Louis XIII's confidential valet
, who never left the door, entered in reply to the call.
went out of the room, this time by the centre door, but still as silently as before; one might have fancied him an apparition.
dismissing with a gesture both the gentleman and the valet
de chambre, who passed out into the next apartment.
Wilson,' he said one morning from the recesses of his bed, as the valet
entered with his shaving-water, 'have you ever been in love?
was out for the evening, visiting a friend at Hammersmith.
Tikhon, like all good valets
, instinctively knew the direction of his master's thoughts.
When Prince Maiyo awoke on the following morning, the sunshine was streaming into the room, and his grave-faced valet
was standing over his bed.
Henry Forth, gentleman's valet
, being examined, made the following statement:
Your friend the valet
can tell you who his master's bankers are," he said; "and he can supply you with a specimen of his master's handwriting.
of one of the gentlemen staying here has heard that the late Lord Montbarry was the last person who lived in the palace, before it was made into an hotel.
The very valet
was ashamed of mentioning the address to the hackney-coachman before the hotel waiters, and promised to instruct him when they got further on.
Before they rose from the table, when all of them were smoking, Vronsky's valet
went up to him with a letter on a tray.
When I went in, his valet
was standing before him, holding up for inspection a heavy volume of etchings, as long and as broad as my office writing-desk.
It being that period of the forenoon when the various members of the family had coffee in their own chambers, some couple of hours before assembling at breakfast in a faded hall which had once been sumptuous, but was now the prey of watery vapours and a settled melancholy, Mrs General was accessible to the valet
On the third, being able to sit up in his bedchamber, he despatched his valet
with a message to Mr.