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Examples from the Web for porteress
By some slight pretext the abbess had had the precaution to remove the porteress.The Rebel Chief
And the porteress brushed down the fringe of the wig over her forehead.The conquest of Rome
So saying, he placed a franc in the fat, dirty hand of the porteress.
Had Grandier bribed the porteress or ventured to climb the walls?La Sorcire: The Witch of the Middle Ages
I wait a little longer, and presently the porteress opens the door.A Journal of Impressions in Belgium