Sentence Examples with the word porter

Me and Mrs. Porter cleaned it up today.

Gerasim and the porter let Makar Alexeevich go, and in the now silent corridor the sound of several hands knocking at the front door could be heard.

According to Porter (Journal Soc. Lit., 18 54, p. 303), the name is locally restricted to the plain south of the Leja and the narrow strip on the west; although it is loosely applied by strangers to the whole country east of the Jaulan.

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The hall porter was standing at the front door.

Dolokhov, after Anatole entered, had remained at the wicket gate and was struggling with the yard porter who was trying to lock it.

FITZ-JOHN PORTER (1822-1901), American soldier, was born at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on the 31st of August 1822.

But there were some carriages waiting, and as soon as Pierre stepped out of the gate the coachmen and the yard porter noticed him and raised their caps to him.

He was resigned to quietly reading a book until Mrs. Porter the housekeeper showed up a day early, accommodating a family wedding, and Dean's peace began competing with the sounds of a vacuum cleaner and Mrs. Porter's radio music, even worse junk than Fred's usual selections.

Nor was the advice bad, for a porter was likely to be as plentifully fed, and as comfortably lodged, as a poet.

Dean moseyed off to set up his tent while Fred tried to call Mrs. Porter one more time.