ducklings that splashed at the moat's edge.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • Spleen given a look at it, ‘twould have cost her ladyship a smile — it curl’d every where but where the corporal would have it; and where a buckle or two, in his opinion, would have done it honour, he could as soon have raised the dead.

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • And that leads her ladyship in another letter to Trochrig to tell him the kind of preaching she needs and that she must have at any cost.

    Samuel Rutherford

  • She was always urging her ladyship to walk out, to drive to Uthwaite, to be in the air.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

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