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- n. a body servant, or personal attendant.
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- n. a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
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The surgeon, valet de chambre of the marechal, maintained it was not the gout, and dressed the suffering part with beaume tranquille.
But the first thing necessary was to see the place, and we agreed upon a day when the marechal was to send his valet de chambre with a carriage to take me to it.
M. despair was at its height, when M. Hubert, ordinary valet de chambre of the Emperor, came to tell me that his M.jesty would give me all I wished if I would follow him, and that three hundred thousand francs would be immediately handed me.
The governor said, “That in his own person were to be considered the services of the count his father; and that those hundred thousand crowns, which would be gained at least by Pereyra, were a more suitable reward for the son of Atayda, than for the valet de chambre of Cotigno.”
The valet de chambre took General Drouot apart, and told him what he had heard.