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  • Such should be sedulously cherished, and it were well to depute this to their men-folk, the nearer of kin the better.

    CHAPTER 20

  • "If I was a man --" Her words were in themselves indecisive, but the withering contempt which flashed from her black eyes was not lost upon the men-folk in the tent.

    SIWASH

  • "Hello, mother," was his greeting; "ain't you got any men-folk around to do that for you?"

    Chapter IX

  • Routines like the early morning preparations for the fish market (people traveled from miles around — even Begonia! — for Pasque fishes) where the men-folk hauled in nets of sea-food and their wives and children sorted, cleaned, and displayed them.

    Begonia {part ten}

  • And aII because Mrs Huffmaster, a barefoot slattern with half a dozen snottering brats at her heels, "came a-callin"', peeping round Annie on the porch to get a look inside, and remarking slyly "what a smart lot o' shirts your men-folk has ", when we'd carelessly put all our washing out at once, and there were clothes for fifteen or twenty fluttering on the green.

    THE NUMBERS

  • As a male of the species, I can cite several reasons why men-folk in India and Pakistan (especially the decision-makers -- both civilians and military dictators) have forfeited the right to govern.

    India and Pakistan: A Recipe For Peace

  • Hint: women want a good President just as much as you brilliant men-folk do, and the fact is, Hillary is just as likely to keep women away from the polls on election day as is any man who we women-folks don't like.

    Quote Of The Day

  • Without realizing it, I had slipped into the customary role of 'fixing the food for the men-folk.'

    Dr. Cara Barker: The Spirit of Invention

  • After stirring up more trouble with the men-folk, Julie seizes one last chance to redeem herself.

    John Farr: The Bigger Star By Farr: Bette Davis or Joan Crawford?

  • Women still very much shoulder the brunt of the domestic burden in American society -- even when they are working as hard as their men-folk.

    Astri von Arbin Ahlander: Peaceful Revolution:Who Does She Think She Is? How Far We Really Are From Equal Parenting

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