He then ordered the purser's steward to splice the main-brace.
The purser had come to the bridge, and now approached Cornish.
The purser said that the dragon's name was Mrs. Scrivener-Yapling, with a hyphen.
The purser's room was well forward on the Atlantic steamship.
I may say, however, that the purser was not as silent as the captain.
How can I help you but by speaking to the captain or purser?
When the purser was at liberty, the steward explained to him the difficulty which had arisen.
At meals she sat beside the Purser, and seemed more or less under his wing.
His name was Tordoff on the ship's books, but that was a "purser's name."
You should know, sir, that it is the purser and not the captain whom you should see.