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The minion that does all her dirty work.
Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  someone considered to be an unimportant servant or follower of someone considered important
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  • The minion that does all her dirty work.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • I had no idea who he was, or whether he had other, worse minions to send against me.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Dorian, I’m your father’s minion.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • "I’m in an alliance to take over the public school system and all its minions with your daughter."
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless

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  • Yamacraw was an enigma to the minions who gathered under Piedmont’s protective wing.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • In the morning, in the evening and at lunchtime the elevators and hallways were bobbing seas of straws and felts, all perched on the uniformly sheared, closely cropped scalps of McGraw-Hill’s thousand regimented minions.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • We will stop Gaea and her minions.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • She summoned one of her tiny minions with the wave of a massive white-smeared hand.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Thou teachest me,—minion, your dear lies dead, And your unbless’d fate hies.
    William Shakespeare  --  Othello, the Moor of Venice
  • It reads: …. gatekeeper at Ithro Zhada is to let this bearer and his minions pass.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon

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  • "Minions!" cried the Queen, turning in rage upon Polly and seizing her hair, at the very top of her head where it hurts most.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Magician’s Nephew
  • Apparently, we’d lost Luke and his minions in the maze.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • We’re holding off the giant’s minions, but we can’t hold them forever.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Besides, Aeolus, the King of the Winds, has sent his most powerful minions to guard the citadel.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • A minion of chaos.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • You could have taken Dee and his minions on your own.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • It’s like saying ’evildoers’ or ’minions.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • In no instance, let us say, was this worthy gentleman accused of deriving personal advantage from the cooperation of his minions.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • You can be sure he has minions working on that right now.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • These are their minions, while their tables gleam and groan under big roasts, with loaves and wine.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • Just the Lord of the Dead and a few of his blood-thirstiest minions.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • He already felt like enough of a misfit without trying to explain his new undead minion.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • I remember Robert dropping a tray of ices, and the expression of Frith’s face when he saw Robert was the culprit and not one of the minions hired for the occasion.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Was it likely, moreover, that the minions of the torturer had not foreseen and provided for this possibility!
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Pit and the Pendulum
  • She has been one of the most vocal on the council arguing for action against Kronos’s minions.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • O heart corrupt, a woman’s minion thou!
    Sophocles  --  Antigone
  • Fortunately, the attention of Umbridge and her minions was focused too exclusively upon Hermione to notice these suspicious signs.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • It was very soon withdrawn from circulation by Stalin’s Polish minions, and has not been reissued since, either in Poland or outside.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • Ferdinando, the ’minion’, carries them away, and Hagar puts back the cup which holds the poison meant for Roderigo.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • Proud,—and, I thank you,—and I thank you not;— And yet not proud:—mistress minion, you, Thank me no thankings, nor proud me no prouds, But fettle your fine joints ’gainst Thursday next To go with Paris to Saint Peter’s Church, Or I will drag thee on a hurdle thither.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • The H plan to give you as gift to a minion.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Mars’s hot minion is return’d again; Her waspish-headed son has broke his arrows, Swears he will shoot no more, but play with sparrows, And be a boy right out.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Tempest
  • It was the same scrap of paper which, four days ago, the two young men had been in the act of reading, at the very moment when they were attacked by Chauvelin’s minions.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • One of his minions had driven twenty-seven miles to get one, because the governor planned to throw his hat into the Democratic primary in 2008 and knew this was a perfect media moment during which he could portray compassion at its strongest.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • The dour recluse still there (he has his cake) and the douce youngling, minion of pleasure, Phedo’s toyable fair hair.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • The vault of daybreak filled itself with heralds, and this is what they sang: You turning world, pouring beneath our pinions, Hoist the hoar sun to welcome morning’s minions.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • And Duncan’s horses,—a thing most strange and certain,— Beauteous and swift, the minions of their race, Turn’d wild in nature, broke their stalls, flung out, Contending ’gainst obedience, as they would make War with mankind.
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • His company must do his minions grace, Whilst I at home starve for a merry look.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Comedy of Errors
  • Some of our teachers make us eat birdseed so we’ll feel closer to the earth, and other teachers hate birds because they are supposedly minions of the Devil.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • You, minion, are too saucy.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • "Well, you pampered minion!" said Stephen, leaning to pull the long curly ears that drooped over Maggie’s arm.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • The Eastern "plate" will be the elite minions of a thoroughly militarized society whose high priests have taught that there is no higher virtue than death in battle.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Galbatorix’s minions were too far away for any lesser magicians among their ranks to detect his or Sloan’s minds.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • Percy Driscoll slept well the night he saved his house minions from going down the river, but no wink of sleep visited Roxy’s eyes.
    Mark Twain  --  Pudd’nhead Wilson
  • As soon as the order to bury the dead in a common grave was carried out, he assigned Colonel Roque Carnicero the minion of setting up courtmartial and he went ahead with the exhausting task of imposing radical reforms which would not leave a stone of the reestablished Conservative regime in place.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Walther Apfel had asked while they were waiting for a minion to leave and be alone again.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • The notary’s gamin is called Skip-the-Gutter, the cook’s gamin is called a scullion, the baker’s gamin is called a mitron, the lackey’s gamin is called a groom, the marine gamin is called the cabin-boy, the soldier’s gamin is called the drummer-boy, the painter’s gamin is called paint-grinder, the tradesman’s gamin is called an errand-boy, the courtesan gamin is called the minion, the kingly gamin is called the dauphin, the god gamin is called the bambino.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • ’I cannot make your wife appear, Jason Bourne!’ shouted the frightened minion.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • I had no occasion of bribing, flattering, or pimping, to procure the favour of any great man, or of his minion; I wanted no fence against fraud or oppression: here was neither physician to destroy my body, nor lawyer to ruin my fortune; no informer to watch my words and actions, or forge accusations against me for hire: here were no gibers, censurers, backbiters, pickpockets, highwaymen, housebreakers, attorneys, bawds, buffoons, gamesters, politicians, wits, splenetics, tedious…
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • —But hear me this: Since you to non-regardance cast my faith, And that I partly know the instrument That screws me from my true place in your favour, Live you the marble-breasted tyrant still; But this your minion, whom I know you love, And whom, by heaven I swear, I tender dearly, Him will I tear out of that cruel eye Where he sits crowned in his master’s sprite.
    William Shakespeare  --  Twelfth Night
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