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  • Do I not order my various and sundry minions to be kind to you at school?†   (source)
  • The minion that does all her dirty work.†   (source)
  • It reads: ....gatekeeper at Ithro Zhada is to let this bearer and his minions pass.†   (source)
  • It was very soon withdrawn from circulation by Stalin's Polish minions, and has not been reissued since, either in Poland or outside.†   (source)
  • You could have taken Dee and his minions on your own.†   (source)
  • I leaned forward in mine, trying to become a wall between Lena and Emily's minions like I could physically deflect their comments.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • The H plan to give you as gift to a minion.†   (source)
  • "Minions!" cried the Queen, turning in rage upon Polly and seizing her hair, at the very top of her head where it hurts most.†   (source)
  • The Magnar turned and vanished back into the tunnels, and his bronze-clad minions followed hard at his heels.†   (source)
  • Also that, during the American occupation, the U.S. Congress had reconstituted the modern Haitian army and helped to finance it right up until the time when it deposed Aristide; that the head of the junta's death squads, whose minions had murdered Chouchou, had been trained at Fort Benning's School of the Americas; that some of the junta's henchmen and officers in the Haitian army also worked for the cia; that while formally deploring the coup, Washington, with the help of a generally compliant mainstream American press, was busily denouncing Aristide, even manufacturing lie†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • We believed that the corrupted Stewards and their many minions and offspring had abandoned this world for another.†   (source)
  • His minions tried to kill you last night.†   (source)
  • I am the furthest minion of the Dark Tower.†   (source)
  • Walther Apfel had asked while they were waiting for a minion to leave and be alone again.†   (source)
  • The branches shook as his minions scattered into darkness.†   (source)
  • It's like saying 'evildoers' or 'minions.†   (source)
  • The cave was empty of minions.†   (source)
  • I have always known it possible that he could have many minions and pawns surrounding a case, a swarm invisible even to the spy.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • I take it from this that your minions go to and fro in the world, destroying all signs of progress they come upon?†   (source)
  • Yamacraw was an enigma to the minions who gathered under Piedmont's protective wing.†   (source)
  • It must have been some sort of magic, either Octavian or Gaea or one of her minions.†   (source)
  • She has been one of the most vocal on the council arguing for action against Kronos's minions.†   (source)
  • You can be sure he has minions working on that right now.†   (source)
  • I had no idea who he was, or whether he had other, worse minions to send against me.†   (source)
  • Besides, Aeolus, the King of the Winds, has sent his most powerful minions to guard the citadel.†   (source)
  • We're holding off the giant's minions, but we can't hold them forever.†   (source)
  • Apparently, we'd lost Luke and his minions in the maze.†   (source)
  • What we need is a pre-prank that coincides with an attack on Kevin and his minions," she said.†   (source)
  • Unfortunately, no one at dinner jumped out at me as a likely minion.†   (source)
  • No sense alerting more of Gaea's minions than we have to.†   (source)
  • All around us, the manticore's minions were still acting completely nuts.†   (source)
  • He grinned at his minions, as if encouraging them to look happy.†   (source)
  • "Hades sent a minion to steal the master bolt," Chiron insisted.†   (source)
  • I heard the manticore shouting at his minions, "Get them!"†   (source)
  • My minions will collect you shortly and bring you to the ancient place.†   (source)
  • The only good news: Babi's minions evidently hadn't made it out of the train station.†   (source)
  • With a sigh, I jogged after Meg and her homicidal new minion.†   (source)
  • Percy and Annabeth would've been put in chains and taken to Gaea's minions.†   (source)
  • But now you'll be chained and transported to Gaea's minions.†   (source)
  • He already felt like enough of a misfit without trying to explain his new undead minion.†   (source)
  • 'I cannot make your wife appear, Jason Bourne!' shouted the frightened minion.†   (source)
  • When Hazel's sight returned, the storm, the goddess, and her minions were gone.†   (source)
  • Down on your knees, minion, before I blast you.†   (source)
  • The minions were without their leader and filled with anxiety.†   (source)
  • Gaea's minions have seized control of them—".†   (source)
  • This Stranger, this Maerlyn, is a minion of the Tower?†   (source)
  • Last time she wanted to talk to me, she had her minions surprise me and then bring me to her.†   (source)
  • I am an old man and your minions have done their work.†   (source)
  • Set's minion is closing in on your hideout.†   (source)
  • My regular minions never ask so many questions.†   (source)
  • She could send her minions wherever she wishes.†   (source)
  • What had Set's minion called it on my first soul visit?†   (source)
  • Apparently even the minions of Night didn't like to cross the Acheron.†   (source)
  • She snapped her fingers imperiously, and her minions scurried toward her, their gray heads bent.†   (source)
  • Philip will keep Sobek's minions busy, but not for long.†   (source)
  • The minions of Nirriti never entered Khaipur.†   (source)
  • His minions cheered.†   (source)
