The door-keeper at the hospital, recognizing Nekhludoff, immediately informed him that Maslova was no longer there.
He staggered across the threshold, but was stopped by the door-keeper.
He promised to Peter the place of door-keeper of Paradise, since become so lucrative an office to his successors and assigns.
The door-keeper of the gaming-house holds an onerous responsibility.
On one side is a raised stone platform, seat for the "boab" or door-keeper, and other servants of the house.
Both were big men, though the door-keeper had slightly the advantage in size.
But one fine morning the magnetic doctor found his door-keeper was among the missing.
The door-keeper thought deeply, but could see no harm in this.
M—— M—— was beginning to shew some anxiety about the absence of M. de Bernis, when the door-keeper brought her a note from him.
He would have both the Queen's door-keeper and the Queen's mad lover.
This word is used in Ps. 84:10 (R.V. marg., "stand at the threshold of," etc.), but there it signifies properly "sitting at the threshold in the house of God." The psalmist means that he would rather stand at the door of God's house and merely look in, than dwell in houses where iniquity prevailed. Persons were appointed to keep the street door leading into the interior of the house (John 18:16, 17; Acts 12:13). Sometimes females held this post.