The master bedroom had wooden patio doors that opened on a balcony facing east.
They knew that the master would be as good as his word.
Born to betray any master he served.
Something about his flippant answer made her think he would be a master at verbal fencing.
As soon as the provocatively gay strains of Daniel Cooper (somewhat resembling those of a merry peasant dance) began to sound, all the doorways of the ballroom were suddenly filled by the domestic serfs--the men on one side and the women on the other--who with beaming faces had come to see their master making merry.
They plead for me, their master, to stop but I never will now that I know what I'm capable of accomplishing.
Reluctantly, he walked up the sloping hill and to the door that opened automatically for its master, unlike the portal home.
"Here,--piggy, piggy, piggy!" called their master, anxiously.
It might have helped if you'd done your homework, master Dean.
The idea Darkyn voluntarily took a bond to a human when he made a name for himself disobeying his former master … There might be a reason Darkyn hadn't explained it to his mate.
"When your master asks, you answer," he snarled.
"Who will sing us a song?" said the master woodman as he threw a fresh log upon the fire.
Shakespeare was undoubtedly the greatest master the English language has ever known and, quite probably, will ever know.
But when a great scholar like Professor Kittredge interprets what the master said, it is "as if new sight were given the blind."
"I could if I happened to be a real wizard," returned the master sadly.
"Elihu Burritt, take your place on the floor," said the master sternly.
Some of these bundles contained the things they would need on the road; some contained clothing; and some contained goods which the master would sell in the city.
All around him were the cows of the abbey, some chewing their cuds, and others like their master quietly sleeping.
People play chess, so that object playing the Grand Master must be a person.
Our hearts beat fast, and our hands trembled with excitement, not fear, for we had the hearts of vikings, and we knew that our skipper was master of the situation.
All the attractions of a house were concentrated in one room; it was kitchen, chamber, parlor, and keeping-room; and whatever satisfaction parent or child, master or servant, derive from living in a house, I enjoyed it all.
But no friendly Indian concerned himself about me; nor needed he, for the master of the house was at home.
I meet his servant come to draw water for his master, and our buckets as it were grate together in the same well.
"The master is not in, he's gone to headquarters," said Telyanin's orderly.
"Can a sleigh pass?" he asked his overseer, a venerable man, resembling his master in manners and looks, who was accompanying him back to the house.
Princess Mary was sitting alone in her room, vainly trying to master her agitation.
"It's because she was in love with that fat one in spectacles" (that was how Petya described his namesake, the new Count Bezukhov) "and now she's in love with that singer" (he meant Natasha's Italian singing master), "that's why she's ashamed!"
His hussars were placed along the line in couples and he himself rode along the line trying to master the sleepiness that kept coming over him.
"You are wounded?" he asked, hardly able to master the trembling of his lower jaw.
While the Grand Master said these last words it seemed to Pierre that he grew embarrassed.
The Grand Master began reading the statutes.
"In our temples we recognize no other distinctions," read the Grand Master, "but those between virtue and vice.
The Grand Master rapped with his mallet.
Everywhere preparations were made not for ceremonious welcomes (which he knew Pierre would not like), but for just such gratefully religious ones, with offerings of icons and the bread and salt of hospitality, as, according to his understanding of his master, would touch and delude him.
Oh, yes, master, I was found worthy.
"Oh, master, what are you saying?" exclaimed the horrified Pelageya, turning to Princess Mary for support.
The Emperor, my master... but the sight of the Emperor's eyes bent on him confused him.
He knew that when his master was at the Rostovs' he stayed till midnight.
Prince Golitsyn has engaged a master to teach him Russian.
He was a master... the peasants' affairs first and then his own.
Diablo trotted over to welcome his master, nuzzling and nickering.
The master bath was tidy, so she left the room and pulled the door shut, breathing a long sigh.
Claire's crib, not in her nursery, was in the corner of the master bedroom, next to a large king size bed.
You're the master of the underworld.
It was silly and sentimental, but she wanted to paint the master bedroom first.
"Your master," Gabe replied.
When my master recalled me from exile, we had a talk.
He would drive them from place to place as his master wished.
At last James Hogg said, "It's of no use; all we can do is to go home and tell the master that we have lost his whole flock."
George's brothers knew the master of a trading ship who was getting ready to sail to England.
"I did it, master," he said.
Then the master thought of a plan.
The boys looked at her and wondered if the master would really be as good as his word.
His master was so much pleased with him that he gave him his freedom.
The title of Ralph Nader's book was right: That car was Unsafe at Any Speed, at least with the master cylinder removed.
As they passed us, the large craft and the gunboats in the harbour saluted and the seamen shouted applause for the master of the only little sail-boat that ventured out into the storm.
Words often make the thought, and the master of words will say things greater than are in him.
So the master of words is master of thoughts which the words create, and says things greater than he could otherwise know.
