Serving maid

a female servant; a maidservant.

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My current favourite involves being a serving maid in a big Victorian house and being used as a sex toy by the entire household ' 'I fantasise about controlling a man, dictating when he can'
Scarlett Johansson plays Griet, serving maid and muse to legendary Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer (Colin Firth) in an adaptation of Tracy Chevalier's best-selling novel of simmering sexual tension.
Surely it was only a shortage of good ideas that led him to stage the rape of a serving maid by a gang of ruffians during the overture.
Let Me In (15) A virtual carbon copy of Swedish vampire hit Let The Right One In, but with brooding style and mesmerising performances from Kodi Smit-McPhee and Chloe Moretz, a triumph in its own right *** The Maid (15) Chilean class satire as a long serving maid sets out to sabotage the newcomer she thinks is usurping her place.
Legend has it that it is the ghost of a serving maid who was seduced by Sir John Wynn (5th Baronet) and then murdered when their relationship turned sour.
GRIET is a serving maid and muse to legendary Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer in this adaptation of Tracy Chevalier's bestselling novel of simmering sexual tension.
Chapter 3, "Crime and Justice," against the background of the judicial system in Venice, gives us examples of Counterfeiting, Treason, Murder and Sexual Crime, with the particularly horrific account of the murder of a Venetian blacksmith at the hands of a serving maid.
When she berates Melantho, her disloyal serving maid, for trying to drive the stranger away before he could be questioned, she states,
1) I wish here to widen the discussion a little and propose that the mode of writing Smollett uses for Win's letters is modeled directly on Swift's poems composed, wholly or partly, in the voice of a serving maid.
Harlequin or Arlecchino or ArlequinOne of the principal stock characters of the Italian commedia dell'arte; often a facile and witty gentleman's valet and a capricious swain of the serving maid.
She had an unaccredited part as a serving maid in the film that starred her father as Henry VIII.
GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING (12A) Rising star Scarlett Johannson plays Griet, serving maid and muse to legendary Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer (ColinFirth) in an adaptation of Tracy Chevalier's bestselling novel of simmering sexual tension.