"It's ready, Miss," said the maid, holding up the shortened gauze dress with two fingers, and blowing and shaking something off it, as if by this to express a consciousness of the airiness and purity of what she held.
allow me," said the maid, who on her knees was pulling the skirt straight and shifting the pins from one side of her mouth to the other with her tongue.
"The Princess won't like it," said the maid
Then he went and sat down a little way off upon the beach, looking quite young and handsome, and the girl gazed on him with admiration; then she said to her maids
When Mother Maudlin comes to thank Maid
Marian for her present, she is told that no such present was ever intended, and so she in anger curses the cook, casting spells upon him:
This muff, ever since the departure of Mr Jones, had been the constant companion of Sophia by day, and her bedfellow by night; and this muff she had at this very instant upon her arm; whence she took it off with great indignation, and, having writ her name with her pencil upon a piece of paper which she pinned to it, she bribed the maid
to convey it into the empty bed of Mr Jones, in which, if he did not find it, she charged her to take some method of conveying it before his eyes in the morning.
Near to Jikiza, on his right hand, sat a fat man with small and twinkling eyes, who watched the maid
Louise de la Valliere shall be maid
of honor to Madame Henrietta within a week."
But the maid
did not want money, and asked that she should sleep again by the Prince's door.
A low, grave voice from the inner room said, 'Come in.' The maid
, opening the door, announced, 'A person to see you, Miladi, on business,' and immediately retired.
The Story of a Mistress and a Maid
? If that meant anything, it meant the story of Mrs.
My lady's maid
and the housemaid, had, it appeared, neither of them believed in Rosanna's illness of the previous day.