"Would you like a cup of tea?" the servant asked.
Government is the servant of the people, not the master.
"Damian, he's my most trusted servant," Jonny echoed, turning to him.
The servant complained to her master.
What kind of father treats his daughter as a servant her entire life and lies to her about pretty much everything?
Dean spotted another public servant at the liquor store.
I meet his servant come to draw water for his master, and our buckets as it were grate together in the same well.
She whirled to see a woman in a servant.s uniform Hannah insisted her household employees wear.
I lived, up to the time of the illness that deprived me of my sight and hearing, in a tiny house consisting of a large square room and a small one, in which the servant slept.
"A servant," Deidre said, not wanting them to hurt the poor girl.
"A servant," was the quick response.
Of which directs how the sisters after the synaxis of the ninth hour (3 P.M.) are to dine: "When you sit down at a table and come to break bread, seal it thrice with the sign of the cross and thus give thanks: ` We thank thee, our Father, for thy holy resurrection; for through Jesus thy servant thou hast shewn it unto us.
On being told that she was white and that one of the servants was black, she concluded that all who occupied a similar menial position were of the same hue; and whenever I asked her the colour of a servant she would say "black."
Rather than go to the buffet herself, the servant joined several others selecting morsels and food for her to try.
The cuneiform symbols on his back were purple, marking him as a servant to the Others.
"Does the food please you, my king?" he asked, standing like an obedient servant beside the madman.
Artaxata and Tigranocerta were captured, and Tigranes, who had been brought up in Rome and was the obedient servant of the government, was installed king of Armenia.
2 This passage, which belongs to the second of the brief " servant-songs," sets the mission of Israel in its true relation to the world.
It is the object of an ancient and famous pilgrimage due to the tradition that Mary, sister of the Virgin, and Mary, mother of James and John, together with their black servant Sara, Lazarus, Martha, Mary Magdalen and St Maximin fled thither to escape persecution in Judaea.
Just then a loud cackling was heard outside; and, when a servant threw open the door with a low bow, a yellow hen strutted in.
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.
An old man, a servant of the princesses, sat in a corner knitting a stocking.
His servant was also a yellow, wrinkled old man, without beard or mustache, evidently not because he was shaven but because they had never grown.
And the old servant got down from the box and went up to the cart.
He did not find the civil servant or his wife where he had left them.
If, for example, the processus pyramidalis was abnormally small and the processus papillaris abnormally large, it pointed to a reversion of the natural order, to wit, that the servant should control the master or that the son would be above the father.
The servant opened it.
She had barely sat when a servant bearing a tray of coffee and diet root beer -- her favorite --set down the drinks in front of her.
Ully helped her up, and they both eyed Sasha as the Dark One.s servant approached.
She went the back way—the servant.s route, as Kris had so kindly informed her—to the front door.
There should be a servant or someone posted near the entrance who can guide you to the restroom.
He led her to a bench in the middle of the house and glanced at an awaiting servant, who darted away.
Ethel would have listed him as a lazy, unambitious civil servant with a lifestyle as exciting as limp toast.
Our lord even chose the man I was to wed, another lesser servant in need of wife.
As a low-level servant, she'd never seen any of the powerful immortals.
Her most trusted friend and servant bowed and returned to the dark forms.
On the day of the funeral Peter addressed to Alexius a stern letter of warning and remonstrance, urging him no longer to resemble the slothful servant in the parable, and threatening to cut him off, as though he were a gangrenous swelling, if he did not acquiesce in his father's plans.
The youngest servant of the Company claimed the right of trading on his own account, free from taxation and from local jurisdiction, not only for himself but also for every native subordinate whom he might permit to use his name.
THEGN, or Thane, an Anglo-Saxon word meaning an attendant, servant, retainer or official, and cognate with Gr.
Eventually a new commission was issued in 1656, and on its report, into which were inserted nineteen of the former depositions, the "servant of God" was beatified in 1661.
Between master and servant) retains an almost feudal strength.
Meanwhile his servant, who was said to have been the intermediary between the duke and the Company in the transaction, fled the country; and no evidence being obtainable to convict, the proceedings fell to the ground.
The guardian or his servant must not take from the ward's property more than a reasonable amount for his expenses and the like; on the contrary he must maintain the houses, estates and other belongings in a proper state of efficiency.
Passing from pride to humility he added "servant of the apostle," and "servant of Jesus Christ" to the imperial title, spent a fortnight in prayer in the grotto of St Clement and did penance in various Italian monasteries.
In 1893 an act was passed by parliament giving the Board power to interfere if or when representations are made to them by or on behalf of any servant or class of servants of a railway company that the hours of work are unduly long, or do not provide sufficient intervals of uninterrupted rest between the periods of duty, or sufficient relief in respect of Sunday duty.
