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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Spells
 
She spells like a kitchen maid.
        Swift.—To Mr. Worrall, Jan. 13, 1729.
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False spelling is only excusable in a chambermaid, for I would not pardon it in a waiting maid.
        Swift.—To Mr. Gay, 13, April, 1731.
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