Yes, sir," said the butler
, "but, Master Frederick, your father left orders--"
But Ulysses, while the butler
was gone for the wine, held the snow-white flower to his nose.
I should know what it is, sir, for I've lived butler
there a-going i' fifteen year.
We cannot have two Agathas, and we must have one Cottager's wife; and I am sure I set her the example of moderation myself in being satisfied with the old Butler
When the butler
had left us Sir Henry turned to me.
of Hurlstone is always a thing that is remembered by all who visit us.
cut short his curious impatience in the middle.
And when he came into the palace, the flies were sleeping on the walls; the spit was standing still; the butler
had the jug of ale at his lips, going to drink a draught; the maid sat with a fowl in her lap ready to be plucked; and the cook in the kitchen was still holding up her hand, as if she was going to beat the boy.
The effect that Keggs, the butler
at the Keiths', had on Martin Rossiter was to make him feel as if he had been caught laughing in a cathedral.
Jackson continued (and Archer saw he was wondering why no one had told the butler
never to slice cucumbers with a steel knife), "then Lemuel Struthers came along.
of the Court of Accounts, who ought to know Charlemagne's text;
These latter the butler
thrust mysteriously forward, wrapped in a napkin, from behind the next man's shoulders and whispered: "Dry Madeira".
A footman in dark livery came running out; a butler
bowed upon the steps.
," she said one afternoon, when grammar and arithmetic and poetry had been put aside.
LORD HOLCHESTER'S servants--with the butler
at their head--were on the look-out for Mr.