Now the landlord prided himself upon keeping a first-class hotel, and he feared that his guests would not like the rough-looking traveler.
Once she was certain Cade and his guests were comfortable, she retreated to her room with a book.
The guests must be greeted.
Marya Dmitrievna and the countess burst out laughing, and all the guests joined in.
And Jim never has met any of his dinner guests beforehand.
Again the footmen rushed about, chairs scraped, and in the same order in which they had entered but with redder faces, the guests returned to the drawing room and to the count's study.
The last of Bird Song's unfed guests arrived with a yawn.
By the time the Deans returned, most of Bird Song's guests had scattered off to the continuing Fourth of July happenings.
New arrivals and departures at Bird Song were nonexistent as all present guests were staying at least through the weekend.
All the guests are staying put, with no check-ins or check-outs, Cynthia said as she and her husband sat down to lunch.
A number of Bird Song's more recent guests were bickering over differing rules to Mexican Train Dominoes in the dining room while others were trading Boardwalk and Park Place in the parlor.
After the guests had drunk quite a little of it, they began to talk foolishly and sing loudly; and some of them went to sleep.
They had nothing to eat themselves, and they were wiser than to think that apologies could supply the place of food to their guests; so they drew their belts tighter and said nothing about it.
The band again struck up, the count and countess kissed, and the guests, leaving their seats, went up to "congratulate" the countess, and reached across the table to clink glasses with the count, with the children, and with one another.
The guests began to disperse, some without taking leave of Helene.
We're the guests of honor tonight.
"In the future," he spoke crisply, "I'd appreciate it if you consulted me before inviting guests into my home."
By the end of the second day, she had adapted to the guests and felt completely at ease - a state that Claudette apparently wanted to shatter.
And having guests here won't make me crawl into bed with you again, either.
The three guests exempted the hosts and rolled.
At one time, a hotel, accommodating a hundred guests and stable for seventy-five horses, adorned its slopes.
On Monday, Howie was on time, unusual as I assumed he'd driven his guests back to Massachusetts Sunday afternoon and would wait until early morning to return.
His other guests had not yet stirred.
We'll find out what she can do when our guests arrive.
She'd watched the arriving guests with a mixture of fascination and dread.
She trailed him down the stairs, eyes on the guests milling in the courtyard beyond the opened double doors.
Grimly, he returned grudgingly to his duties of entertaining his guests, feeling as if he needed to do something for his little Oracle.
On Friday morning Bird Song's full complement of guests were treated to the usual bounty of Cynthia's baking, but with less zip and smiles than most days.
The second floor contained six quarters, five rooms for guests and the rear left corner occupied by Fred O'Connor.
Caleb—Dean couldn't recall his last name—and his family had been guests in Ouray early in June.
Bird Song's parlor began filling with guests whose canceled activities put them in a what-do-you-do-next? mood of bewilderment.
Janet O'Brien was a local woman who remained on call to Bird Song, assisting with the domestic chores of running the bed and breakfast, at least when the number of guests required additional help.
I guess I shouldn't be snoopy either, but we've had a lot of guests in the last six months and I've never felt this uncomfortable about any of the others.
"Let's just be thankful we have guests," Dean continued as he wound a string of lights into a bouquet of blinking color, unplugged it, and set it aside with a dozen others.
The second floor contained six, five rooms for guests, the sixth occupied by Fred O'Connor.
It's one of the few times we've been without guests since we opened and we'll practically have a full house next week with the Ice Festival coming up.
"Spying on our guests is a no-no, Fred." but then added, "Pinkville, Virginia."
Most of the guests were Evelyn's friends and family; Romas's small party consisted of only a handful of men-- cousins, according to Evelyn-- looking like an NFL team dressed uncomfortably in their tuxes.
The demons treat their guests well.
Among those whom Julie's guests happened to choose to gossip about were the Rostovs.
Animated by that address Anna Pavlovna's guests talked for a long time of the state of the fatherland and offered various conjectures as to the result of the battle to be fought in a few days.
The guests welcomed Pierre because he always helped to enliven and unite any company he was in.