Which means that every seat contains someone who is reclining straight into the lap of their backstairs neighbor.
But I hope one of the results of this war will be the end of backstairs diplomacy.
"That's truth enough," said an asthmatic voice from the backstairs.
At that moment, Mary Ellen, having heard the voice of her mistress, projected her face above the doorsill of the backstairs.
We will go to my room by the backstairs, then we sha'n't disturb anybody.
Jewel found the backstairs and ascended them, her little heart hot within her.
He wasn't groom of the backstairs to England's queen for nothing.
The backstairs one would not choose; but what other way was there?
Craven had once said to himself that Lady Sellingworth could never seek the backstairs.
But where, oh, where was the exiled Phelan when the bogus Gladwin went on his backstairs investigation?