The unwilling hostess touched a bell and a footman opened the door.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
The English footman, in scarlet knee-breeches, left him to wait in the stone hall.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
In a few moments Johnson and another footman brought in tea from the conservatory on a silver tray.
"Daisy Ashford: Her Book" by Daisy Ashford
The footman greeted them deferentially, and asked them to pick out their luggage from the lot that had been dumped on the station platform.
"Patty's Friends" by Carolyn Wells
Yet Catherine ordered the footman to light a fire in Mark's study.
"Tongues of Conscience" by Robert Smythe Hichens
The landlord of the inn gave them a resplendent two-horse carriage, with a liveried coachman and a footman.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
A smart footman standing by turned quickly and touched his hat.
"The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" by William J. Locke
He had hardly finished when the footman reappeared.
"The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley" by Louis Tracy
The footman remained silent, but partly closed the door.
"The Girl from Sunset Ranch" by Amy Bell Marlowe
I was called "Little Master," and went with the footman.
"The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 1 of 3" by George Augustus Sala
The mask sat down by him, and the footman closed the door.
"The Conspirators" by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
A footman in a black coat, who was standing in the hall, showed her the way.
"Nobody's Girl" by Hector Malot
A footman was standing prepared to open the door, but Helen sent him away with a message to her maid.
"The New Tenant" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
It drew up before her, and the footman alighted and approached questioningly.
"Her Ladyship's Elephant" by David Dwight Wells
A yawning footman met him in the hall and asked him if he wished for anything.
"Aladdin of London" by Sir Max Pemberton
I don't see my footman.
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
There was a carriage standing there, and a footman was shivering as he walked up and down the pavement.
"Wee Wifie" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
The footman had vanished.
"Oswald Bastable and Others" by Edith Nesbit
I devoutly hoped nobody behind detected it, but I could see it was not lost upon my footman.
"The Harmsworth Magazine, v. 1, 1898-1899, No. 2" by Various
Then the footman came in to receive his orders, and directly after Lady Rea looked admiringly across at her daughter.
"Thereby Hangs a Tale" by George Manville Fenn
Soft SIMPLICETTA doats upon a beau ;
PRUDINA likes a man, and laughs at show :
Their several graces in my SHARPER meet ;
Strong as the footman, as the master sweet.
"Thursday, the Bassette-Table" by Mary Wortley Montagu
'Then ladies, dear ladies, your pity bestow:'
Just then a tall footman came round,
And asking the ladies which way they would go,
The chariot turn'd off with a bound.
"A True Story" by Ann Taylor
Soft Simplicetta doats upon a Beau;
Prudina likes a Man, and laughs at Show. Their several graces in my Sharper meet;
Strong as the Footman, as the Master sweet.
"The Basset-Table : An Eclogue" by Alexander Pope
Then the hall door was opened by a footman, dressed in rich livery,
And Jack told him he wished Mr Brooksby to see;
Then to deliver Jack's message the footman withdrew,
And when the footman returned he said, Master will see you.
"Jack Honest, or the Widow and Her Son" by William Topaz McGonagall
I have seen the moment of my greatness flicker, And I have seen the eternal Footman hold my coat, and snicker, And in short, I was afraid.
Whatever Happened to the Fourth Footman .
DOWNSTAIRS In the 1950s, James Silvia served as the fourth footman at Alexander H Rice's mansions in Newport, R.I. Pictured, and New York City.
Credit Courtesy of Alex Footman.
Occasionally, they bribe a footman.
Grant worked with Fellowes on his Oscar-winning 2001 film Gosford Park, in which he played a footman at a stately home, and he was surprised when he wasn't invited to be a part of the hugely successful period drama.
Connie Footman, Special to the Sun Journal.
The Emir of Kuwait Sheik Sabah Al Ahmed Al Sabah, center, is assisted by royal footman as he arrives in Windsor, west of London, Tuesday Nov 26, 2012, during his state visit to the United Kingdom.