12) the ideal suffering servant of Yahweh is portrayed most definitely as an individual.
These views of Duhm, in which a severe distinction is thus drawn between the representation of Yahweh's servant in the servant-passages, and that which meets us in the rest of the Deutero-Isaiah, have been challenged by a succession of critics.'
To this is united the noble ideal of the suffering servant, which serves both as a contribution to the great problem of suffering as purifying and vicarious and as the interpretation to the mind of the nation itself of that nation's true function in the future, a lesson which the actual future showed that Israel was slow to receive.
" Servant," " Slave," p. 464, where other examples may be found.
Or in the servant-passages of the DeuteroIsaiah.
The new covenant of redeeming grace - the righteousness which is in the heart and not in externalities of legal observance or ceremonial - are once more proclaimed, and the exalted ideals of the suffering servant of Isa.
It is probably a corruption, perhaps deliberate, of Abednebo, "servant of Nebo," though G.
Yet again, Saul had been chosen by Yahweh to free his people from the Philistines; he had been rejected for his sins, and had suffered continuously from this enemy; Israel at his death was left in the unhappy state in which he had found it; it was the Judaean David, the faithful servant of Yahweh, who was now chosen to deliver Israel, and to the last the people gratefully remembered their debt.
As God's servant, Pompey destroyed their rulers and every wise councillor: soon the righteous and sinless king of David's house shall reign over them and over all the nations (xvii.).
Astyages') small servant (vassal)."
It placed the general government, he said, in the absurd position of a "servant of four-and-twenty masters, of different wills and different purposes, and yet bound to obey all."
The acquisition of Aleppo could only make that supreme object more readily attainable; and so Saladin had spent his time in acquiring Aleppo, but only in order that he might ultimately "attain the goal of his desires, and set the mosque of Asha free, to which Allah once led in the night his servant Mahomet."
In her private life Maria Theresa was equally the servant of the state and the sovereign of all about her.
The slim, tall boy seemed to grow taller, as he answered, "I'll not be the servant of any Englishman that ever lived."
Another portion he gave to an old servant who waited upon his grandfather.
His horse was led to the door, and a servant helped him to mount it.
They were met by a deacon with a censer and by a servant who passed out on tiptoe without heeding them.
In the midst of the service the voices of the priests suddenly ceased, they whispered to one another, and the old servant who was holding the count's hand got up and said something to the ladies.
He made an effort to look at the servant who stood constantly at the head of the bed.
"Wants to turn on the other side," whispered the servant, and got up to turn the count's heavy body toward the wall.
His servant handed him a half-cut novel, in the form of letters, by Madame de Souza.
This active old servant was unpacking the traveler's canteen and preparing tea.
The servant brought back his tumbler turned upside down, * with an unfinished bit of nibbled sugar, and asked if anything more would be wanted.
The servant handed him a book which Pierre took to be a devotional work, and the traveler became absorbed in it.
Having sat some time at table, Speranski corked a bottle of wine and, remarking, "Nowadays good wine rides in a carriage and pair," passed it to the servant and got up.
The naval officer spoke in a particularly sonorous, musical, and aristocratic baritone voice, pleasantly swallowing his r's and generally slurring his consonants: the voice of a man calling out to his servant, Heah!
The old servant returned to the caleche, looked into it, shook his head disconsolately, told the driver to turn into the yard, and stopped beside Mavra Kuzminichna.
Gerasim, being a servant who in his time had seen many strange things, accepted Pierre's taking up his residence in the house without surprise, and seemed pleased to have someone to wait on.
He hurried to find the family of that civil servant in order to restore the daughter to her mother and go to save someone else.
This icon of the Venerable Sergius, the servant of God and zealous champion of old of our country's weal, is offered to Your Imperial Majesty.
He made haste to finish buying the horses, and often became unreasonably angry with his servant and squadron quartermaster.
According to Juvenal the sons of such proselytes were apt to go farther and to substitute the Jewish Law for the Roman Romanas autem soliti contemnere leges; Judaicum ediscunt et servant ac metuunt ius Tradidit arcano quodcunque volumine Moyses.
He had received from his father the smatterings of a liberal education, but until the outbreak of the Revolution he was a domestic servant, and from 1785 occupied the invidious office of cornmissaire a terrier, his function being to assist the nobles and priests in the assertion of their feudal rights as against the unfortunate peasants.
He knew the way to it, and a servant followed him, carrying his satchel.
I would say it was a rough lesson in history when the kings of my time learned that killing a woman with the intent to bring her back as your servant doesn't really work as they'd planned, he explained.
The release of a Hebrew servant after six years' labour (Exod.
Yahweh's servant David, whereas in the ideal scheme detailed in chap. xl.
Hoffmann thinks that the original form was Abednergo, for Abednergal, "servant of the god Nergal."
"Do you prefer a prince or his servant?" he asked.