Cato says, the master of a family (patremfamilias) must have in his rustic villa "cellam oleariam, vinariam, dolia multa, uti lubeat caritatem expectare, et rei, et virtuti, et gloriae erit," that is, "an oil and wine cellar, many casks, so that it may be pleasant to expect hard times; it will be for his advantage, and virtue, and glory."
And thou art more foolish and unreasonable than a little child, who, playing with the parts of a skillfully made watch, dares to say that, as he does not understand its use, he does not believe in the master who made it.
Continuing to represent the liberation of the serfs as impracticable, he arranged for the erection of large buildings--schools, hospitals, and asylums--on all the estates before the master arrived.
I saw it myself, master, the star is fixed into the icon.
Oh, master, master, what a sin!
Master, what have you said?
Such were Willarski and even the Grand Master of the principal lodge.
The Grand Master began answering him, and Pierre began developing his views with more and more warmth.
Police were stationed at the brightly lit entrance which was carpeted with red baize, and not only gendarmes but dozens of police officers and even the police master himself stood at the porch.
An aide-de-camp, the Master of Ceremonies, went up to Countess Bezukhova and asked her to dance.
She, having raised her head, was looking up at him, flushed and evidently trying to master her rapid breathing.
Milka, a black-spotted, broad-haunched bitch with prominent black eyes, got up on seeing her master, stretched her hind legs, lay down like a hare, and then suddenly jumped up and licked him right on his nose and mustache.
Another borzoi, a dog, catching sight of his master from the garden path, arched his back and, rushing headlong toward the porch with lifted tail, began rubbing himself against his legs.
He doffed his Circassian cap to his master and looked at him scornfully.
"What orders, your excellency?" said the huntsman in his deep bass, deep as a proto-deacon's and hoarse with hallooing--and two flashing black eyes gazed from under his brows at his master, who was silent.
Each dog knew its master and its call.
The thin, hollow-cheeked Chekmar, having got everything ready, kept glancing at his master with whom he had lived on the best of terms for thirty years, and understanding the mood he was in expected a pleasant chat.
Such were Dimmler the musician and his wife, Vogel the dancing master and his family, Belova, an old maiden lady, an inmate of the house, and many others such as Petya's tutors, the girls' former governess, and other people who simply found it preferable and more advantageous to live in the count's house than at home.
"Now, look out, master!" he cried.
"No you won't, master!" he shouted.
"And if you allow yourself," he screamed in a fury, addressing Princess Mary for the first time, "to forget yourself again before her as you dared to do yesterday, I will show you who is master in this house.
As soon as I saw him I felt he was my master and I his slave, and that I could not help loving him.
"Your Majesty," replied Balashev, "my master, the Emperor, does not desire war and as Your Majesty sees..." said Balashev, using the words Your Majesty at every opportunity, with the affectation unavoidable in frequently addressing one to whom the title was still a novelty.
* "Are you the master here?"
The artist was a master of perspective, causing the viewers to be amazed by his paintings.
When Aesop was about twenty years old his master lost a great deal of money and was obliged to sell his slaves.
Inspired, perhaps, by Master Gobbler's success, we carried off to the woodpile a cake which the cook had just frosted, and ate every bit of it.
I even tried, without aid, to master the French pronunciation, as I found all the letters and sounds described in the book.
However, I should never have broken a horse or bull and taken him to board for any work he might do for me, for fear I should become a horseman or a herdsman merely; and if society seems to be the gainer by so doing, are we certain that what is one man's gain is not another's loss, and that the stable-boy has equal cause with his master to be satisfied?
"What about your master?" he asked Lavrushka, Denisov's orderly, whom all the regiment knew for a rogue.
On seeing the young master, the elder one with frightened look clutched her younger companion by the hand and hid with her behind a birch tree, not stopping to pick up some green plums they had dropped.
He found the Cossacks, inquired for the regiment operating with Platov's detachment and by evening found his master, Nicholas Rostov, quartered at Yankovo.
For Gallicisms I won't be responsible," she remarked, turning to the author: "I have neither the money nor the time, like Prince Galitsyn, to engage a master to teach me Russian!"
The sergeant ran up to the officer and in a frightened whisper informed him (as a butler at dinner informs his master that there is no more of some wine asked for) that there were no more charges.
Kutuzov's general expression was one of concentrated quiet attention, and his face wore a strained look as if he found it difficult to master the fatigue of his old and feeble body.
Man can be master of nothing while he fears death, but he who does not fear it possesses all.
Makar Alexeevich, the brother of my late master--may the kingdom of heaven be his--has remained here, but he is in a weak state as you know, said the old servant.
"Master, not here--don't understand... me, you..." said Gerasim, trying to render his words more comprehensible by contorting them.
Its lack of a master, a name, or even of a breed or any definite color did not seem to trouble the blue-gray dog in the least.
The messenger answered with respect: My master desires to diminish the number of his faults, but he cannot come to the end of them.