This is for my English class, and it has to be due by tomorrow, so I need this quickly. What did people call their mothers in the 1800's?
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This is the first thing I found
Her father lifted up his eyes. Jane was distressed. Elizabeth looked expressively at Lydia; but she, who never heard nor saw any thing of which she chose to be insensible, gaily continued, ``Oh! mamma, do the people here abouts know I am married to-day? I was afraid they might not; and we overtook William Goulding in his curricle, so I was determined he should know it, and so I let down the side-glass next to him, and took off my glove, and let my hand just rest upon the window frame, so that he might see the ring, and then I bowed and smiled like any thing.''
Pride and Prejudice was written in the very end of the 18th century, and published early in the 19th.
But of course, this is a woman, speaking in private. Men might have addressed their mothers differently.