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- Upstairs Mrs. Hildreth and Isabelle were in solemn consultation with a dressmaker.
- The women of the party were just as keenly interested in the matter, and just as helplessly perplexed; even the mother of Clovis, who usually got good racing information from her dressmaker, confessed herself fancy free on this occasion. - "The Chronicles of Clovis", Saki.
- " Yes, I heard it this morning before I came," said the dressmaker. - "The Portion of Labor", Mary E. Wilkins Freeman.