I don't know how many worlds there may be in the universe, but anyone who had brought me a spoonful of mustard at that precise moment could have had them all.
Harris said he would have given worlds for mustard too.
I daresay both Harris and I would have tried to back out of the bargain after we had got the mustard. One makes these extravagant offers in moments of excitement, but, of course, when one comes to think of it, one sees how absurdly out of proportion they are with the value of the required article.
It cast a gloom over the boat, there being no mustard. We ate our beef in silence.
"Don't hold that confounded thing right under my nose; the mustard makes my eyes smart."
When he came back all inconvenient emotion had been disposed of, and, having delivered a box of the hottest mustard procurable for money, he departed to "blow up" Mac, that being his next duty in his opinion.
"I wonder why the burglar wanted mustard, too," he went on, taking a mustard-pot from another pocket.
Father Brown, who was making the salad, tipped two spoonfuls of the mustard into the tumbler of water beside him; stood up and said in a new, loud and sudden voice--"Drink that!"
After the wagon containing the berry pickers had passed, he went across the field through the tall mustard
weeds and climbing a rail fence peered anxiously along the road to the town.
Tildy looked up and saw him, gasped, and pressed the mustard
spoon against her heart.
To this the duchess said, "Sancho, my friend, mind what you are saying; it seems you could not have seen the earth, but only the men walking on it; for if the earth looked to you like a grain of mustard
seed, and each man like a hazel nut, one man alone would have covered the whole earth."
Tod's pie dish, and his knife and fork and mustard
and salt cellar and his table-cloth that he had left folded up in the dresser--all set out for supper (or breakfast)--without doubt for that odious Tommy Brock
I even went so far as to humor some of his less reprehensible propensities; and there were times when I found myself lauding his wicked jokes, as epicures do mustard
, with tears in my eyes: -- so profoundly did it grieve me to hear his evil talk.
These artists will take particles of stone or glass no larger than a mustard
seed, and piece them together on a sleeve button or a shirt stud, so smoothly and with such nice adjustment of the delicate shades of color the pieces bear, as to form a pigmy rose with stem, thorn, leaves, petals complete, and all as softly and as truthfully tinted as though Nature had builded it herself.
Why would anyone make mustard
at home with the gazillion mustards
available on supermarket shelves?