Thus on his way in he had dismissed the creditors in the anteroom.
Then he leapt back again, and his leap brought him to the threshold of the anteroom.
Valerie was at table in her anteroom, and "Battista" was in attendance.
He excused himself from Le Chapelier, and went briskly out to the anteroom.
In an instant, from the anteroom to the street, all was commotion.