To help him along as the Republicans enter primary season, emotion has been outsourced to the missus.
The missus and the kids pay intermittent lip service to living on a farm.
They knew no better of course and seemed to love marster and missus as much as they did their own mother and father.
Say, missus, didn't de Sheriff say dat was a perfec' likeness?
Laws, now, ye ought to seen toder day, when I's done stept on missus' toe.
He must have hooked his missus's stocking with all the savings gained at very hard work.
"Miss Eleanor is ill, and missus is with her," replied the girl who looked awkward and rather sheepish at her questioner.
This was Mrs. Whyte or, as Oliver fondly calls her, "the missus."
missus used to say that she was going to make a nurse outen me.
Moreover, as he had said, he must remain on guard over the missus.
One's wife; the LITTLE WOMAN: He wanted the missus to get some sleep (1833+)