Pay my bill and sneak off at once to the next town; but how pass through the grinning line of boots, and waiter, and chambermaid
, and ironically respectful landlord and landlady, in the hall .
The chambermaid pointed with her wicked forefinger in the direction of the glass.
I rang the bell again, and sent a message to one of the chambermaids to follow me to my room.
While the chambermaid
was at her work, a solitary lady, loitering about the corridor of the second storey, was watching her over the bannisters.
At the hotel door, he confided her to the Unlimited head chambermaid
, and said that while she went up to see her room, he would remain below, in case she should wish it exchanged for another, or should find that there was anything she wanted.
"What need you getting drunk, then, and cutting up, Prue?" said a spruce quadroon chambermaid, dangling, as she spoke, a pair of coral ear-drops.
"And serves you right," said Jane, the pert chambermaid, "if you will take their money to get drunk on.
"Well, then, let us say no more about it," said D'Artagnan; "and let us burn this letter, which, no doubt, announces to you some fresh infidelity of your GRISETTE or your chambermaid."
"Oh, from some heartbroken waiting woman, some desponding GRISETTE; from Madame de Chevreuse's chambermaid, perhaps, who was obliged to return to Tours with her mistress, and who, in order to appear smart and attractive, stole some perfumed paper, and sealed her letter with a duchess's coronet."
Ringwood), which character the young gentleman performed to perfection, and divests them of their lower coverings; and presently Chambermaid
He chucks Chambermaid (the Right Honourable Lord Southdown) under the chin; she seems to deplore his absence, as Calypso did that of that other eminent traveller Ulysses.
Another layer of gender-play is added once 'he' disguises himself as a chambermaid
to prevent the affair being discovered.
I saw loads of people for the first time, including the great entertainer Lady C (anyone who can wind up Tony Hadley and Duncan Bannatyne THAT much has to be OK), and, of course, we learned that Tony Hadley is a really good sport - well, until someone asks him to play the part of a chambermaid
The winners chose Jorgie Porter, 27, and Tony Hadley, 55, to wait on them as their chambermaid
So I shouted, "YES?!!!" to which a timid voice replied, "I want to give you a chocolate!" Assuming this was the chambermaid
and not some mad sweet-bearing killer I informed her that I would not be requiring said confectionary as I was resting.