Your great-great-great-great-grandmother had these cups
, when she was married," said Hepzibah to Phoebe.
Fair fresh leaves, and buds--and buds--tiny at first but swelling and working Magic until they burst and uncurled into cups
of scent delicately spilling themselves over their brims and filling the garden air.
Early as it was, on the windy March morning, the room in which he lay abed was already scrubbed throughout; and between the cups
and saucers arranged for breakfast, and the lumbering deal table, a very clean white cloth was spread.
The tray was kept from tumbling down, by a bible; and the tray, if it had tumbled down, would have smashed a quantity of cups
and saucers and a teapot that were grouped around the book.
A teaboard, cups
and saucers, plates, knives and forks (including carvers), spoons (various), saltcellars, a meek little muffin confined with the utmost precaution under a strong iron cover, Moses in the bullrushes typified by a soft bit of butter in a quantity of parsley, a pale loaf with a powdered head, two proof impressions of the bars of the kitchen fire-place on triangular bits of bread, and ultimately a fat family urn: which the waiter staggered in with, expressing in his countenance burden and suffering.
I turned to her bicycle, and, examining it with the air of a man who had won silver cups
in his day, I speedily discovered what had been the mischief.
Mean while at Table EVE Ministerd naked, and thir flowing cups
With pleasant liquors crown'd: O innocence Deserving Paradise
There was a rattle of cups
and saucers and the hissing of a fluted Georgian urn.
On his return, Noureddin said: "We have still need of cups
to drink from, and of fruit, if you can procure us some.
I saw, with the utmost surprise, an old Moor enter my chamber, with a kind of small dagger, all over rusty, and a mallet in his hand, and three cups
of horn about half a foot long.
By this time, you must know, the feast had progressed far, and the butchers were deep in their cups
Fire-flies hung in bright clusters on the dewy leaves, that waved in the cool night-wind; and the flowers stood gazing, in very wonder, at the little Elves, who lay among the fern-leaves, swung in the vine-boughs, sailed on the lake in lily cups
, or danced on the mossy ground, to the music of the hare-bells, who rung out their merriest peal in honor of the night.