Induced to take particular notice of the housekeeper
, both by her own striking appearance and by Wemmick's preparation, I observed that whenever she was in the room, she kept her eyes attentively on my guardian, and that she would remove her hands from any dish she put before him, hesitatingly, as if she dreaded his calling her back, and wanted him to speak when she was nigh, if he had anything to say.
The girls had retired, and only Miss Wilson and the housekeeper
said the same, so eager were they both for the slaughter of those innocents, but the curate would not agree to it without first reading at any rate the titles.
She longed to inquire of the housekeeper
whether her master was really absent, but had not the courage for it.
I can’t say,” continued the housekeeper
, “but there’s good eatables and drinkables enough in the house for a body’s content—a little more sugar, Benjamin, in the glass —for Squire Jones is an excellent provider.
The old housekeeper
, with a gracious severity of deportment, waves her hand towards the great staircase.
He looked after Sir Jervis Redwood's flighty housekeeper
, completely forgetting the purpose which had brought him thus far on the way to his lodgings.
James, the polite widow explained that she had heard from the housekeeper
of the disappointment experienced by Lady Montbarry in the matter of the rooms.
Benjamin's respectable old housekeeper
opened the garden gate, and startled me by bursting into a devout ejaculation of gratitude at the sight of her master.
This is the room," said the housekeeper
, from her furry throat.
Flashman and one or two others slink away; the rest, ashamed and sorry, bend over Tom or run for water, while East darts off for the housekeeper
I have seen nobody but the man-servant who opened the door to me, and the housekeeper
, a very civil person, who showed me the way to my own room, and got me my tea.