And the porteress brushed down the fringe of the wig over her forehead.
By some slight pretext the abbess had had the precaution to remove the porteress.
"Let us see what it is about," said the porteress, taking the epistle in the scented envelope.
So saying, he placed a franc in the fat, dirty hand of the porteress.
As he returned to the porteress, he inquired whether a female had not just come down-stairs.
"That silly Sister Agnes has forgotten the strawberry jam," she said, when the porteress brought in the tea.
The porteress took the plates away, and somehow Evelyn could not help feeling that she was giving a good deal of trouble.
Fanny Bolton is one, the porteress's daughter, who has heard tell of her mother's theatrical glories, which she longs to emulate.
Had Grandier bribed the porteress or ventured to climb the walls?
There is not a porteress who has not many times enlightened insurance agents.