Serving them was another of his annoying habits.
Getting some serving bowls.
After a hurried shower, he dressed and joined his silent wife in serving the gathering guests.
Supper was pancakes—Dean cooking, and Fred complaining and serving Cynthia, who still had a phone glued to her ear.
He grumbled something about getting one of those "take a number" dispensers the big city post offices had, right below their self-serving signs applauding their high level of service.
For what it's worth, Gabe was the most respected and longest serving assassin of Death before he got promoted.
As soon as she sat, another woman in similar robes with a flushed face appeared, serving tray in hand.
Rhyn snorted and faced Sasha, the brother charged with governing Australia, and the first to abandon the Council in favor of serving the Dark One.
Katie followed her into another hallway on the floor where the castle.s serving staff lived.
A waist-high bathtub and a round disc serving as an alien toilet, also waist-high, were on one wall.
While Cynthia began serving breakfast, Edith Shipton emerged, looking as if she'd had little sleep.
Finally, Cynthia calmed down enough to continue serving breakfast.
And I didn't think we needed serving bowls.
As Easterners, Brady and his brothers continued the legacy their father and grandfather had of serving as the military advisors to the politicians that Tim's Western family bred.
She's a conniving, self-serving, arrogant creature. Heartless, too.
Why don't you open up everything and put serving spoons in it?
Is this the speech you prepared for your sister, or is it merely self-serving advice?
He forked a steak off the serving tray and handed the tray to her.
She peeked from his bathroom into the largest bedroom suite in the mansion then stepped into the area serving as a living room and study.
Alex joined them as they started serving and later drove his truck down and brought the team and wagon up to the footbridge.
When, however, the Civil War began, he volunteered into the navy, was rated acting master's mate, and became a midshipman in October 1861, and a lieutenant in July 1862, serving in the North Atlantic blockading squadron.
The names of leading legislators, which we so often find recorded in the history of primitive peoples, are symbols and myths, merely serving to mark an historic period or epoch by some definite and personal denomination.
After serving in the army, the Archduke Rainer was in 1857 placed at the head of the permanent Imperial Council organized in 1851, which stood immediately under the Emperor and had among its functions the preparation of laws, and his experience in this office convinced him that the transition to a constitutional form of government on a liberal and centralized basis was necessary.
The Elster and Geitel apparatus is furnished with a cover, serving to protect the dissipator from the direct action of rain, wind or sunlight.
He was a born adventurer, going to sea at the age of 17 and serving before the mast as A.B.
There remains also the Perpendicular gateway, serving as the town-hall.
In 1832 he was knighted, and after serving as one of the municipal corporations commissioners, became deputykeeper of the public records in 1838, holding this office until his death at Hampstead on the 6th of July 1861.
The architrave is flat, and there is a space over it, serving both to admit light and to relieve the pressure on it from above, and the size decreases slightly from the bottom to the top. Within the doorway is, as a rule, a niche on the right, and a staircase ascending in the thickness of the wall to the left; in front is another similar doorway leading to the chamber in the interior, which is circular, and about 15 ft.
He was accused of desiring to make himself pope; more probably he thought of serving as a papal condottiere against the emperor Henry IV.
At length, however, his friends succeeded in reconciling him with Henry, and, after serving the king in Normandy, he was recalled to England, which he entered early in 1121.
Buchanan, United States minister at Buenos Aires, serving as arbitrator, reached a decision on the Atacama line north of 26° 52' 45" S.
Some of these are on the south-west coast, in the Landes, as Carcans, Lacanau, Biscarosse, Cazau, Sanguinet; but more are to be found in the south and south-east, in Languedoc and Provence, as Leucate, Sigean, Thau, Vaccars, Berre, &c. Their want of depth prevents them from serving as roadsteads for shipping, and they are useful chiefly for fishing or for the manufacture of bay-salt.
The Orleans, running from Paris to Orleans, and thence serving Bordeaux via Tours, Poitiers and Angoulflme, Nantes via Tours and Angers, and Montauban and Toulouse via Vierzon and Limoges.
He was at that time serving as a lieutenant in the Prussian life-guards at Potsdam.
