Hetty blushed a deep rose-colour when Captain Donnithorne entered the dairy and spoke to her; but it was not at all a distressed blush, for it was inwreathed with smiles and dimples, and with sparkles from under long, curled, dark eyelashes; and while her aunt was discoursing to him about the limited amount of milk that was to be spared for butter
and cheese so long as the calves were not all weaned, and a large quantity but inferior quality of milk yielded by the shorthorn, which had been bought on experiment, together with other matters which must be interesting to a young gentleman who would one day be a landlord, Hetty tossed and patted her pound of butter
with quite a self-possessed, coquettish air, slyly conscious that no turn of her head was lost.
"A rolling-pin and butter
! Oh, my poor son Thomas!" exclaimed Tabitha, wringing her paws.
"And begad, so 't have!" said the dairyman, who held in his left hand a wooden slice on which a lump of butter
When it is done, remove it; blow off all the ashes but one layer; butter
that one and eat.
And everybody runs to see, and she snatches off my hat, and out comes the bread and what was left of the butter
, and she grabbed me, and hugged me, and says:
The old lady was glad to meet the little girl and gave her a slice of white bread and butter
which had been used as a door-mat.
`It was the BEST butter
,' the March Hare meekly replied.
"I don't mind about the butter
," she said, "and I--I'm sorry he hurt you!" And she tried to shake hands with the little ruffian: but Uggug only blubbered louder, and wouldn't make friends.
Hatta looked round and nodded, and went on with his bread and butter
She sat down and proceeded to cut bread and butter
. It amused Philip to see that she treated her husband as though he were a child.
Peter, his companion, was a very different sort of fellow; short, bow-legged, and as fat as butter
. He always seemed pleased when he met people on the road, smiled and took off his cap to everyone, men as well as women.
Their way of dressing their meat, an European, till he hath been long accustomed to it, can hardly be persuaded to like; everything they eat smells strong and swims with butter
. They make no use of either linen or plates.
It's really delightful to feel worried because butter
has gone up five cents a pound."
'I wish yer'd ordered her to make some buttered
One can walk along at one's leisure behind that cow--keep good company, and have milk, butter
, and cheese, every day, into the bargain.