He had learned what he wanted, and when the scullion
turned he was gone.
He sets his kingdom up to the best bidder, like some scullion
farrier selling a glandered horse.
And as Grim was poor, the Prince thought it no dishonor to work for his living, and he became in time a cook's scullion
Having been my own butcher and scullion
and cook, as well as the gentleman for whom the dishes were served up, I can speak from an unusually complete experience.
Perhaps, as Molly says, it may be in the kitchen; and truly I don't care my daughter should be a scullion
wench; for, poor as I am, I am a gentlewoman.
Good for little else than dish-washing and scullion
THAT will smooth them down, sir," I remarked, "from the cook to the scullion
But there was everything, for our apprehension, in the lucky fact that no discomfortable legend, no perturbation of scullions
, had ever, within anyone's memory attached to the kind old place.
As for me," said Planchet, "I seem to smell, from this place, even, a most delectable perfume of fine roast meat, and to see the scullions
in a row by the hedge, hailing our approach.
Some of the symptoms reminded me of the stir produced among the scullions
of a large hotel, where a grand jubilee dinner is about to be given.
The sound of this bell caused a door to be opened in the offices on the left hand of the court, from which filed two maitres d'hotel followed by eight scullions
bearing a kind of hand-barrow loaded with dishes under silver covers.
The guests sat at the upper table, the ladies in a gallery above them, while the usual drove of men-at-arms, archers, malapert rogues, varlets, scurvy knaves, scullions
, and plug-uglies attached to all medieval households, squashed in near the door, wherever they could find room.