Still asleep in the luxurious four-poster bed of the expensive $10 million house was beautiful wife mrs Brown.
An aide said the Prince had been "deeply touched" by mrs Marley's gift.
Their earthly needs are tended to by mrs Doyle, the downtrodden, eccentric and pathologically dedicated housekeeper.
mrs Thatcher, no doubt believed that she would be Prime Minister one day.
The tragedy was compounded for mrs Estoya when she learned that her 21-year-old daughter, Victoria, had died as well.
Yes, it will serve him right,” replied mrs Seagrave; “and be a lesson to him.
If she does not call to-morrow, I shall think that mrs Rowland prevented her.
mrs Jenkles dropped her work upon her lap, and her face grew very red.
mrs Rowland had nothing to oppose to this plain speech but exclamations.
The promise, also, so long made to mrs Harrel of an apartment in her house, was now performed.
1580s, abbreviation of mistress (q.v.), originally in all uses of that word. The plural Mmes. is an abbreviation of French mesdames, plural of madame, used in English to serve as the plural of Mrs., which is lacking. Pronunciation "missis" was considered vulgar at least into 18c. (cf missus). The Mrs. "one's wife" is from 1920.
One's wife; the LITTLE WOMAN: He wanted the missus to get some sleep (1833+)