The butler who had been left behind in charge of Riversbrook was a man named Hill, but he was not in the house on the night of the tragedy.
"I thought," he said, at last "I thought that Jack Butler was a favourite of hers?"
During a portion of President Jackson's administration Mr. Butler was Attorney-General of the United States.
The butler's was a common enough case.
Reuben Butler was the grandson of a trooper in Monk's army, and had been brought up by a grandmother, a widow, a cotter who struggled with poverty and the hard and sterile soil on the land of the Laird of Dumbiedikes.
He wrote his friend Schober in 1818 of the Esterhazy visit: "The cook is a pleasant fellow; the housemaid is very pretty and often pays me a visit; the butler is my rival."
His butler was a Javanese, his chef a Quan-tung Chinese, his valet a Japanese, his chambermaid a Martinique negress, and his chauffeur an American expert.
Professor Butler had formerly been tutor in the family of the Wards, and was equally esteemed by them and the public of Louisville generally.
He had no other servants in his house than men cooks; his butler, footman, housekeeper, coachman, and grooms, were all cooks.
William Butler Yeats.--One of the most talented and active workers in this Celtic Renaissance is William Butler Yeats, born in 1865 in Dublin, Ireland.
O butler, beyond discourse, beyond any element; she's a paragon for a prince, rather than a fit implement for a gentleman.
Butler is a friend of Boone's, and he has given me authority to summon all the troops within reach to my aid.
The butler is the only servant here and he can't say for certain that it belonged to his master.
My butler was a soldier who had been with me in India, and was not supposed to fear anything,--man or devil,--certainly not the former; and I felt that I was losing time.