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It follows her recent string of confident, adult performances: Mildred Pierce, True Blood, The Ides of March.Evan Rachel Wood Is Grown Up, Unfiltered, and Still Loves Justin Bieber|Kevin Fallon|November 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
On ‘60 Minutes,’ the former governor said he made the payments to his housekeeper, Mildred Baena, to care for their son, Joseph.Hankygate!, Jim Lehrer’s Gonna Let You Finish and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|October 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Ann Beck recalls her son being awoken by Arnold and summoned “in the middle of the night to drive Mildred home.”
“Mildred was always causing trouble and threatening to quit,” said a former senior staffer.
The housekeeper, Mildred Baena, was no décolleté Mary Poppins, but an aging mother of four.
"I would rather you did not wander on the moor so late at night," Mildred Caniper said.Moor Fires|E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
Mildred's colour came and went with agitation, and she panted as if her heart would break.Trevethlan (Vol 3 of 3)|William Davy Watson
Well, sister Mildred is wiser than you are; and as I have taught you that, I will go to bed.Horse-Shoe Robinson|John Pendleton Kennedy
Mildred made no rejoinder this time, but a faint colour arose to her face.Mildred Arkell, (Vol 1 of 3)|Ellen Wood
Rhoda Jane forgot her envy of Mildred on learning that she was sick and seemed to have lost her relish for food.Mildred Keith|Martha Finley
Word Origin and History for mildred
fem. proper name, Old English Mildðryð, from milde "mild" (see mild) + ðryð "power, strength." A popular name in the Middle Ages through fame of St. Mildred (obit c. 700), abbess, daughter of a Mercian king and a Kentish princess. Among the 10 most popular names for girls born in the U.S. between 1903 and 1926, it hasn't been in the top 1,000 since 1983.