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But at last a servant was engaged; we might be said to be at the window, gloomily waiting for her now, and it was with such words as these that we sought to comfort each other and ourselves:-
'Mind this, every one of you, servant or no servant, I fold all the linen mysel.'
In London I was used to servants, and in moments of irritation would ring for them furiously, though doubtless my manner changed as they opened the door.
But now when we could have servants for ourselves I shrank from the thought.
The sense of her own horrible isolation subdued her, at the touch of the servant's lips.
Servants' tongues and servants' letters -- as I need not tell you -- are oftener occupied with their masters and mistresses than their masters and mistresses suppose.
But I think I can still hold my place against the other servants -- I think I can still look the parlor-maid whom Admiral Bartram wants.
"You shall speak to the servants," she said, "with the keys of my wardrobe in your hand."
"I am sorry to put you to any inconvenience, sir, for a mere formality; but the example of their betters will do wonders in reconciling the servants to this inquiry." Mr.
"Has the young woman who brought us this book been in your employment as long as the other servants?"
I durstn't do it,' rejoined the small servant; 'Miss Sally 'ud kill me, if she know'd I come up here.'
The small servant needed no second bidding, and the plate was soon empty.
Servant Leadership, a leadership style introduced more than forty years ago, has recently gained popularity as corporations seek to manage the twin goals of maintaining their global competitiveness while simultaneously engaging in ethical business practices.
We value servant leadership, which is in our handbook.