Colonel Holliday rang a hand bell, and a lackey appeared with lighted candles.
"Indeed, impudence does disgust me," said the princess, ringing her hand bell quickly.
Then the schoolmistress touched a hand bell and a crowd of little children, none over five years old, gathered round her.
“You shall hear,” said the squire, and he rang a hand bell on his table, which quickly brought Jake to his presence.
He touched a hand bell, and the boys took up their soup spoons.
When the last fragment of pie had disappeared, Mr. Smith again rang the hand bell.
Presently the hand bell rang again, and the soup plates were removed.