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To this the fat boy, considerably terrified, briefly responded, “Missis.”The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
I'll put my missis up to going to the town and getting speech of her, and telling her a bit of her danger.Ruth|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
When no little voice responded to the call, she went to the sitting-room and said, "Missis, have you seen Tommy?"
The words Mrs. Lawton most frequently heard were, "It was cruel of missis to take away little Tommy."
Master went out earlier, and came home later; missis cried more, and looked even paler than before.Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush|William Makepeace Thackeray