Pontellier scanned the names of his wife's callers, reading some of them aloud, with comments as he read.
After finishing her dinner she went to her room, having instructed the boy to tell any other callers that she was indisposed.
Sometimes callers from a distance invade my solitude, and it is on these occasions that I realise how absolutely alone each individual is, and how far away from his neighbour; and while they talk(generally about babies, past, present, and to come), I fall to wondering at the vast and impassable distance that separates one's own soul from the soul of the person sitting in the next chair.
I have been much afflicted again lately by visitors-- not stray callers to be got rid of after a due administration of tea and things you are sorry afterwards that you said, but people staying in the house and not to be got rid of at all.
A gentleman's visiting card informed him that his other caller
was Sir Charles Somerfield, Bart.
Good-bye calls had to be made and received, being pleasant or otherwise, according to whether callers
and called-upon were heartily in sympathy with Anne's hopes, or thought she was too much puffed-up over going to college and that it was their duty to "take her down a peg or two."
A moment later he reappeared and conducted the caller into the presence of the minister.
A man at the far end motioned him toward an inner apartment, giving no further sign of recognition until he had passed in after the caller and closed the door.
One afternoon came a caller at her door, and that evening came Billy with dubious news.
She remembered her caller of the afternoon, and knew the moment was too propitious to let pass.
By the time I had resumed my feet and found the button which controlled the light my caller
I have not mentioned that Porthos had for some time now been a visitor at her house, though never can I forget the shock I got the first time I saw him strolling out of it like an afternoon caller
. Of late he has avoided it, crossing to the other side when I go that way, and rejoining me farther on, so I conclude that Mary's husband is painting him.
Mecca Bingo Bilston has shared a list of its callers
on Facebook and asked the public to vote.
The service enables Globacom subscribers to decide what music type or variety that their callers
get to listen to when they call them.