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James McNeill Whistler
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James McNeill Whistler
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  • But those other things—you’re right, ma’am,—there ain’t much—Robinson Crusoe and the Bible; and Handel’s Largo, we all know that; and Whistler’s Mother—those are just about as far as we go.
    Thornton Wilder  --  Our Town
  • But she had known (waiting like Whistler’s Mother in the livingroom) what Luke’s irritation would lead to.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • In the 3 Mothers of America Issue, put out on Mother’s Day, 1934, the flowers to the lower left of Whistler’s Mother had been replaced by Venus flytrap, belladonna, poison sumac and a few others Oedipa had never seen.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
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