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In a published article titled 'A Tale of Modern Slavery: The Prince and the Maidservant,' author Heiko Flottau wrote that 'German press reports dating from February 1992 claim that Princess Latifa forced [Laraquel] to eat her food like a dog, groveling on the floor.
It dates back to the hatred and bitterness that existed between Sarah, wife of Abraham, and her Egyptian maidservant named Hagar, as narrated in the Old Testament of the Holy Bible.
The film followed Haru (Aya Ueto), a maidservant with a knack for cooking who finds herself married to Dennai Yasunobu (Kengo Kora) at the behest of his father Dennai Funaki (Toshiyuki Nishida).
This would mean that Abraham had a concubine called Masek or Mesek, a maidservant by whom he had a son, i.
The local priest, his niece, and his maidservant were found beaten to death so savagely that their skulls were crushed.
A sly maidservant named Lunette uses sorcery to hide him from the angry inhabitants of the lord's manor, and while invisible, Yvain witnesses the beautiful widow of the lord grieving and falls in love with her.
The scroll contains two lines of Hebrew script: "From the king's maidservant, from Na'arat, jars of wine, to Jerusalem," it reads, suggesting it was part of a document detailing tax payments or the transfer of goods to storehouses in Jerusalem.
No one must know she is merely a maidservant, sent by the Earl of Plimmwald to stand in for his daughter, Dorothea.
Greeted with less of the Beatles-like hysteria that's associated with its 21st-century counterpart, the bodiceripping Cornish-set series also starred the late Welsh actress Angharad Mary Rees as Demelza, the red-haired maidservant who launched a million male crushes among the viewers at home.
As a maidservant at Beechwood, Jane has been having a surreptitious affair with Paul Sheringham of Upleigh, the neighboring home.
In an October 3rd letter written by the lower-class Win Jenkins, Tabitha Bramble's maidservant, Gottlieb does not update the footnotes describing Win's colloquialisms, folk remedies and songs, and idiosyncratic language.
It is significant therefore that Zaynab brings a black maidservant, Nour, into the household when she moves in.
Abraham is the primary parent of faith, but outside the realm of normal religious faith and practice is another parent, another figure of hope: Hagar, the maidservant of Sarai (not yet known as Sarah).
Many had to wait for a year or more for the recruitment of a maidservant.
Renowned for his ability to pull off the most difficult roles with ease, Shiney was jailed for allegedly raping his maidservant.