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mister

Brit the form of address for a surgeon
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So the Papa says, 'I have got a letter from my friend, the Mister; and he wants a recommend from me, of a drawing-master, to go down to his house in the country.' My-soul-bless-my-soul!
But in Jerry's vocabulary, "Mister Haggin" possessed all the definiteness of sound and meaning that the word "master" possesses in the vocabularies of humans in relation to their dogs.
"Master" means to them, as "Mister" Haggin meant to Jerry, a deal more, and a great deal more, than it means to humans.
So they turned and went around the bend in the passage, where they were out of sight of the cave and Mister Yoop could not hear them.
Mister Yoop was quite astonished to see them come flying toward him, and thrusting his arms between the bars he seized the Scarecrow in a firm grip.
''Ware that there mound by the yard-gate, Mister Jarsper.'
'They don't show, you see, the old uns don't, Mister Jarsper!'
'Oh, really, Master Copperfield, - I mean Mister Copperfield,' said Uriah, 'to see you waiting upon me is what I never could have expected!
'You have heard something, I des-say, of a change in my expectations, Master Copperfield, - I should say, Mister Copperfield?' observed Uriah.
'That is so verree disconcerting of the Europeans, Mister O'Hara.
"I can but tell you vat the whole vorld knows, mister. The bosses of the one are the bosses of the other.
"I tell the story as I heard it, mister," answered Dominicus, dropping his half-burnt cigar; "I don't say that I saw the thing done.