But the doorman was only the opening note of a great symphony.
A doorman was holding it, and bowing to each of the four as they passed.
Page said "Good morning" to his doorman with the same deference that he showed to Sir Edward Grey, and there was not a little stenographer in the building whose joys and sorrows did not arouse in him the most friendly interest.
When we reached the White House, I asked the doormanif the President had arrived.
At headquarters one day the doorman told him that the inspector had been taken ill.
Nevertheless the brief telephone conversation with the doorman had informed him that the inspector attached an uncommon importance to the chance capture of the Chinaman.
When he returned to the central office in the afternoon the doorman beckoned to him.
After a moment the doorman called: "Inspector says, walk in.
Heaven turned out to be an equally ruinous neighborhood, but it had a club with an awning and a huge doorman uniformed like a spaceman, but in gaudy colors.
My experience as Doorman of the White House has taught me that my first duty is to obey the orders of my Chief---- MRS.
The doorman will let you know," said the croupier, and with a bow to John Bruce resumed the interrupted game.
He looked at his watch now as he saw the doormancoming toward the supper room with his hat and coat.
He entered the supper room, and while old Jake plied him with delicacies he saw the doorman emerge from the telephone booth out in the hall, hurry away, and presently return, talking earnestly with Monsieur Henri de Lavergne.
Then, to the doorman as the porter made off, "Will you get me a cab?
A doorman stopped him and asked him what he wanted.
At a quarter to twelve, his patience exhausted, he opened the stage door and told the doorman he was waiting for one of the girls in the sextette.
But this particular store had, quite naturally, no facilities for doing a carriage business, a fact which the doorman laconically explained.
The doorman bowed, pleasantly, but not obsequiously, and Prescott went straight to the desk.
The doorman and the desk clerk at the small hotel where he lived were almost certain that he had came in that afternoon, just about six, as he said he did.
Of course, I passed the doorman and the desk people.
Moreover, he drew the attention of the doorman to the time on its illuminated dial, and so, the luminous face fixed the time, but Pollard would have had on no wrist watch.
The doorman happened to catch sight of Pollard's wrist watch as he got into the cab.
They stood at the entrance and the Sphinxlike doorman opened the door to let them pass.
She fell quickly to rearranging her hair and hat in preparation for the short dash past the doorman and at the end she looked at him and smiled.
He pressed the button-call, and ordered the doorman to send in Cassidy.
The doorman appeared with that automatic precision which made him valuable in his position, and the Inspector hailed the ready presence with a feeling of profound relief.
Then, as the doorman reappeared, he gave his order: "Dan, have the Turner woman brought up.
A grin of evil humor writhed the lips of the police official, and he added to the attentive doorman a word of direction that might well be interpreted by the malevolent expression on his face.
Burke pressed the button on the desk, and, when the doorman appeared, ordered that the prisoner be returned to her cell.
Burke disregarded the question as completely as if it had not been uttered, and went on speaking to the doorman with a suggestion in his words that was effective.
As the doorman went out after having fulfilled these commands, the Inspector lighted the cigar which he had retained still in his mouth, and then seated himself in the chair that was set partly facing the windows opening on the corridor.
He pressed the button on his desk, and, as the doorman appeared, addressed that functionary.
The doormangrinned appreciatively, and herded his victims from the place.
As the doorman appeared in answer to the buzzer, he directed that the stenographer be summoned at once.
As the detective went out, the doorman promptly entered, and thereat Burke proceeded with the further instructions necessary to the carrying out of his scheme.
You put the blame on us, and every time I go there now the doorman looks at me unkindly.
He was aware that the ticket girl was giggling and that the doormaneyed him amusedly as he hurried into the theatre again and he wondered if they were parties to the hoax.
Go easy now," counseled the doorman as he tried to hold back a short, stout, excited man who was pushing his way into the station.
Not this time," replied a voice, and Mark, now that his eyes were fully opened, saw the doorman bending over him.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "doorman" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.