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  • Thirdly, every free-man and free-woman that transport themselves and servants by the 25 of March next, being 1667, shall have for himself, wife, children, and men-servants, for each 100 acres of land for him and his heirs forever, and for every woman-servant and slave 50 acres.

    History of American Women

  • A woman-servant came in, and approached her master with a little note in her hand.

    No Thoroughfare

  • The numerous establishment was reduced to a cook and an assistant, two men-servants, and a woman-servant to attend to the linen.

    Archive 2007-10-14

  • The numerous establishment was reduced to a cook and an assistant, two men-servants, and a woman-servant to attend to the linen.

    The Trial Of Marie-Antoinette 14 Oct. 1793

  • He then rang his bell, and ordered an elderly woman-servant to rise immediately, and come to him; and in the meantime was so eager in contemplating the beauty of innocence, appearing in those lively colours with which infancy and sleep always display it, that his thoughts were too much engaged to reflect that he was in his shirt when the matron came in.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • She had to help him in all the intimate things, for he had no man, and refused a woman-servant.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • But Musselboro had gone, and Dalrymple could not learn from the head woman-servant whom he saw, whether before going he had told to anyone in the house the tale of the catastrophe which had happened in the City.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • There were none of womankind belonging to the family, and in such a house a decent woman-servant would have been out of her place.

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • I despatched the first woman-servant I could find to

    The Moonstone

  • Here we bought us two servants, viz. an English woman-servant just come on shore from a ship of Liverpool, and a Negro man-servant, things absolutely necessary for all people that pretended to settle in that country.

    Moll Flanders

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