She put her hand up and pulled it hard and quick and broke the fastening and needed it right into the loaf
. Then she put the loaf
in the pan and set it in the oven.
It was some time before the perfect loaf
appeared, for bread-making is an art not easily learned, and Aunt Plenty was very thorough in her teaching; so Rose studied yeast first, and through various stages of cake and biscuit came at last to the crowning glory of the "handsome, wholesome loaf
." It appeared at tea-time, on a silver salver, proudly borne in by Phebe, who could not refrain from whispering, with a beaming face, as she set it down before Dr.
“You may laugh, Cousin Elizabeth—you may laugh, madam,” retorted Richard, turning himself so much in his saddle as to face the party, and making dignified gestures with his whip; “but I appeal to common sense, good sense, or, what is of more importance than either, to the sense of taste, which is one of the five natural senses, whether a big loaf
of sugar is not likely to contain a better illustration of a proposition than such a lump as one of your Dutch women puts under her tongue when she drinks her tea.
"Shall we go right away?" she asked, after draining her glass and brushing together the crumbs of the crusty loaf
'Well, my love,' he returned, swallowing a bit of the cottage loaf
with considerable effort, for it seemed to stick by the way: 'I should have thought it was hardly sufficiently splendid for existing circumstances.'
'I quite agree with you,' answered the second brother, 'and my advice is to eat up his loaf
of bread, and then to refuse to give him a bit of ours until he has promised to let us put out his eyes or break his legs.'
Assisting Oliver to rise, the young gentleman took him to an adjacent chandler's shop, where he purchased a sufficiency of ready-dressed ham and a half-quartern loaf
, or, as he himself expressed it, 'a fourpenny bran!' the ham being kept clean and preserved from dust, by the ingenious expedient of making a hole in the loaf
by pulling out a portion of the crumb, and stuffing it therein.
It was a standard loaf
, containing eighty per cent of semolina, and it practically wiped the Infant Samuel out of existence.
But then, Joe was not in love, had none of the responsibilities of love, and he could afford to loaf
through the land of nothing-to-do.
Methinks a good loaf
of white bread, with a piece of snow-white cheese, washed down with a draught of humming ale, were a feast for a king."
The brown loaf
was out, the white loaf
was out, the toast rack was out, the doughnuts were out, the milk was skimmed, the butter had been brought from the dairy.
along the back streets studying and studying.