My wife and daughter are timid, and the servant girl takes after her missuses.
“Some folks are as grand as their missuses,” she remarked, and went back to her garden.
My wife and daughter are timid, and the servant-girl takes after her missuses.
We lost four sheep last year, and come nigh losing the missuses best cow not long ago.
All which Crabstick knew, and would often declare her missus to be "of all missuses the most slyest and least come-at-able."
On being asked who they were, they repeated that they were the "missuses" of the white soldiers.
The preacher told them to obey their marsters and missuses, that the Bible said obey.