His ancestor, Richard Seymour, a Protestant Episcopal ` clergyman, was an early settler at Hartford, Connecticut, and his father, Henry Seymour, who removed from Connecticut to New York, was prominent in the Democratic party in the state, being a member of the "Albany Regency" and serving as state senator in1816-1819and in 1822, and as canal commissioner in 1819-1831.
After serving under Stadion in Galicia, he was in 1848, after the outbreak of the revolution, appointed president of the administration and acting Stadthalter in Bohemia.
By his wife Elizabeth Bourchier, Cromwell had four sons, Robert (who died in 1639), Oliver (who died in 1644 while serving in his father's regiment), Richard, who succeeded him as Protector, and Henry.
He was a member of the Missouri Constitutional Convention of 1820, and was elected to the state House of Representatives in 1820 and to the state Senate in 1822, serving one term in each house.
All of them couple the transmitting antenna directly or inductively to a capacity-inductive circuit serving as a storage of energy, and all of them create thereby electric waves of the same type moving over the earth's surface with the magnetic force of the wave parallel to it.
Certain types of dangerous individuals are relegated after serving a sentence in the ordinary convict prisons, and by administrative, not by judicial process, to special penal colonies known as domicilii coatti or forced residences.
One cold night in winter the serving men of the abbey were gathered in the great kitchen.
I assume that virtually everyone working in defense industries believes they are serving their country and protecting freedom.
I sacrificed it to Vulcan, for it was past serving the god Terminus.
The great thing is the serving, that's it.
Don't you understand that either we are officers serving our Tsar and our country, rejoicing in the successes and grieving at the misfortunes of our common cause, or we are merely lackeys who care nothing for their master's business.
The command of the left flank belonged by seniority to the commander of the regiment Kutuzov had reviewed at Braunau and in which Dolokhov was serving as a private.
The squadron in which Rostov was serving had scarcely time to mount before it was halted facing the enemy.
Now tell me, my dear boy, are you serving in the Horse Guards? asked the old man, scrutinizing Anatole closely and intently.
That's so, your excellency, all they have to do is to eat a good dinner, but providing it and serving it all up, that's not their business!
Well, I have Pryanichnikov serving under me, a splendid man, a priceless man, but he's sixty.
This was a plan of campaign he had devised while serving at the outposts during the retreat.
(This Frenchman and one of the German princes serving with the Russian army were discussing the siege of Saragossa and considering the possibility of defending Moscow in a similar manner.)
He"--he indicated Petya--"is serving under him."
Not merely in these cases but continually did that old man--who by experience of life had reached the conviction that thoughts and the words serving as their expression are not what move people--use quite meaningless words that happened to enter his head.
And she not only saw no need of any other or better husband, but as all the powers of her soul were intent on serving that husband and family, she could not imagine and saw no interest in imagining how it would be if things were different.
As in the question of astronomy then, so in the question of history now, the whole difference of opinion is based on the recognition or nonrecognition of something absolute, serving as the measure of visible phenomena.
Now his father was putting a damper on it with his all consuming, self-serving plots.
Why don't you rest here a few minutes and I'll do the serving for once.
We don't start serving until five o'clock called one of a half dozen women setting out food on a steam line.
I can't picture him fighting or picking on anyone, but if I closely consider the signs, I can see his tendency to take advantage of others, if only in a self-serving way.
There was no time for Cynthia to talk to her husband, who was busy serving breakfast to the late sleepers while she showed Maria, by hand communication, the upstairs chores of Bird Song.
"I had business," Romas said, serving a glowing Evelyn.
A flicker of light, and the clothing appeared on a slate grey slab serving as a bench near the door.
As she leaned over the table to put them in the serving containers, a glass came down on the table on each side of her – his hands still attached.
Maybe you think prisoners have it too easy serving time while their victims struggle to piece their lives back together.
Anna Pavlovna was obviously serving him up as a treat to her guests.
Like you said, I'll probably be bumped from serving on the jury anyway.
Of course, she, a handsome young woman without any definite position, without relations or even a country, did not intend to devote her life to serving Prince Bolkonski, to reading aloud to him and being friends with Princess Mary.
Fred began eating his cereal, with a serving spoon, a sure sign he wanted to accelerate the process and get on with the day's activities.
Together they went to the kitchen and began putting the food in serving bowls.
Why aren't you serving in the army?
The drinks arrived in glasses better designed for raising fish than serving alcohol—a sure hit with the traveling salesmen.