Listlessly she went about the disorderly old hotel looking at the faded wall-paper and the ragged carpets and, when she was able to be about, doing the work of a chambermaid
among beds soiled by the slumbers of fat traveling men.
Running down stairs, I quickly stated my suspicions to the first person i met --the chambermaid
The first morning of her regency, Miss Ophelia was up at four o'clock; and having attended to all the adjustments of her own chamber, as she had done ever since she came there, to the great amazement of the chambermaid
, she prepared for a vigorous onslaught on the cupboards and closets of the establishment of which she had the keys.
X pranced in, in his long night-garment, with a candle, young Z after him with another candle; a procession swept in at another door, with candles and lanterns--landlord and two German guests in their nightgowns and a chambermaid
She got a berth as second chambermaid
on a Cincinnati boat in the New Orleans trade, the Grand Mogul.
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.
And if it be found that these nurses ever presume to entertain the girls with frightful or foolish stories, or the common follies practised by chambermaids
among us, they are publicly whipped thrice about the city, imprisoned for a year, and banished for life to the most desolate part of the country.
Yes, the lackeys and chambermaids
announced that they were pleased; which means a great deal, for they are the most difficult people of all to satisfy.
His warm and fickle imagination, which in Gascony had rendered formidable to young chambermaids
, and even sometimes their mistresses, had never dreamed, even in moments of delirium, of half the amorous wonders or a quarter of the feats of gallantry which were here set forth in connection with names the best known and with details the least concealed.
Accordingly, when she retired at night, she asked the chambermaid
whether Pemberley were not a very fine place?