For years she had been what is called "stage-struck" and had paraded through the streets with traveling men guests
at her father's hotel, wearing loud clothes and urging them to tell her of life in the cities out of which they had come.
He was as yet invisible; the most favored of the guests
had not beheld him.
So, with laughter and shouts and endless badinage and merriment, the guests
take their places.
I grieve,'' he said, ``reverend Prior, that my vow binds me to advance no farther upon this floor of my fathers, even to receive such guests
as you, and this valiant Knight of the Holy Temple.
And those little keys, the object of general curiosity, were being passed from hand to hand, when the attention of some of the guests
was diverted by their discovery, at the end of the table, of that strange, wan and fantastic face, with the hollow eyes, which had already appeared in the foyer of the ballet and been greeted by little Jammes' exclamation:
responded heartily to this toast, and round about the board it went, the men cheering noisily for King Richard!
So he at once said, "Aldermen and town councillors of the Phaeacians, we have had enough now, both of the feast, and of the minstrelsy that is its due accompaniment; let us proceed therefore to the athletic sports, so that our guest
on his return home may be able to tell his friends how much we surpass all other nations as boxers, wrestlers, jumpers, and runners.
Tiffany, having no cause to dread a rival, immediately besought him to favor us with a specimen; my own entreaties, of course, were urged to the same effect; and our venerable guest
, well pleased to find willing auditors, awaited only the return of Mr.
As CAPTAIN BONNEVILLE and his men were encamped one evening among the hills near Snake River, seated before their fire, enjoying a hearty supper, they were suddenly surprised by the visit of an uninvited guest
As they sat at the feast, each guest
in turn was asked to tell a tale; the bride sat still and did not say a word.
However, the wine was not refused; each guest
took a glass excepting Gania, who drank nothing.
Choose such men as thou dost need, and go thou east while I will wend to the west, and see that each of us bringeth back some goodly guest
to dine this day beneath the greenwood tree.
she said, "before it is necessary to acquaint my father with the dishonor of his guest
he cried, and, turning directly to Roger de Leybourn, "I have no quarrel with thee, My Lord; but again I come for a guest
within thy halls.
Called into council by his daughter and his guest