Stan' up, when mother tells you, and let me hold the cake till you've done.
That's Christmas music," she said, when Aaron had ended, and had secured his piece of cake again.
But he wanted to show her that he was grateful, and the only mode that occurred to him was to offer Aaron a bit more cake.
Now, Maud, bring on the citron;" and Polly began to put the cake together in what seemed a most careless and chaotic manner, while Tom and Maud watched with absorbing interest till it was safely in the oven.
It was a most delectable cake, with a nosegay atop, and round it on the snowy frosting there ran a pink inscription, just as it had been every year since Tom could remember.
I did n't know what to give you, for you 've got everything a man wants, and I was in despair till I remembered that dear grandma always made you a little cake like that, and that you once said it would n't be a happy birthday without it.
It was so funny to see you working away, and never guessing who the cake was for.
Suppose we cut it; I don't seem to care for anything else," said Tom, feeling no appetite, but bound to do justice to that cake, if he fell a victim to his gratitude.
The girl upstairs had broken his heart, ruined his life, and practically compared him to Roland Bean, and his pride should have built up an impassable wall between them, but--she had cake
It is probable that the spectacle which at that moment attracted all looks in that direction, would have made them forget completely the Rat-Hole, and the halt which they intended to make there, if big Eustache, six years of age, whom Mahiette was dragging along by the hand, had not abruptly recalled the object to them: "Mother," said he, as though some instinct warned him that the Rat-Hole was behind him, "can I eat the cake now?
on their return to the University, to Master Andry Musnier's, Rue Madame la Valence, when he had the two arms of the Seine and the five bridges of the city between the Rat-Hole and the cake.
Show me the Rat-Hole, that I may carry her her cake.
Then we must leave the cake on the window," said Oudarde; "some scamp will take it.
Let me give you a bit of fruit cake
and some of the cherry preserves.
She filled the cups, and sighed as she looked at the cake