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Nevertheless she triumphed; he had made her a peeress, and she did care for that; she cared also for the broad lands of Hartledon.ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Why should not a peeress feel herself as properly placed among her peers as the Queen seated at her Council?THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
He afterwards was made secretary of state, married a peeress, and spent his last days at Holland House.BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
But Lady Shrewsbury was a peeress and the widow of a Talbot, and criminal rank in those days was banished not executed.COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
My father set my sister up in business as a British peeress and bought her her husband and settled a whacking dower on her.WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
But a magnificent full‑blown peeress, who knew her own mind and had nothing to fear, for her husband was no better than herself.THE MARTIANGEORGE DU MAURIER
The old peeress lolled out her Blessingtonian anecdotes; the Senator raised his hand to his ear and said "Beg pardon?"VANITASVERNON LEE
"For all that, poor Tal's very simple," wheezed the old peeress, apparently awakening from a narcotic slumber.VANITASVERNON LEE
But it would also be very nice to be a peeress,—so that she might, without any doubt, be one of the great ladies of London.THE EUSTACE DIAMONDSANTHONY TROLLOPE
It would ill become me to speak in praise of Green Peas in presence of a Peeress—who could not possibly understand the allusion!MIRROR OF THE MONTHSPETER GEORGE PATMORE

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