Sentence Examples


  • Many conditions might be inserted: as that the wife should act as maidservant to her mother-in-law, or to a first wife.
  • On the 3rd of May Bothwell's divorce from his wife was decreed by the civil court, on the ground of his adultery with a maidservant, and on the 7th by the Roman Catholic court on the ground of consanguinity.
  • There an old maidservant was grumbling at a young girl who stood panting, having just run in through the cold from the serfs' quarters.
  • From the back porch came the sound of feet descending the steps, the bottom step upon which snow had fallen gave a ringing creak and he heard the voice of an old maidservant saying, Straight, straight, along the path, Miss.
  • Then a maidservant ran into the hall and hurriedly said something, mentioning the princess.

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