The sick man was so surrounded by doctors, princesses, and servants that Pierre could no longer see the reddish-yellow face with its gray mane- which, though he saw other faces as well, he had not lost sight of for a single moment during the whole service
. He judged by the cautious movements of those who crowded round the invalid chair that they had lifted the dying man and were moving him.
This moved my good motherly nurse, so that she from that time resolved I should not go to service yet; so she bid me not cry, and she would speak to Mr.
Well, this did not satisfy me, for to think of going to service was such a frightful thing to me, that if she had assured me I should not have gone till I was twenty years old, it would have been the same to me; I should have cried, I believe, all the time, with the very apprehension of its being to be so at last.
How to extend the service
and at the same time cheapen it to small users--that was the Gordian knot; and the man who unquestionably did most to untie it was Edward J.
"You have indeed, squire," said the lady, "delivered your message with all the formalities such messages require; rise up, for it is not right that the squire of a knight so great as he of the Rueful Countenance, of whom we have heard a great deal here, should remain on his knees; rise, my friend, and bid your master welcome to the services
of myself and the duke my husband, in a country house we have here."
A sample of this is to be observed in the exaggerated and improbable suggestions which have taken place respecting the power of calling for the services
of the militia.
Selina, being a single woman, made me pay so much a week for her board and services
. Selina, being my wife, couldn't charge for her board, and would have to give me her services
The Senators and Representatives shall receive a Compensation for their Services
, to be ascertained by Law, and paid out of the Treasury of the United States.
A little later there came into the service
of the school another man, quite young at the time, and fresh from Hampton, without whose service
the school never could have become what it is.
Though the prayer was unintelligible to the Indians, yet, as they knew what the nature of the service
Among the travellers in my Pullman was comrade Hartman, like myself in the secret service
of the Iron Heel.
Athos, on his part, had a valet whom he had trained in his service
in a thoroughly peculiar fashion, and who was named Grimaud.
A similar treatment, too, was being given to the Christmas scene, still more humanly beautiful, of his birth in the manger, and occasionally the two scenes might be taken from their regular places in the service
, combined, and presented at any season of the year.
What I might have done at this critical moment, if all my life had been passed in service
, I cannot say.
"Out of gratitude for the favours you have done me, I procured information of the whole proceedings, and a copy of the articles; wherein I venture my head for your service