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My father was absent from home at the time of my arrival, and I was informed by the maid that he had driven over to Ross with John Cobb, the groom.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Prince Kuzovlev sat with a white face on his thoroughbred mare from the Grabovsky stud, while an English groom led her by the bridle.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Going into the hall he saw a handsome groom, in a braided livery and a bear fur cape, holding a white fur cloak.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Sergey Ivanovitch and Katavasov had only just reached the station of the Kursk line, which was particularly busy and full of people that day, when, looking round for the groom who was following with their things, they saw a party of volunteers driving up in four cabs.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Having left that soldier who was evidently drunk, Rostov stopped the horse of a batman or groom of some important personage and began to question him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She was followed by Petya who always kept close to her, by Michael, a huntsman, and by a groom appointed to look after her.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Every house in Mozhaysk had soldiers quartered in it, and at the hostel where Pierre was met by his groom and coachman there was no room to be had.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The precious minutes were flying, however; the big chestnuts pawed the ground and flecked their impatient sides with foam; the coachman seemed to be slowly petrifying on the box, and the groom on the doorstep; and still the lady did not come.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
A groom in livery was opening the carriage doors; a lady in a black veil and a black mantle was getting out of it.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
There were so many marriages that month while Johnston was holding the enemy at Kennesaw Mountain, marriages with the bride turned out in blushing happiness and the hastily borrowed finery of a dozen friends and the groom with saber banging at patched knees.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
That a weak diseased body, a meagre countenance, and sallow complexion, are the true marks of noble blood; and a healthy robust appearance is so disgraceful in a man of quality, that the world concludes his real father to have been a groom or a coachman.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context