Now, there was nobody in the kitchen, but the pretty housemaid; and as Sam's hat was mislaid, he had to look for it, and the pretty housemaid lighted him.
The pretty housemaid had stood the candle on the floor; and, as it gave a very dim light, Sam was obliged to go down on HIS knees before he could see whether it really was his own hat or not.
At this point of the narrative the cook turned pale, and asked the housemaid to shut the door: who asked Brittles, who asked the tinker, who pretended not to hear.
The cook and housemaid simultaneously ejaculated 'Lor
In a week afterwards, Rosanna Spearman entered this establishment as our second housemaid.
Add to this that, plain as she was, there was just a dash of something that wasn't like a housemaid, and that WAS like a lady, about her.
It begins at three o'clock," the housemaid went on, "and, what with practicing and rehearsing, and ornamenting the schoolroom, there's a hubbub fit to make a person's head spin.
Francine was awakened the next morning by one of the housemaids, bringing up her breakfast on a tray.
So you see Molly, the housemaid
, of a morning, watching a spider in the doorpost lay his thread and laboriously crawl up it, until, tired of the sport, she raises her broom and sweeps away the thread and the artificer.
I was not let in again to see her, no more was the housemaid
, for the reason that she was not to be disturbed by strangers.
Martha, the young housemaid
, who had just risen to her feet, looked and pointed also.
Seated at my own table in clear noonday light I saw a person whom, without my previous experience, I should have taken at the first blush for some housemaid
who might have stayed at home to look after the place and who, availing herself of rare relief from observation and of the schoolroom table and my pens, ink, and paper, had applied herself to the considerable effort of a letter to her sweetheart.
Pocket was in good spirits, when a housemaid came in, and said, "If you please, sir, I should wish to speak to you.
Begging your pardon, ma'am," returned the housemaid, "I should wish to speak at once, and to speak to master.
But as none of this faction needed the services of a domestic engineer, he was none the richer for their support, and the only patron he obtained was a housemaid
who was leaving her situation at a country house in the vicinity, and wanted her box repaired, the lid having fallen off.