To divert my mind, I took up the newspaper which had covered the little basket of refreshments
, and which now lay at the bottom of the coach, blushing with a deep-red stain and emitting a potent spirituous fume from the contents of the broken bottle of Kalydor.
And did she not suppose her friend might be glad of some refreshment
after so much exercise?
You will find that the attendant has light refreshments
on board, sir, if you should be wanting anything," the station-master announced.
And don't you know," said the Sheik of the Outfit, "that caravans will then stop here for rest and refreshments
, giving you a chance to steal the camels, the horses, and the goods?
Meantime the King ordered refreshments
to be served to those waiting, and at his command a rudely shaped Nome entered, bearing a tray.
It is not, perhaps, easy for a reader, who hath never been in those circumstances, to imagine the horror with which darkness, rain, and wind, fill persons who have lost their way in the night; and who, consequently, have not the pleasant prospect of warm fires, dry cloaths, and other refreshments
, to support their minds in struggling with the inclemencies of the weather.
Levin stood in the smaller room, where they were smoking and taking light refreshments
, close to his own friends, and listening to what they were saying, he conscientiously exerted all his intelligence trying to understand what was said.
A grand arch, cut in the upper wall at one end, surmounted an oaken orchestra, with an open room behind it, where hothouse plants and stalls for refreshments
were disposed; an agreeable resort for gentlemen disposed to loiter, and yet to exchange the occasional crush down below for a more commodious point of view.
I tell them to pull hard and that at the end of the day's journey they will have much rest and refreshment
," he translated to Professor Bumper and the others.
However, she was not seeking refreshment
or help from any source, either external or from within.
He was very friendly and polite to John, and after giving us a slight look he called a groom to take us to our boxes, and invited John to take some refreshment
I was, and I am, sensible that the air of this chamber, in its strong combination of stable with soup-stock, might have led one to infer that the coaching department was not doing well, and that the enterprising proprietor was boiling down the horses for the refreshment
When we came near that coast, and began to rejoice at the prospect of ease and refreshment
, we were on the sudden alarmed with the sight of a squadron of ships, of what nation we could not at first distinguish, but soon discovered that they were three English and three Dutch, and were preparing to attack us.
D'Artagnan, on his return, sent the twelve bottles of wine to the refreshment
room of the Guards, with strict orders that great care should be taken of it; and then, on the day appointed, as the dinner was fixed for midday D'Artagnan sent Planchet at nine in the morning to assist in preparing everything for the entertainment.
They were then, with no other delay than his pointing out the neatness of the entrance taken into the house; and as soon as they were in the parlour, he welcomed them a second time, with ostentatious formality to his humble abode, and punctually repeated all his wife's offers of refreshment