It was always a very silent house, for the few familiar guests went at once to their own apartments, and the well-trained waiters
were told to be almost invisible until they were wanted.
That William replied (very sensibly) that if the club was short of waiters
at supper-time some of the gentlemen might be kept waiting for their marrow- bone.
paused before their table and offered a salver on which were several cups of coffee and liqueur glasses.
And then to the waiter
be betrayed the fact that the minutest coin and himself were strangers.
was summoned, and, when he had received his secret instructions, Michael was called over from where he lay at Kwaque's feet in a corner.
I'm good f'ler, girls, an' if an'body treats me right I--here," called he through an open door to a waiter
, "bring girls drinks, damn it.
Let it be clearly understood between us that the reward is mine, and that Nil is the claim of this slave,' and pushed the flying waiter
before him out of the room.
Sabin at last, with a sigh, rose, and lighting a cigarette, took his stick from the waiter
and prepared to leave.
I felt it was taking a liberty to sit down, with my cap in my hand, on the corner of the chair nearest the door; and when the waiter
laid a cloth on purpose for me, and put a set of castors on it, I think I must have turned red all over with modesty.
Dang the chap,' muttered John, looking into the empty dish as the waiter
retired; 'does he ca' this a pie--three yoong pigeons and a troifling matther o' steak, and a crust so loight that you doant know when it's in your mooth and when it's gane?
Pickwick had made his preliminary arrangements, and was looking over the coffee-room blinds at the passengers in the street, when the waiter
entered, and announced that the chaise was ready--an announcement which the vehicle itself confirmed, by forthwith appearing before the coffee-room blinds aforesaid.
If people spoke distinct,' said the waiter
, 'there wouldn't be half the trouble there is in the world.