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  • She grunted acknowledgment and gratitude for her lord's condescension, slipped into the harness, and bent forward to the load.


  • So while these people, these fundamentalists, are doing their lord's work, such as speaking for their higher power on his behalf by telling the grieving families of dead soldiers that the death was God's punishment for America's stance on homosexuality, they are securing their place for everlasting peace.

    Carol Hoenig: A Sorry Lot, Indeed

  • Schumpeter may have dressed like a bank president, but, as the Viennese press observed snidely, his lifestyle was as extravagant as a lord's . . .

    Follow the Money

  • "Your doctrine certainly sounds like socialism," Mr. Morse replied, while Ruth gazed anxiously from one to the other, and Mrs. Morse beamed happily at the opportunity afforded of rousing her liege lord's antagonism.

    Chapter 29

  • Hitherto, she had deemed herself a woman of an alien breed, of inferior stock, purchased by her lord's favor.

    The Wife of a King

  • Yet Kwaque bore no grudge against Michael, and was himself so interested in his lord's welfare and comfort -- this lord who had saved his life that terrible day on King William Island from the two grief-stricken pig-owners -- that he cherished Michael for his lord's sake.


  • Obedience was strong in him, for it was his heart's desire to serve his lord's will, and from the few days 'confinement he sensed, or guessed, or divined, without thinking about it, that it was Steward's will for him to stay in the stateroom.


  • Shortlands planter did not hear nor guess; and Michael bounded to his feet and to his lord's side.


  • "It's this way, Killeny," Daughtry began, one evening, Michael's head resting on his lord's knees as he gazed adoringly up into his lord's face, understanding no whit of what was spoken but loving the intimacy the sounds betokened.


  • Through no matter what indignation and rage that possessed him, his lord's voice penetrated his consciousness, so that, cooling almost instantly, Michael's ears flattened, his bristling hair lay down, and his lips covered his fangs as he turned his head to look acknowledgment.



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