rearranged it with a ready hand which showed that she was no beginner in the art of dressing hair.
said a spruce quadroon chambermaid
, dangling, as she spoke, a pair of coral ear-drops.
A waiter showed me into the coffee-room; and a chambermaid
introduced me to my small bedchamber, which smelt like a hackney-coach, and was shut up like a family vault.
The bill paid, and the waiter remembered, and the ostler not forgotten, and the chambermaid
taken into consideration - in a word, the whole house bribed into a state of contempt and animosity, and Estella's purse much lightened - we got into our post-coach and drove away.
what should be leaving my room, as I advanced to enter it, but--well, it's no use, resolutions are all very well, but facts are facts, especially when they're natural, and here was I face to face with the most natural little natural fact, and withal the most charming and merry-eyed, that-- well, in short, as I came to enter my room I was confronted by the roundest, ruddiest little chambermaid
ever created for the trial of mortal frailty.
Accordingly, when she retired at night, she asked the chambermaid
whether Pemberley were not a very fine place?
But it was well known to be a book of magic; and once, when a chambermaid
had lifted it, merely to brush away the dust, the skeleton had rattled in its closet, the picture of the young lady had stepped one foot upon the floor, and several ghastly faces had peeped forth from the mirror; while the brazen head of Hippocrates frowned, and said,--"Forbear
I have just met our chambermaid
on the stairs, and been informed by her that Maria Philipovna departed today, by the night train, to stay with a cousin at Carlsbad.
was Irish, and all the waiters were German, so that I never heard a word of French spoken.
Beebe was not able to tell the ladies of his adventure at Modena, where the chambermaid
burst in upon him in his bath, exclaiming cheerfully, "Fa niente, sono vecchia.
But Daylight's steadfast contention was that his wife should not become cook, waitress, and chambermaid
because she did not happen to possess a household of servants.
On her way back to the drawing-room she was addressed by a chambermaid
in the corridor who asked for her key.
Miss Crow, the daughter of a farmer; John Giddish, himself a farmer; Nan Slouch, Esther Codling, Will Spray, Tom Bennet; the three Misses Potter, whose father keeps the sign of the Red Lion; Betty Chambermaid
, Jack Ostler, and many others of inferior note, lay rolling among the graves.
Tom was carried off by the chambermaid
in a brown study, from which he was roused in a clean little attic, by that buxom person calling him a little darling and kissing him as she left the room; which indignity he was too much surprised to resent.
The real chambermaid
did not come here much before the morning.