Citations:your servant

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English citations of your servant

  • a. 1923, p. 1847, Ellen Marriage, translator, Honoré de Balzac, Le Cousin Pons:
    "Good-day, M. Fraisier. I hope you will recover your health. Your servant, sir."
    Fraisier went to the door with his client.
  • a. 1900, p. 1856, Eleanor Marx Aveling, translator, Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary [1], chapter 8:
    The druggist was passing. He had on a frock-coat, nankeen trousers, beaver shoes, and, for a wonder, a hat with a low crown.
    "Your servant! Excuse me, I am in a hurry."
  • Ibid., chapter 10:
    "Good evening, Monsieur Binet," she interrupted him, turning on her heel.
    "Your servant, madame," he replied drily; and he went back into his tub.
  • 1905, Emma Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel [2], chapter 16:
    Once again he attempted to go, once more her voice, sweet, childlike, almost tender, called him back.
    "Sir Percy."
    "Your servant, Madame."