  • Emily spun around and marched back down the hall toward her locker, Savannah and their minions trailing behind her.†   (source)
  • Lycaon's off in a cave somewhere, no doubt licking his wounds, but his minions have joined us to take revenge for their master.†   (source)
  • "Now, Reverend Mother," the Emperor chided, but he smiled at the Baron's discomfiture, said: "First, you will tell me where you've sent your minion, Thufir Hawat."†   (source)
  • And wolves—Lycaon's minions.†   (source)
  • I mean, it was the voice of Set's minion from the Red Pyramid—the one who was possessed by Apophis.†   (source)
  • We held back Apophis and his minions.†   (source)
  • You remember Menshikov's minions, Bes.†   (source)
  • But possessing the minds of minions, even sending them into protected places to deliver a message—that's much easier.†   (source)
  • A minion of chaos.†   (source)
  • I hate minions.†   (source)
  • Galbatorix's minions were too far away for any lesser magicians among their ranks to detect his or Sloan's minds.†   (source)
  • We will stop Gaea and her minions.†   (source)
  • No doubt Santos's minions were checking the streets, a final inspection before the high priest of conduits appeared.†   (source)
  • The dark eye has fallen upon her, and the minions of night are plotting her destruction, praying to their false gods in temples of deceit ...conspiring at betrayal with godless outlanders ...†   (source)
  • The companions continued their flight up the stairway as the minions of the Winter King began to fill the openings at the base of the tower, while the smoke rose up behind them, as if it were a predator in pursuit of its prey.†   (source)
  • Or will you stay and wait and trust that Eragon and Arya can defend themselves against Galbatorix's minions?†   (source)
  • A minion of Jupiter.†   (source)
  • The bad news: he has lots of minions.†   (source)
  • Without warning, Jason grabbed the minion from Argenteuil by his lapel, yanking him forward off his feet.†   (source)
  • No one had seen the Damphair since the kingsmoot, but his Drowned Men claimed he was hiding on Great Wyk and would soon come forth to call down the wroth of the Drowned God on the Crow's Eye and his minions.†   (source)
  • Eragon had spent the rest of that day gathering supplies, studying maps of the Empire with Saphira, and casting what spells he felt were necessary, such as one to thwart attempts by Galbatorix or his minions to scry Roran.†   (source)
  • The client was obviously somewhere inside the vast mausoleum and could not know what was happening outside, nor would a mere minion dare follow his superiors up into the conference area.†   (source)
  • He remembered standing here and watching the wolves come out of the woods—Lupa's minions, who would lead him to Camp Jupiter.†   (source)
  • She dispatched the second cowering minion with a whipsaw movement of her seraph blade, and advanced on Camille, her shining blade outstretched.†   (source)
  • I may not know the heads of the KGB, who you claim are your minions, but I know the penalties for taking the legal processes in our own hands and personally-secretly-confronting our superiors rather than reporting directly to the Bureau of Irregularities.†   (source)
  • Finally, if the landscape seemed clear, he would propel a minion under a gun to approach the client's representative and give his ultimatum: the client himself must show up and walk into the net of the assassin's making.†   (source)
  • Stay well, minion.†   (source)
  • No minions.†   (source)
  • I turned to see Set's minion, Face of Horror, with his fangs bared and his grotesque face only inches from mine, a jagged knife raised above my head.†   (source)
  • But what about Set's minion?†   (source)
  • They were no mere minions; once they appeared the lesser figures became even less important for these men rarely exposed themselves.†   (source)
  • Perhaps a minion.†   (source)
  • Therefore the 'priest' would mount his own surveillance, circling the appointed co-ordinates of the meeting ground, searching out whatever armed minions were in place.†   (source)
  • The House of Life was scary enough, but when I remembered Set, and what his minions had done to Amos's house ..."What about Thoth's spellbook?"†   (source)
  • "More minions!" he shouted.†   (source)
  • And worse ...Set's minions.†   (source)
  • Why don't we get minions?†   (source)
  • That morning on this very spot she had puked up those figs: the mess had long since been scrubbed away by some Polish or SS minion, but in her fancy there lingered a ghostly sour-sweet fragrance, and hunger suddenly clamped down upon her stomach in a spasm of aching colic.†   (source)
  • Even now they see the mindless minions of Nirriti coming upon them as a single man, all in step and without fear, their drums keeping time, perfect and agonizing, and nothing behind their eyes, nothing at all.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • "Thy life, minion?" answered the sibyl; "what would taking thy life pleasure them?†   (source)
  • Would to God, Richard, or any of his vaunting minions of England, would appear in these lists!†   (source)
  • of a terrible sin; Gian Maria Visconti, who used hounds to chase living men, and whose murdered body was covered with roses by a harlot who had loved him; the Borgia on his white horse, with Fratricide riding beside him, and his mantle stained with the blood of Perotto; Pietro Riario, the young Cardinal Archbishop of Florence, child and minion of Sixtus IV.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 'My love,' said Mr. Micawber, much affected, 'you will forgive, and our old and tried friend Copperfield will, I am sure, forgive, the momentary laceration of a wounded spirit, made sensitive by a recent collision with the Minion of Power — in other words, with a ribald Turncock attached to the water-works — and will pity, not condemn, its excesses.'†   (source)
