It took four men, all four ablaze with gorgeous decoration, and the Chief of them unable to exist with fewer than two gold watches in his pocket, emulative of the noble and chaste fashion set by Monseigneur, to conduct the happy chocolate
to Monseigneur's lips.
After delivering himself of these remarks, he fell again into his smiling train of reflection; from which he roused himself at length to finish his chocolate
, which was getting cold, and ring the bell for more.
At supper the men ate like vikings, and the chocolate
cake, which I had hoped would linger on until tomorrow in a mutilated condition, disappeared on the second round.
Higgins whips out his penknife; cuts a chocolate
in two; puts one half into his mouth and bolts it; and offers her the other half.
But before, while she was drinking the chocolate
which I made for her, I tried to get her to sign a paper giving over the house to me, but she only closed her eyes and begged me to try and be a good sister and leave her alone for half an hour.
She had made one last appeal to friends, but, against the chill wall of their respectability, the voice of the erring outcast fell unheeded; and then she had gone to see her child - had held it in her arms and kissed it, in a weary, dull sort of way, and without betraying any particular emotion of any kind, and had left it, after putting into its hand a penny box of chocolate
she had bought it, and afterwards, with her last few shillings, had taken a ticket and come down to Goring.
There was an extra bed in it tonight, very near my own, but differently shaped, and scarcely less conspicuous was the new mantel-shelf ornament: a tumbler of milk, with a biscuit on top of it, and a chocolate
riding on the biscuit.
We must have cold tongue and chicken, French chocolate
and ice cream, besides.
I'm longing to see them," admitted Phil, between the chocolate
she was nibbling.
I'd only learned chocolate
fudge and fig cake, though, when--when I had to stop.
Miss Crawley, be it known, did not leave her room until near noon-- taking chocolate
in bed in the morning, while Becky Sharp read the Morning Post to her, or otherwise amusing herself or dawdling.
Mademoiselle offered Edna some chocolates
in a paper bag, which she took from her pocket, by way of showing that she bore no ill feeling.