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So to his general trade of household drudge and go-between he added that of gratuitous consultation on the secret maladies of power.
The drudge knew better from long experience, than to hesitate about obeying, so he bundled the victim out by a side-door, and Mr Squeers perched himself again on his own stool, supported by Mrs Squeers, who occupied another at his side.
If he had struck the drudge, he would have slunk away without a word.
You couldn't be unhappy if he were here, even if he gie'd ye no money--even if used you like a drudge.
Her, as was only a kitchen drudge," she would say in a strange soft voice and with shining eyes, "but was true and faithful in word and deed, such was her reward.
And Tildy was content to be the unwooed drudge if Aileen could receive the flattery and the homage.
Allowing five to a family, there are fifteen million families in this country; and at least ten million of these live separately, the domestic drudge being either the wife or a wage slave.
Andrew Breitbart got his start working for Drudge's founder, Matt Drudge, in the 1990s, and rose to prominence as Drudges right-hand man, as well as one of the creators of the Huffington Post.
Europeans often described Indian men as lazy and indolent, engaging in the hunt sporadically, but relying on female drudges to perform important agricultural work.
He quickly turns the children into Dickensian drudges, while all the time scheming to get his hands on their inheritance money.
You make your first fortune by 26, burn out by 29, then take your pile and reinvent yourself by 30 with the sort of creativity and daring that we liberal arts drudges spend our lives dreaming about.
When James Glassman, of the American Enterprise Institute, wrote after Drudge's speech, "Let a thousand Matt Drudges bloom, and let readers make up their own minds," traditional journalists reacted strongly.