She turned on at once the tap of her volubility and I was not surprised to learn that the grandee
had not done such an extraordinary thing as to call upon me in person.
"If I had been in the service of some grandee
of Spain or personage of distinction," replied the youth, "I should have been safe to get it; for that is the advantage of serving good masters, that out of the servants' hall men come to be ancients or captains, or get a good pension.
This stout young man was an illegitimate son of Count Bezukhov, a well-known grandee
of Catherine's time who now lay dying in Moscow.
Pembroke Howard, lawyer and bachelor, aged almost forty, was another old Virginian grandee
with proved descent from the First Families.
Marco was appalled, and held his breath; and when the grandee
accepted, he was so grateful that he almost forgot to be astonished at the condescension.
Now they beheld a table of solid silver, once the property of an old Spanish grandee
. Now they found a sacramental vessel, which had been destined as a gift to some Catholic church.
When he came he was greeted by his host with the proud courtesy of a Spanish grandee
and by Mrs.
would have no inclination for a war on that subject, I will answer for an arrangement, the result of which must bring greatness to Porthos and to me, and a duchy in France to you, who are already a grandee
A mudsill like me trying to push in and help receive an awful grandee
like Edward J.
Their villages or towns consist of these huts; yet even of such villages they have but few, because the grandees
, the viceroys, and the Emperor himself are always in the camp, that they may be prepared, upon the most sudden summons, to go where the exigence of affairs demands their presence.
They had the bloom of health and happiness; and yet, as if I had been in charge of a pair of little grandees
, of princes of the blood, for whom everything, to be right, would have to be enclosed and protected, the only form that, in my fancy, the afteryears could take for them was that of a romantic, a really royal extension of the garden and the park.
Then she would come out of her dream, and look round at the grandees
of the Gardens with an extraordinary elation.