I do not see anything very funny about it," declared a spoon
I readily answered, 'No, sir, I'll buy the spoons still, if he can match my odd spoon, which I brought for a pattern'; and the goldsmith showed me some of the very same fashion.
Alderman saw my money, he said, 'Well, madam, now I am satisfied you were wronged, and it was for this reason that I moved you should buy the spoons, and stayed till you had bought them, for if you had not had money to pay for them, I should have suspected that you did not come into the shop with an intent to buy, for indeed the sort of people who come upon these designs that you have been charged with, are seldom troubled with much gold in their pockets, as I see you are.
Duchess had had four helps already, and was fumbling with the spoon
She showed her perception of this similarity by laying the label KEY upon the key, and the label SPOON
upon the spoon
Half-a-dozen dishes stood upon the shelves; the table was laid for supper with a bowl of porridge, a horn spoon
, and a cup of small beer.
His present of money, needful as it was, made little impression on his parents; and I have heard Amelia say that the first day on which she saw her father lift up his head after the failure was on the receipt of the packet of forks and spoons
with the young stockbrokers' love, over which he burst out crying like a child, being greatly more affected than even his wife, to whom the present was addressed.
Mary Hendrikhovna assented and began looking for the spoon
which someone meanwhile had pounced on.
Well, now I think it's done," said Dolly, dropping the syrup from the spoon
And imagine me, who had melted a silver spoon
in my mouth--a sizable silver spoon
steward--imagine me, my old sore bones, my old belly reminiscent of youth's delights, my old palate ticklish yet and not all withered of the deviltries of taste learned in younger days--as I say, steward, imagine me, who had ever been free-handed, lavish, saving that dollar and a half intact like a miser, never spending a penny of it on tobacco, never mitigating by purchase of any little delicacy the sad condition of my stomach that protested against the harshness and indigestibility of our poor fare.
Drat the things,' said the lady, opening the cupboard; 'I can't find the school spoon
I've got a wold silver spoon
, and a wold graven seal at home, too; but, Lord, what's a spoon
Next day Tom stole a pewter spoon
and a brass candlestick in the house, for to make some pens for Jim out of, and six tallow candles; and I hung around the nigger cabins and laid for a chance, and stole three tin plates.
It is not above a year ago that I lost a silver spoon
There was no other person in the room but the old Jew, who was boiling some coffee in a saucepan for breakfast, and whistling softly to himself as he stirred it round and round, with an iron spoon