she asked, after draining her glass and brushing together the crumbs of the crusty loaf
I sat down to my brown loaf
, my egg, and my rasher of bacon, with a basin of milk besides, and made a most delicious meal.
He met with more adventures than can be told, and narrowly escaped being caught by the Basking Shark, and the Spotted Shark, and the Hammerhead, and he met all the untrustworthy ruffians that loaf
up and down the seas, and the heavy polite fish, and the scarlet spotted scallops that are moored in one place for hundreds of years, and grow very proud of it; but he never met Sea Cow, and he never found an island that he could fancy.
Before starting their mother gave them each a loaf
of bread and her blessing, and having taken a tender farewell of her and their father the three set forth on their travels.
She bought a loaf
of brown bread and five currant buns.
For all that," answered Don Quixote, "I would rather have just now a quarter of bread, or a loaf
and a couple of pilchards' heads, than all the herbs described by Dioscorides, even with Doctor Laguna's notes.
A stone held between his feet, cut in the shape of a sugar loaf
, whilst a rope fastened him to his boat, helped him to descend more rapidly.
Only, to alleviate the tediousness of the duty, Athos allowed him to take a loaf
, two cutlets, and a bottle of wine.
said Busoni disdainfully; "poverty may make a man beg, steal a loaf
of bread at a baker's door, but not cause him to open a secretary in a house supposed to be inhabited.
She was most economical, and when she ate she would gather up crumbs with the tip of her finger, so that nothing should be wasted of the loaf
of bread weighing twelve pounds which was baked especially for her and lasted three weeks.
Telemachus took a whole loaf
from the bread-basket, with as much meat as he could hold in his two hands, and said to Eumaeus, "Take this to the stranger, and tell him to go the round of the suitors, and beg from them; a beggar must not be shamefaced.
Come, now," he went on, bringing forward the bottle and the loaf
and pouring some wine into a cup, "I must have a bit and a sup myself.