  • Was it likely, moreover, that the minions of the torturer had not foreseen and provided for this possibility!†   (source)
  • Nicholas laughed in very unexpected enjoyment of this performance; and the ladies, by way of encouragement, laughed louder than before; whereat Mr Lenville assumed his bitterest smile, and expressed his opinion that they were 'minions'.†   (source)
  • "Well, you pampered minion!" said Stephen, leaning to pull the long curly ears that drooped over Maggie's arm.†   (source)
  • In such a novel intermixture, however, of men born and nurtured in freedom, and the compliant minions of absolute power, the catholic and the protestant, the active and the indolent, some little time was necessary to blend the discrepant elements of society.†   (source)
  • In no instance, let us say, was this worthy gentleman accused of deriving personal advantage from the cooperation of his minions.†   (source)
  • But dream not, that Richard Coeur de Lion will ever resume his throne, far less that Wilfred of Ivanhoe, his minion, will ever lead thee to his footstool, to be there welcomed as the bride of a favourite.†   (source)
  • Ferdinando, the 'minion', carries them away, and Hagar puts back the cup which holds the poison meant for Roderigo.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Bowing with the air of one accustomed to public praise, he stole to the cavern and ordered Hagar to come forth with a commanding, "What ho, minion!†   (source)
  • Methinks that I felt the presence of my brother's minion, even when I least guessed whom yonder suit of armour enclosed.†   (source)
  • "How, minion," said she to the female speaker, "is this the manner in which you requite the kindness which permitted thee to leave thy prison-cell yonder?†   (source)
  • She summoned one of her tiny minions with the wave of a massive white-smeared hand.†   (source)
  • Quite awake by now, I slowly changed from my stained traveling garments into a fresh shift, provided, as was the basin and ewer, by Mrs. Fitz's minions.†   (source)
  • Plainly this was an irrelevancy, as far as Dougal was concerned, but he eventually gave in and, accompanied by his minions, went to fetch Jamie from the taproom below.†   (source)
  • The dour recluse still there (he has his cake) and the douce youngling, minion of pleasure, Phedo's toyable fair hair.†   (source)
  • But the English still indicate differences in size by such arbitrary and confusing names as /brilliant/, /diamond/, /small pearl/, /pearl/, /ruby/, /ruby-nonpareil/, /nonpareil/, /minion-nonpareil/, /emerald/, /minion/, /brevier/, /bourgeois/, /long primer/, /small pica/, /pica/, /English/, /great primer/ and /double pica/.†   (source)
  • And sir Leopold that was the goodliest guest that ever sat in scholars' hall and that was the meekest man and the kindest that ever laid husbandly hand under hen and that was the very truest knight of the world one that ever did minion service to lady gentle pledged him courtly in the cup.†   (source)
  • And straightway the minions of the law led forth from their donjon keep one whom the sleuthhounds of justice had apprehended in consequence of information received.†   (source)
  • His company must do his minions grace, Whilst I at home starve for a merry look.†   (source)
  • Thou teachest me,—minion, your dear lies dead, And your unbless'd fate hies.†   (source)
  • You'll cry for this, minion, if I beat the door down.†   (source)
  • You minion, you, are these your customers?†   (source)
  • And Duncan's horses (a thing most strange and certain),
    Beauteous and swift, the minions of their race,
    Turned wild in nature, broke their stalls, flung out,
    Contending 'gainst obedience, as they would make
    War with mankind.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Marry, then, sweet wag, when thou art king, let not us that are squires of the night's body be called thieves of the day's beauty: let us be Diana's foresters, gentlemen of the shade, minions of the Moon; and let men say we be men of good government, being governed, as the sea is, by our noble and chaste mistress the Moon, under whose countenance we steal.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • —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.†   (source)
  • He has been seated on a throne surrounded with minions and mistresses, giving audience to the envoys of foreign potentates, in all the supercilious pomp of majesty.†   (source)
  • Minion, thou liest.†   (source)
  • You, minion, are too saucy.†   (source)
  • 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†   (source)
  • O heart corrupt, a woman's minion thou!†   (source)
  • But all's too weak;
    For brave Macbeth (well he deserves that name),
    Disdaining fortune, with his brandished steel,
    Which smoked with bloody execution,
    Like valor's minion, carved out his passage
    Till he faced the slave;
    And ne'er shook hands, nor bade farewell to him,
    Till he unseamed him from the nave to the chaps,
    And fixed his head upon our battlements.†   (source)
  • Yea, there thou makest me sad, and makest me sin In envy that my Lord Northumberland Should be the father to so blest a son,— A son who is the theme of honour's tongue; Amongst a grove, the very straightest plant; Who is sweet Fortune's minion and her pride: Whilst I, by looking on the praise of him, See riot and dishonour stain the brow Of my young Harry.†   (source)
  • How now, minion!†   (source)
  • Do you hear, you minion?†   (source)
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