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Here, ma'am, is the writ of subpœny 't calls for her to be a witness in a case of assault an' battery.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
I'm sorry to disturb you, ma'am, but here is Dorothy Chance from the Farm, wishing to speak with you.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
"No, ma'am," returned Genevieve, with calm truthfulness and a merry smile.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
Most of them, ma'am, but some was regular hussies; not only a-livin' with their fellers—but havin' a good time, too.
"I don't know, ma'am," and Molly's vacant stare proved her a good actress, and one determined not to give away any information.
IN THE ONYX LOBBYCAROLYN WELLS
Before you went away, you know, ma'am, as he had begun to spend a deal of money on her clothes.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
"I don't know, ma'am, as there's any matters I want to talk over with you," he returned.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
Would you jest as soon, ma'am, if it ain't troubling you too much, jest nat'rally sort of untie Billy?
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
No good sayin' he's out of town, ma'am, or even spendin' the day on the river, 'cos he ain't.
HAPPY HOUSEBETSEY RIDDLE, FREIFRAU VON HUTTEN ZUM STOLZENBERG
I'm a Baptist, ma'am, and they say us Baptists are tryin' to put out that fire with cold water.

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