The casket of the skull is broken into with an axe, and the two plump, whitish lobes being withdrawn (precisely resembling two large puddings), they are then mixed with flour, and cooked into a most delectable mess, in flavor somewhat resembling calves' head, which is quite a dish
among some epicures; and every one knows that some young bucks among the epicures, by continually dining upon calves' brains, by and by get to have a little brains of their own, so as to be able to tell a calf's head from their own heads; which, indeed, requires uncommon discrimination.
The old white snails were the first persons of distinction in the world, that they knew; the forest was planted for their sake, and the manor-house was there that they might be boiled and laid on a silver dish
She poured into the dish
a quantity from each of these bottles.
Perhaps if the roast of mutton or of beef--a big, generous one--were brought on the table and carved in full view of the client, that might give the right sense of earnestness and reality to the thing; but they don't do that, they pass the sliced meat around on a dish
, and so you are perfectly calm, it does not stir you in the least.
Then Ashputtel brought the dish
to her mother, overjoyed at the thought that now she should go to the ball.
The chief thing I have to do is to attend at his dinners and suppers and allow him to eat what appears to me to be fit for him, and keep from him what I think will do him harm and be injurious to his stomach; and therefore I ordered that plate of fruit to be removed as being too moist, and that other dish
I ordered to he removed as being too hot and containing many spices that stimulate thirst; for he who drinks much kills and consumes the radical moisture wherein life consists.
She set the dish
on, touched my guardian quietly on the arm with a finger to notify that dinner was ready, and vanished.
In the place of the fowl a dish
of haricot beans made its appearance--an enormous dish
in which some bones of mutton that at first sight one might have believed to have some meat on them pretended to show themselves.
Haigha took a large cake out of the bag, and gave it to Alice to hold, while he got out a dish
I WILL get some worms and go fishing and catch a dish
of minnows for my dinner," said Mr.
It was a dinner for a King when he brought in a huge dish
of it, succulent with tomatoes, and we ate it together with the good household bread and a bottle of red wine.
Several present, such as the Candy Man, the Rubber Bear, Tik-tok, and the Scarecrow, were not made so they could eat, and the Queen of Merryland contented herself with a small dish
of sawdust; but these enjoyed the pomp and glitter of the gorgeous scene as much as did those who feasted.