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It made me smile to remember how mature Patsy had been when I meekly ran her errands and gladly wore her yoke in the old days.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
I joined the group and through a window beheld Patsy in animated conversation with what women could crowd inside.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
“But the boys only wanted Patsy to see how the Injuns git ready for war,” defended Mrs. Davis.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Patsy had dismissed me, and there was scarcely room for me without my presence giving her annoyance.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Perhaps Patsy was the first white woman she had seen whose freshness suggested her own youth.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Mary cast a fearful glance at Patsy, who nodded and smiled as if in approbation of Miss Grundy's command.
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES
In passing through the hall, the girls met Miss Grundy, who had just come from Patsy's room.
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES
Trembling in every joint, Mary arose and followed Sal, who led her towards the room where Patsy lay.
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES
Patsy stamped slowly up the two flights, and rummaged in a very mussy window-box for a silk waist.
SMITH COLLEGE STORIESJOSEPHINE DODGE DASKAM
"I don't see why Miss Henderson doesn't take her up herself, if she understands her so terribly well," scowled Patsy.
SMITH COLLEGE STORIESJOSEPHINE DODGE DASKAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PATSY

  • chump
  • easy mark
  • fall guy
  • flunky
  • fool
  • lackey
  • patsy
  • pawn
  • pigeon
  • puppet
  • pushover
  • sap
  • sucker
  • victim
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