Jackson had helped himself to a slice
of the tepid filet which the mournful butler had handed him with a look as sceptical as his own, and had rejected the mushroom sauce after a scarcely perceptible sniff.
I want to know why you object," she said; taking back the neglected slice
, and eating it herself.
When noon came they opened the Fox-King's basket of luncheon, and found a nice roasted turkey with cranberry sauce and some slices
of bread and butter.
I wonder how you'd like it, if I were to cut a slice
out of YOU, you creature
If you help me to carry these jugs home, I'll give you a slice of bread.
Then, my boy, if you are really faint with hunger, eat two slices of your pride; and I hope they don't give you indigestion.
That being so, if you got rid of his slice for him it seems to me, that you earned your money.
And when I spotted this slice of his I just gave him a bit of advice.
It was a substantial meal; for, over and above the ordinary tea equipage, the board creaked beneath the weight of a jolly round of beef, a ham of the first magnitude, and sundry towers of buttered Yorkshire cake, piled slice
in most alluring order.
I get on better when I talk,' said Noah, cutting a monstrous slice
A small tray of tea-things was arranged on the table; a plate of hot buttered toast was gently simmering before the fire; and the red-nosed man himself was busily engaged in converting a large slice
of bread into the same agreeable edible, through the instrumentality of a long brass toasting-fork.
It enjoins him to be careful, and cut his work into as thin slices
as possible, inasmuch as by so doing the business of boiling out the oil is much accelerated, and its quantity considerably increased, besides perhaps improving it in quality.
She spread jam for him and cut up the bread and butter into convenient slices
for him to eat.
He brought with him several slices
of meat in order to pacify the Housedog, so that he would not alarm his master by barking.
The sturdy children that ran out upon the street between meals with huge slices
of bread and butter and sugar now came out with no sugar and with thinner slices
spread more thinly with butter.