My head grovelled in the ashes of an extinguished fire, while my feet reposed upon the wreck of a small table, overthrown, and amid the fragments of a miscellaneous dessert
, intermingled with a newspaper, some broken glass and shattered bottles, and an empty jug of the Schiedam Kirschenwasser.
When we had finished and had our little dessert
before us, embellished by the hands of my dear, who would yield the superintendence of everything prepared for me to no one, Miss Flite was so very chatty and happy that I thought I would lead her to her own history, as she was always pleased to talk about herself.
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.
On the piano is a dessert
dish heaped with fruit and sweets, mostly chocolates.
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
I know Glinda," remarked Dorothy, eating for dessert
a dish of charlotte russe, "and when I see her again, I'll ask her to put another King in your place.
meaning, of course, my friends at home; and the idea of how they would pity me has made me pity myself--so greatly that I have had the utmost difficulty to restrain my tears: but I have restrained them, till my little tormentors were gone to dessert
, or cleared off to bed (my only prospects of deliverance), and then, in all the bliss of solitude, I have given myself up to the luxury of an unrestricted burst of weeping.
Julie, nervous and depressed, stole away before dessert
, and Mrs.
After eating our fill of berries, with two nestfuls of partly hatched quail-eggs for dessert
, Lop-Ear and I wandered circumspectly into the woods toward the river.