I've got a third dog, who comes in at dessert
-- a drunken old sea-dog who has followed my fortunes, afloat and ashore, for fifty years and more.
These, however, were small drawbacks, and easily forgotten when the cloth was cleared, and the dessert
put on the table; at which period of the entertainment the handy young man was discovered to be speechless.
Planchet, by way of dessert
, would have liked to hear the conversation; but the citizen declared to D'Artagnan that what he had to say being important and confidential, he desired to be left alone with him.
Therefore, when, at dessert
, upon a sign from D'Artagnan, Porthos had sent away his servants and the two friends were alone:
He set before his master a frugal, but perfectly Parisian repast: roast meat, cooked at the baker's, with vegetables, salad, and a dessert
borrowed from the shop itself.
I had just consummated an unusually hearty dinner, of which the dyspeptic truffe formed not the least important item, and was sitting alone in the dining-room, with my feet upon the fender, and at my elbow a small table which I had rolled up to the fire, and upon which were some apologies for dessert
, with some miscellaneous bottles of wine, spirit andliqueur.
How clearly I saw the long saloon table, only laid, however, abaft the mast; the glittering glass, the cool white napery, the poor old dried dessert
in the green dishes
A message from the Queen arrived while they were at dessert
A small dessert
apple, bright red on one side and greenish- white on the other.
She looks quickly at him: he does not look at her, but examines the dessert
stand on the piano and decides that he will eat an apple].
The latter seemed only half decided to disturb himself thus in the middle of supper, and it was clear he was trying to invent some pretext, whether good or bad, for delay, at any rate till after dessert
Dinner at six - soup, fish, entree, joint, poultry, salad, sweets, cheese, and dessert
The German tutor was trying to remember all the dishes, wines, and kinds of dessert
, in order to send a full description of the dinner to his people in Germany; and he felt greatly offended when the butler with a bottle wrapped in a napkin passed him by.
The plates succeeded each other swiftly and noiselessly in front of her, and the table was decked for dessert
, and as the talk murmured on in familiar grooves, she sat there, rather like a judge, listening to her parents, who did, indeed, feel it very pleasant when they made her laugh.
When the ladies were in the drawing-room after Lydgate had been called away from the dessert