And in that bright afterday she and the even more apotheosized Emma renewed their below-stairs friendship.
There would be no above and below-stairs, no servants' hall.
A servant now acquainted them that Mr Western was below-stairs; for his eagerness to see Jones could not wait till the afternoon.
The duenna doubtless retailed it below-stairs, and the verger at the church also had his tale to tell.
I am neither young enough nor sufficiently democratic to enjoy day after day a below-stairs status.
And below-stairs the sense of personal rancor against "a 'anger-on" is strong.
below-stairs the dinner-cloth had not been taken away, but had been left ready for breakfast.
Ay, stare if you like, but they all know it below-stairs, and a nice way you are discussed in your own house!
"Mr. Locke, in cleaning the hall I found this behind the portires at the entrance to below-stairs," he announced.
I obeyed on the instant and a few moments later the scene of below-stairs was repeated, with me powerless to resist.