The anteroom and reception room of his house were full of officials who had been summoned or had come for orders.
Having entered the courtyard of a large house where the Lodge had its headquarters, and having ascended a dark staircase, they entered a small well-lit anteroom where they took off their cloaks without the aid of a servant.
Bagration appeared in the doorway of the anteroom without hat or sword, which, in accord with the club custom, he had given up to the hall porter.
In Marya Dmitrievna's anteroom the footman who helped him off with his fur coat said that the mistress asked him to come to her bedroom.
As I entered the anteroom I heard Andrusha's peals of laughter and that meant that all was well.
And like a practical Petersburg lady who knows how to make the most of time, Anna Mikhaylovna sent someone to call her son, and went into the anteroom with him.
Count Arakcheev's anteroom had quite a special character.
It was said that Johnson was kept waiting in the anteroom when he called while Cibber was admitted.
While still in the anteroom Prince Andrew heard loud voices and a ringing staccato laugh--a laugh such as one hears on the stage.
As she was crossing the anteroom she saw through the window a carriage with lanterns, standing at the entrance.