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Perhaps you'll be staggering under a creel like a Newhaven fishwife before you return.
Suddenly a clamor was heard on the shore, and soon after a fishwife made her appearance, with rather a singular burden.
CHRISTIE JOHNSTONECHARLES READE
"It's no oot o' the kirk window ye'll hae seen him, Sandy, my mon," said a young fishwife.
CHRISTIE JOHNSTONECHARLES READE
It was about this time that Giorgione's ladylove won fame by discarding him in that foolish, fishwife fashion.
Mary became a Greek slave, or a Billingsgate fishwife, with amusing unexpectedness.
Scarcely had I alighted when a fishwife ran out of a cabin and addressed me in Basque.
ROMANTIC SPAINJOHN AUGUSTUS O'SHEA
With the aid of a fishwife she pulled away the corpse, discovering the shaken, limp form of the mountebank Cramoisin.
A cobbler made a fourth, then two apprentices from a cloth-merchant attached themselves, then a fishwife and a tow-headed newsboy.
My madness dresses itself in logic like a fishwife hanging rhinestones in her hair.
These fishwife vehicles, in which one feels one knows not what shadows, set the philosopher to thinking.
LES MISRABLESVICTOR HUGO

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