was drunk with all the enthusiasm that was wanting to the last, and it certainly was the most picturesque moment in the scene when Mr.
Long and long ago, when the Empress of India was a young woman, and there were no unclean ideals in the land, it was the custom of a few messes to drink the Queen's toast
in broken glass, to the vast delight of the mess-contractors.
We celebrated a lady's birthday anniversary with toasts
, speeches, a poem, and so forth.
As soon as the singing was over, another and another toast
was proposed and Count Ilya Rostov became more and more moved, more glass was smashed, and the shouting grew louder.
I have always heard say that a nightingale on toast
is dainty morsel.
Do have toast
for tea, Polly, and let me make it with the new toasting fork; it 's such fun to play cook.
Mr Squeers had before him a small measure of coffee, a plate of hot toast
, and a cold round of beef; but he was at that moment intent on preparing breakfast for the little boys.
He had produced a toasting-fork from his study, and set Tom to toast
the sausages, while he mounted guard over their butter and potatoes.
I'm drinking a toast
,' Hugh rejoined, holding the glass above his head, and fixing his eyes on Mr Haredale's face; 'a toast
to this house and its master.
He emptied and put down the wine-glass half-way through this ancient civic toast
, and took up the box.
Cluppins proposed as a toast
, 'Success to Bardell agin Pickwick'; and then the ladies emptied their glasses in honour of the sentiment, and got very talkative directly.
Then the good woman entered in a long and minute account of Kit's life and history from the earliest period down to that time, not omitting to make mention of his miraculous fall out of a back-parlour window when an infant of tender years, or his uncommon sufferings in a state of measles, which were illustrated by correct imitations of the plaintive manner in which he called for toast
and water, day and night, and said, 'don't cry, mother, I shall soon be better;' for proof of which statements reference was made to Mrs Green, lodger, at the cheesemonger's round the corner, and divers other ladies and gentlemen in various parts of England and Wales