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On resigning as collaborator on the memoirs of the former Wallis Warfield Simpson, new summaries, 6 October 1955. You cant make the Duchess of Windsor into Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm.
— Cleveland Amory —

Though Charles II both craved and enjoyed female companionship till the end of his life, there is no question that by the cold, rainy autumn of 1682 his physical appetites had diminshed considerably. The Duchess of Portsmouth was, after all, more than twenty years his junior; and there comes a time in nearly every such relationship when the male partner is simply unable to fully accommodate the female partner. Or as Samuel Pepys tartly noted in his diary, the king yawns much in council, it is thought he spends himself overmuch in the arms of Madame Louise, who far from being wearied, seems fresher than ever after sporting with the king.

— Antonia Fraser

I wish I wasn't an imperial highness or an ex-grand duchess. I'm sick of people doing things to me because of what I am. Girl-in-white-dress. Short-one-with-fringe. Daughter-of-the-tsar. Child-of-the-ex-tyrant. I want people to look and see me, Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanova, not the caboose on a train of grand duchesses. Someday, I promise myself, no one will be able to hear my name or look at my picture and suppose they know all about me. Someday I will do something bigger than what I am.

— Sarah Miller

A mother cat is rightfully called a Queen. Personally, I think it would be great if pregnant women were also called Queens. If the gay community protested too much we might possibly accept Baroness, Duchess or Fairy Princess. Anything instead of those glamour-sapping medical terms Gravida, Multigravida and the dreaded Geriatric Multigravida.

— Helen Brown

I am Duchess of Malfi still.

— John Webster

You waltz with vampires and parade about town with undead monsters, and yet you are afraid of me, Duchess?

— Robin Bridges

You're my only Duchess.

— Kristen Ashley

You're night, Duchess, she was day.

— Kristen Ashley

Duchess, you can argue about anything.

— Kristen Ashley

My mother always used to say when picking up a product, 'Would you give this to the Duchess of Windsor?' Well, that's lovely. But the Duchess of Windsor is dead.

— Leonard Lauder

Came trotting along in a great hurry, muttering to himself as he came, 'Oh! the Duchess, the Duchess!

— Lewis Carroll

I didn't know that cats could grin.'
'They all can,' said the Duchess, 'and most of 'em do.

— Lewis Carroll

I like the duchess very much, but I don't love her."
"And the duchess loves you very much, but she likes you less, so you are excellently matched.

— Oscar Wilde

She was his heart, his other half. She filled all the empty places in his soul that he had desperately tried to paper over with pirate escapades and merry women.
-The Ugly Duchess

— Eloisa James

My lady the duchess has duennas in her service that might be countesses if it was the will of fortune; 'but laws go as kings like;' let nobody speak ill of duennas, above all of ancient maiden ones; for

— Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra

On resigning as collaborator on the memoirs of the former Wallis Warfield Simpson, new summaries, 6 October 1955. You can't make the Duchess of Windsor into Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm.

— Cleveland Amory

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