Mistress of The Robes To Queen Mary I, 1553-1558
- 1553–1558: Susan Clarencieux
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Maxim de Winter: Oh, hang Mrs. Danvers! Why on earth should you be frightened of her? You behave more like an upstairs maid or something, not like the mistress of the house at all.
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And this-a-way he gave a fling.
His robes and symbols, ai-hi-hi
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Sombre as fir-trees, liquid cats
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—Bible: Hebrew, 1 Kings 10:8.
The queen of Sheba to Solomon.