servant


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They shout and gesticulate tremendously but cannot agree, and Rodrigo is about to bear away the exhausted Zara, when the timid servant enters with a letter and a bag from Hagar, who has mysteriously disappeared.
Hannah told one of his servants about your breakfast party.
I must plead guilty to the charge of abbreviating the official breath of more than one of these venerable servants of the republic.
You know your master never deals with those southern traders, and never means to sell any of his servants, as long as they behave well.
She suspected the girl was ill-tempered; she disliked her name; and she was indisposed to welcome any servant who had been engaged by Noel Vanstone.
But to enable a prince to form an opinion of his servant there is one test which never fails; when you see the servant thinking more of his own interests than of yours, and seeking inwardly his own profit in everything, such a man will never make a good servant, nor will you ever be able to trust him; because he who has the state of another in his hands ought never to think of himself, but always of his prince, and never pay any attention to matters in which the prince is not concerned.
I think there must," (replied my Father) "I fancy the servants are returned; (said I) I think I hear Mary going to the Door.
His servant was also a yellow, wrinkled old man, without beard or mustache, evidently not because he was shaven but because they had never grown.
According to legend we once had a servant - in my childhood I could show the mark of it on my forehead, and even point her out to other boys, though she was now merely a wife with a house of her own.
If I were you I'd use her for a mop, and make another servant that is prettier.
When the servant appeared, he told the man to fetch a cab.
For thus saith virtue: "If thou must be a servant, seek him unto whom thy service is most useful!
Rosanna (to put the Person before the Thing, which is but common politeness) was the only new servant in our house.
One circumstance troubled Mr Swiveller's mind very much, and that was that the small servant always remained somewhere in the bowels of the earth under Bevis Marks, and never came to the surface unless the single gentleman rang his bell, when she would answer it and immediately disappear again.
Then the cook sent three servants after them, who were to run and overtake the children.