She made a present to her first femme de chambre of five large farms, upon which the whole Court subsisted.
The femme de chambre would have had her cheek at the keyhole, to catch what he might say.
"Dame, chez elles—to their house," said the femme de chambre, who appeared to think that Bernard asked too many questions.
And then came the femme de chambre with a letter addressed to me.
I suppose it reflects upon the femme de chambre when the mistress is not up to the mark.
She fled and he allowed her to descend the stairway, followed by her femme de chambre.
They wear old brown cloaks—so the femme de chambre told me—that you wouldn't use for a horse blanket.
The femme de chambre now reëntered and said, "Madame is impatient at this delay; every moment seems an hour."
I had no man-servant in town: my femme de chambre was the only human being I had left in the house.
The curtain concealed him and he lurked three minutes after he had motioned to the femme de chambre to retire on tiptoe.