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For decades, Israel was the mistress every nation wanted to be with in private but didn’t necessarily want to acknowledge in public because of its treatment of Palestinians.
THE ISRAEL MODEL: COVID AND DEMOCRACYNICK FOURIEZOSMAY 11, 2021OZY
Her Catholic father, Baron Maximilian von Schoenebeck, drank only the finest wine, collected rare antiques and preferred his mistresses beautiful but not too intelligent.
‘SYBILLE BEDFORD’ IS A GOSSIPY APPRECIATION OF AN OFT-OVERLOOKED LITERARY GREATMICHAEL DIRDAFEBRUARY 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s while staying at the sober-living facility that Wendy learns Kevin and his mistress are having a child, a betrayal that leads her to decisively end their marriage — and their business relationship.
WENDY WILLIAMS SEEMS LIKE THE PERFECT LIFETIME MOVIE SUBJECT. SO WHY IS IT SO UNSETTLING TO WATCH?BETHONIE BUTLERJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When I proposed to draw on these stories and do a profile of Greene for Playboy magazine, he gave me the go-ahead, with the proviso that I not mention his last mistress, Yvonne Cloetta.
THE DRAMATIC — AND EMBELLISHED — LIFE OF GRAHAM GREENEMICHAEL MEWSHAWJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Woman is mistress of the art of completely embittering the life of the person on whom she depends.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
But Mary had gone home after dressing her mistress, and the fat boy came back again more disturbed than before.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The mistress of the house affectionately inquired if she felt equal to a short conversation.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Her young mistress got up and approached her, also growing pale, for she perceived that danger was at the door.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
They made an odd procession as they marched out of the hall, under the sullen eyes of the baulked cut-throats and their mistress.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Heloise, abbess of the Paraclete, died; celebrated as the mistress of Abelard, and for her learning.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL

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