Major-domo sentence example
- So thought the major-domo on his master's behalf.
- In 1656, and again in 1657, she visited France, on the second occasion ordering the assassination of her major-domo Monaldischi, a crime still unexplained.
- The permanent residents are generally limited to the major-domo and his family; and in the dry season labourers are hired, of any colour that can be obtained - some from the low country, others from the highlands - for three, four, or five months, who gather in and grind the cane, and plant for the harvest of the following year; but the staff of resident Indian labourers, such as exists in the farms of the sierra, cannot be kept up in the Yungas, as these half-warm valleys are called.
- He took for a time the post of major-domo to Reginald (Reinoud), count of Brederode.
- But before he had finished reading, a stentorian major-domo announced that dinner was ready!Advertisement
- Two orderlies, a courier and a major-domo, stood near by, some ten paces from Prince Andrew, availing themselves of Kutuzov's absence and of the fine weather.
- When he awoke next morning the major-domo came to inform him that a special messenger, a police officer, had come from Count Rostopchin to know whether Count Bezukhov had left or was leaving the town.
- And the count gave a similar order to the major-domo and the servants.
- "What a young lady she is!" remarked the major-domo.
- The major-domo to whom these entreaties were addressed, though he was sorry for the wounded, resolutely refused, saying that he dare not even mention the matter to the count.Advertisement
- The major-domo stood at the porch talking to an elderly orderly and to a pale young officer with a bandaged arm.
- "Please step into the gallery, your excellency," said the major-domo.
- His major-domo came in a second time to say that the Frenchman who had brought the letter from the countess was very anxious to see him if only for a minute, and that someone from Bazdeev's widow had called to ask Pierre to take charge of her husband's books, as she herself was leaving for the country.
- No, of course... go and say I will come directly, Pierre replied to the major-domo.