From The Painted Veil
[Waddington walks in to the Fanes' new house
You must be the doctor's wife. I've just met your husband and invited myself to dinner. I've kept the Watsons' cook for you - she's not bad. She'll have to do for your amah as well. We're a little short-handed here.
[Remembering he hasn't introduced himself yet
Sorry, my name is Waddington.