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Abra
favorite concubine of Solomon. [Br. Lit.: Solomon on the Vanity of the World, Benét, 3]
Bains, Lulu
to Elmer Gantry. [Am. Lit.: Elmer Gantry]
Brangwen, Ursula
living with Anton Skrebensky without marriage license causes shock. [Br. Lit.: The Rainbow, Magill I, 800–802]
Bridehead, Sue
of Jude Fawley; two children by him. [Br. Lit.: Jude the Obscure]
Burden, Joanna
mistress and benefactor to Joe Christmas. [Am. Lit.: Light in August]
Gournay, Mlle. de
Montaigne’s “adopted daughter.” [Fr. Hist.: Brewer Handbook, 633]
Guinevere, Queen
King Arthur’s wife; Sir Launcelot’s mistress. [Br. Lit.: Le Morte d’Arthur]
Lady Chatterly
mistress of the gamekeeper Mellors. [Br. Lit.: Lawrence Lady Chatterly’s Lover in Benét, 559]
Maintenon, Marquise de
royal mistress and later wife of Louis XIV. [Fr. Hist.: Benét, 622]
Merle, Mme
. Osmund’s mistress, by whom he has a daughter, Pansy. [Am. Lit.: James Portrait of a Lady in Magill I, 766]
Perdita
stage name of Mary Robinson, mistress of George IV when he was Prince of Wales. [Br. Hist.: Benét, 773]
Pompadour, Marquise de
influential mistress of Louis XV. [Fr. Hist.: Benét, 802]
Roxana
mistress of many before marrying one of her lovers. [Br. Lit.: Roxana]
Simonet, Albertine
paramour of narrator. [Fr. Lit.: Remembrance of Things Past]
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The research also laid bare the most popular gift items for wives and mistresses, with 25 per cent of men buying diamonds for their mistress (compared with 10 percent for their wife) and 20 percent splashing out on lingerie for an affair (compared to 8 percent for their wife).
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As far as I know, mistresses are not forbidden, neither in France, nor in Islam."
She records that 'madams' (or mistresses of servants) use their free time to play golf/bridge, undertake paid employment and voluntary work, engage in community activities, and above all, devote time to their children's intellectual and emotional development.
One of Tiger Woods' alleged mistresses has said she was left broken-hearted following the end of their relationship.
Mistresses is an unsubtle yarn not of the liberated women we were told to expect, but of the all too mundane females still believing that the unswerving love of a good man and a litter of young would make them happy.
He was acquitted of fraud charges stemming from that accusation and of taking $500,000 in payments from his own company and using at least $200,000 of it to pay for gifts for mistresses including Humphries.
The result, Maids And Mistresses a series of seven linked exhibitions exploring the role of women in the power houses of Yorkshire, of Brodsworth Hall (Doncaster), Burton Constable (near Hull), Castle Howard (near York), Harewood House, Lotherton Hall and Temple Newsam (Leeds), and Nostell Priory (Wakefield).
Given the racial homogeneity of this social group, I explore the various definitions of maids and mistresses about their situations.
The owners Nick and Penny Anderton made a fuss of us and said we could stay in the bedrooms as long as our mistresses were there.