Maria would not take the table which the headwaiter offered.
Strathdene gave the headwaiter a bill and followed Kedzie out.
Salvatore, thus admonished, proceeded in a hurried undertone—with one eye on the headwaiter—to lay bare his soul.
Houston looked complacently at his drink while the headwaiter led Dorrine to a table on the far side of the room.
But when Stewart asked for his bill, the proprietor, instead of intrusting it as usual to the headwaiter, presented it in person.
The three watched with interest as the headwaiter went to the door and returned leading a short, dark man.
The headwaiter, clad in the long waistcoat and full trunk-hose of the late Seventeenth Century, bowed punctiliously.
First he appears as a drill sergeant, then as a headwaiter, then as a gas collector, then as some other familiar fellow.
In a shaky hand he took his felt hat and walking-stick which the headwaiter handed him.
The headwaiter always knows me the minute I come into the room—keeps a chair for me.