"Katie, your kid's on line two!" one of the cooks shouted back to her.
While in the Rostovs' ballroom the sixth anglaise was being danced, to a tune in which the weary musicians blundered, and while tired footmen and cooks were getting the supper, Count Bezukhov had a sixth stroke.
They are clever cooks, and for their feasts preparations are sometimes made months in advance, and enormous waste results from them.
He appears to have gone somewhat out of the beaten track in his choice of subjects, and it is evident that cooks held an important position in his list of characters.