The emperor had dozens of servants to wait upon him.
An invitation to the Swedish court was urged upon Descartes, and after much hesitation accepted; a vessel of the royal navy was ordered to wait upon him, and in September 1649 he left Egmond for the north.
Abisares preferred to play a double game and wait upon events.
The people and the Jews remained in a state of civil war, until each side sent an embassy (40) to wait upon the emperor.
Again, in direct-fired furnaces there are commonly seven or eight rows of retorts, one above another, so that to serve the upper rows the workman must stand upon a table, where he is exposed to the full heat of the furnace and requires a helper to wait upon him.
The duke was then in Romagna, and it was Machiavelli's duty to wait upon and watch him.