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  • Shumihin looked upon him and his maman as poor relations and dependents, that they laughed at his _maman_ and did not respect her.

    The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories

  • Hope you are doing well …. will take over you home friday while maman is at CGI, Melissa at WalMart, Mathieu au chantier et papoute en “congé pédagogique” (déjà).

    Google and General Electric Team Up on Energy Initiatives - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • I approached the bed, walking on tiptoe; the curtains were drawn to shade bonne maman from the sunlight, and I softly came and stood within them.

    A Childhood in Brittany Eighty Years Ago

  • The children rolled upon the ground, laughed, and howled, while maman, and bonne maman from the window of her chair, scattered handfuls of centimes, sous, and liards, an old coin of the period that no longer exists.

    A Childhood in Brittany Eighty Years Ago

  • "These women, who we call maman, force us on the streets for days without pause, also when we have our period, also when we are pregnant ... and a few days after childbirth we are pushed on the street again, or the maman would steal babies from us," Isoke Aikpitanyi told IPS.

    OneWorld.net (U.S.) - beyond your own borders

  • Lovely shot heading the piece too - your 'maman' paints with canvas oils and brush and you paint with cameras.

    barjot - French Word-A-Day

  • I often think of the prostitutes, all friends of the "maman" of Edith Piaf, who went on pilgrimage to Lisieux to ask Saint Thérèse to heal the little Edith.

    St Teresa of Jesus

  • It required all my mother's skill to persuade them to allow her to dress their hair for them on the occasion of an evening party at Tante Rose's, to which, as usual, they were going, as "maman" had gone, wearing black-lace caps.

    A Childhood in Brittany Eighty Years Ago

  • Levin never called the princess "maman" as men often do call their mothers-in-law, and the princess disliked his not doing so.

    Anna Karenina

  • The child's one word of 'maman' had given him this clue.

    Wives and Daughters

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