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That's my last Duchess painted on the wall,
Looking as if she were alive. I call
'Ave you 'eard o' the Widow at Windsor
With a hairy gold crown on 'er 'ead?
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Walk wide o' the Widow at Windsor,
For 'alf o' Creation she owns:
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Duchess of York. Good madam, be not angry with the child.
Queen Elizabeth. Pitchers have ears.
So you, O nameless Duchess who die young,
Meet death somewhat lovingly
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Of all things in life, Mrs. Lee held this kind of court-service in contempt, for she was something more than republican--a little ...
Said the Duchess of Alba to Ga,
"Paint a picture to hang in my foyer!"
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"If everybody minded their own business," the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, "the world would go round a deal faster than it does ...
It's worth living abroad to study up on genteel and delicate manners. The maid smiles continuously; she smiles like a duchess on a ...
George the first was an honest, dull, German gentleman, as unfit as unwilling to act the part of a king, which is to shine and to ...
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