When noon came they opened the Fox-King's basket of luncheon, and found a nice roasted turkey with cranberry sauce and some slices
of bread and butter.
To-night, Joe several times invited me, by the display of his fast-diminishing slice
, to enter upon our usual friendly competition; but he found me, each time, with my yellow mug of tea on one knee, and my untouched bread-and-butter on the other.
And when I spotted this slice
of his I just gave him a bit of advice.
Then, my boy, if you are really faint with hunger, eat two slices
of your pride; and I hope they don't give you indigestion.
my Lady muttered to herself with great decision, crossing the room and opening a cupboard, from which she presently returned with two slices
I wonder how you'd like it, if I were to cut a slice
out of YOU, you creature
It held two thick pieces of bread with a slice
of something laid between them.
He brought with him several slices
of meat in order to pacify the Housedog, so that he would not alarm his master by barking.
Within the pail were three slices
of turkey, two slices
of cold tongue, some lobster salad, four slices
of bread and butter, a small custard pie, an orange and nine large strawberries, and some nuts and raisins.
One of the attending harpooneers now advances with a long, keen weapon called a boarding-sword, and watching his chance he dexterously slices
out a considerable hole in the lower part of the swaying mass.
It enjoins him to be careful, and cut his work into as thin slices
as possible, inasmuch as by so doing the business of boiling out the oil is much accelerated, and its quantity considerably increased, besides perhaps improving it in quality.
When Saxon had served the beans, and Billy the coffee, she stood still a moment and surveyed the spread meal on the blankets--the canister of sugar, the condensed milk tin, the sliced corned beef, the lettuce salad and sliced tomatoes, the slices of fresh French bread, and the steaming plates of beans and mugs of coffee.